Marlene Peterman

Photos

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Title

Marlene Peterman

Subject

Quilts
Quilting
Textiles
Textile artists
Decorative arts
Crafts & decorating
Women
Artists
Sewing
Arts & crafts
Quilts--Design.
Great Britain
Women's history
Scottish Americans
Sewing machines
Machine sewing
Quilts as art

Description

Hester Able interviews Marlene Peterman, a quilter and quilting teacher, for the Quilters' S.O.S. Oral History Project. Peterman discusses personal aspects of her quilting, including how she began quilting, her personal style of quilting, and her daily routine of quilting. She talks about her broader feelings about quilting, including what she believes to be qualities of a great quilter, as well as a great quilt. She discusses personal quilt use as well as preservation. She also talks about the history of quilting in the United Kingdom, and the impact of quilting on American women’s history.

Identifier

2019oh0661_qsosiqf0145

Interviewee

Marlene Peterman

Interviewer

Hester Able

Interview sponsor

Leslie Tucker Jenison

Interview Keyword

Personal life
Designing quilts
Museum quilts
Traditional quilts
Historical quilts
Technical aspects of quilting
Hand quilting
Machine piecing
Hand piecing
Stress relief
Teaching quilting
Quilting careers
Scottish traditions
Craft stores
American quilts
Baltimore quilts


Citation

“Marlene Peterman,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed October 22, 2019, http://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2503.