Paula Golden

Photos

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Title

Paula Golden

Description

Paula Golden says that the name of her quilt is "Dancing To My Spirit" and was inspired by a soapstone carving from the Inuit culture. She talks about the techniques she used in creating the quilt, as well as the things she learned during the process. She talks about the message of the quilt.

Golden shares that she grew up overseas and lived in Germany for ten years. She says that traveling was a rich opportunity to learn about other cultures and countries. At 22, she tried to make her first quilt. She met her husband in 1980 and moved to Hawaii and took a Hawaiian quilting class. She talks about a quilt she created using a Hawaiian design. Golden was the recipient of the 2001 Teacher of the Year award from Professional Quilt Magazine. She says that she began teaching a year after taking a class in Hawaii and researched Hawaiian quilting. Golden has been on Jinny Beyer's staff since 1995. She talks about what makes a great quilt, the art of quilting, and quilting as a craft. She talks about her involvement in various quilters' groups and guilds.

Identifier

2019oh1318_qsosva0022
VA22801-011

Subject

Quilting
Quiltmaker's club
Quilters
Quiltmakers
Quiltmaking
Quiltmaking purpose
Quilts

Interviewee

Paula Golden

Interviewer

Le Rowell

Interview sponsor

Nancy O'Bryant Puentes

Location

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Interview indexer

Interview Indexed with the support of the Virginia Quilt Museum

Interview Keyword

Dancing To My Spirit
Dancing To My Spirit (Quilt)
Quilt guilds
Quiltmaking community
Quiltmaking communities
American Quilt Study Group
Virginia Quilt Museum
American's Quilter Society
Quiltmaking classes
Hawaiian quiltmakers
Hawaiian quilts
Quilt magazines
Professional Quilt Magazine
Cabin Branch Quilters
Quilters Unlimited of Northern Virginia

Collection



Citation

“Paula Golden,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed October 18, 2021, http://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2647.