Nancy Martin

Photos

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Title

Nancy Martin

Subject

Quilts--Design.
Quilts
Quilting
Textiles
Textile artists
Decorative arts
Crafts & decorating
Women
Sewing
Sewing machines
Families
Artists
Gifts
College majors
Quilting as art
Fabrics
Fabric arts

Description

Kay Jones interviews Nancy Martin, a quilter and quilt book writer from New Jersey. Martin discusses her personal connections to quilting, including how she began quilt, how quilting has impacted her family life, and her quilt business and books she has written. She talks about her formal education in elementary education and how it has influenced her quilting abilities and ability to teach quilting classes. She also talks about broader aspects of quilting, including what makes a great quilter as well as a great quilt and museum quilt. She talks about the cultural impact of quilting on her community, particularly her involvement in quilt shows, quilting guilds, and sharing quilting knowledge with future generations. She discusses the importance of quilting on education, American culture, and American women in particular.

Identifier

2019oh0666_qsosiqf0150
QSOS_179

Interviewee

Nancy Martin

Interviewer

Kay Jones

Interview sponsor

Leslie Tucker Jenison

Interview Keyword

Quilt preservation
Uses for quilts
Antique quilts
Family quilts
Traditional quilts
Contemporary quilts
Quilting books
Quilt stores
Teaching quilting
Binding
Quilt sleeves
Hand quilting
Machine piecing


Citation

“Nancy Martin,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed October 22, 2019, http://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2504.