Crafts & decorating
American women 1600-1900
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.
Nancy O'Bryant Puentes
Women in quilting
“Teddy Pruett,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed January 24, 2021, https://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2446.