Virginia QSOS


Virginia QSOS

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Thelma Robison Kirch Barr
Thelma Barr is a quilter from Pittsburgh who moved to Dale City, Virginia in 1956. Barr began in apparel, because she loves sewing. She moved to quiltmaking through the National Quilting Association (NQA). Barr earned a blue ribbon for her first…

Cliff Bailey
Oral History

Carter Houck
Houck describes the quilt she has brought to the interview, which is a remake of a 1930s quilt. She discusses the use of feed sacks in quilting and sewing. She talks about how she originally became interested in quilting. Houck began a quilt magazine…

Cliff Bailey
In this brief interview with Cliff Bailey, he describes a quilt that he has made that he's fond of, in part because of the nosegay pattern, use of colors, and feed sack fabric. He describes his introduction to quilting by his family, what he likes…

Paula Golden
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…
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