Teddy Pruett

Photos

AQSG-001_a.jpg

Title

Teddy Pruett

Subject

Quilts
Quilting
Women
Textiles
Crafts & decorating
Textile artists
Decorative arts
Artists
Visual arts
Storytelling
American women 1600-1900
Women’s voices

Description

Amy Henderson interviews Teddy Pruett, a quilt maker at the American Quilt Study group conference in Williamsburg, Virginia. Pruett discusses the quilt she brought for the interview, which showcases her humorous, unique style of quilt making. She talks about how she began to quilt and how her style developed through her unconventional methods. Pruett also talks about how quilting influences her every day life as a creator and a quilt appraiser. She discusses the artistic qualities of a great quilt and a quilter and gives her opinion on the importance of storytelling in quilt making. She gives advice to future quilters and quilt historians, emphasizing the importance of stories and personal expression in the art.

Identifier

2019oh0215_qsosaqsg0001
AQSG-001

Interviewee

Teddy Pruett

Interviewer

Amy Henderson

Interview sponsor

Nancy O'Bryant Puentes

Interview Keyword

Humorous quilts
Recycled materials
Fabrics
Fabric art
Quilting techniques
Artistry
Art quilts
Abstract quilts
Quilters
Machine quilting
Women in quilting
Quilt appraisers
American quilts


Citation

“Teddy Pruett,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed August 5, 2020, https://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2446.