Velda E. Newman

Photos

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Title

Velda E. Newman

Description

Velda E. Newman was interviewed in 1999 at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas. She explains her design process, including studying, sketching, and creating enlarged patterns of her natural subjects. Newman also presents her use of dye and paint, and her careful handwork, to achieve her design goals. Her earliest experience as a quilter is shared, as well as her working style, time management, family, and art education.

Identifier

2019oh0526_qsosiqf0010
QSOS-010

Subject

Newman, Velda, 1939-
Quilts--United States--Exhibitions.
Quilts--Design.
Quilters
Quilting.
Quiltmakers
Quiltmaking
Quiltmaking process
Quilts
Sewing
Quilting--Periodicals.

Interviewee

Velda E. Newman

Interviewer

Patricia Shaer

Interview sponsor

Nancy O'Bryant Puentes

Location

Houston, Texas

Interview indexer

Amy Kimbrough

Transcriber

Elaine Johnson

Interview Keyword

Sunkissed
Sunkissed (Quilt)
Fabric - Hand-dyed
Fabric - Painted
Quiltmaking style
100 Best Quilts
Design process
Teaching quiltmaking
Women of Taste
Smithsonian Institution


Citation

“Velda E. Newman,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed October 18, 2021, http://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2637.