Judy Mathieson

Photos

QSOS_059_a.jpg

Title

Judy Mathieson

Subject

Quilts
Quilting
Textiles
Textile artists
Artists
Arts & crafts
Art--Commissioning
Quilts--Design
Fabrics
Fabric arts
Creativity
Male quiltmakers
Quilting today
Craft and art
Decorative arts
Crafts & decorating

Description

Rebecca Salinger interviews Judy Mathieson, an award-winning quilter and teacher, about her life and career in quilting. Mathieson discusses her signature traditional quilt design, the "mariner's compass" design. She talks about how she creates her quilts and what inspires her, particularly the textiles she works with and the other traditional designs she uses in her quilts. Mathieson also discusses the quilting industry, including her feelings on male quiltmakers, how quilting impacts the lives of women, and the expressive qualities of quilt making. As a licensed quilt judge, Mathieson talks about what she looks for when judging a quilt, as well as the qualities of a great quilter and quilt. Mathieson discusses her future in quilting with the interviewer, her plans for future quilts, and any advice she has for quilters.

Identifier

2019oh0566_qsosiqf0050
QSOS_059

Interviewee

Judy Mathieson

Interviewer

Rebecca Salinger

Interview sponsor

Karen Alexander

Interview Keyword

Textile arts
Creativity in quilting
Quilting as a craft
Quilting as an art
Textile production
Award-winning quilters
100 Best Quilts of the 20th Century
Teaching quilting
Technical aspects of quilting
Future of quilting
Mariner's compass


Citation

“Judy Mathieson,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed October 22, 2019, http://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2484.