Arts and crafts.
June Underwood talks about her quilt, "Crow's Line," which is part of her series involving crows and dragons. She talks about the techniques she used to create the quilt, the types of cloth and thread, and the technique of dyeing with bleach or other chemicals. She talks about some of the poetry that inspired the quilts and her desire to convey a narrative through her quilt series. She talks about how she began quilting, her lack of background in sewing, and her early memories of quilts, which were mostly negative. She talks about her favorite aspects of quilting, where she quilts, and what happens to her quilts when they are finished. Underwood discusses the regional influences on her quilting and art. She talks about how she has been influenced by both the quilting community and the art community in Portland. She talks about her influences from the traditional art world. She talks about how to preserve quilts and the art of quilt-making for the future.
Amy Tetlow Smith
Quilt purpose - Exhibition
“June Underwood,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed November 1, 2020, https://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2455.