Irma Gail Hatcher

Photos

QSOS_046_a.jpg

Title

Irma Gail Hatcher

Subject

Quilts
Quilters
Quilts--Design.
Fabrics
Fabric arts
Textiles
Textile artists
Decorative arts
Crafts & decorating
Women
Artists
Sewing
Sewing machines
Families
Arts & crafts

Description

Phyllis J. Harris interviews Irma Gail Hatcher, an award-winning quilter at the Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas. Hatcher's quilt, "Conway Album", was included in the 100 Best American Quilts of the 20th Century collection. In the interview, Hatcher discusses several of her quilts, including 2 quilts she created for her twin granddaughters. She discusses technical aspects of quilting, including how she creates her designs, the techniques she uses to create her quilts, and her design inspirations. She talks about the personal side of quilting, such as the qualities of a great quilter and quilt, and her career as a quilt teacher. She discusses her family and how her quilting impacts their lives.

Identifier

2019oh0557_qsosiqf0041
QSOS_046

Interviewee

Irma Gail Hatcher

Interviewer

Phyllis J. Harris

Interview sponsor

Elizabeth Joe

Interview Keyword

Award-winning quilts
Baltimore quilts
Applique quilts
Creative processes
Family life
Quilt teachers
Family quilts
Family heirlooms
Quilt exhibits
Quilt festivals
Personal opinions
Hand quilting
Machine quilting
Quilting techniques
Quilting as art
Quilt color schemes
Quilting impact on culture


Citation

“Irma Gail Hatcher,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed December 11, 2019, http://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2480.