Karen Bennick interviews Elsie Campbell, an award-winning quilter and former educator. Campbell discusses a quilt she created for her son, called "World Peace", which she created to commemorate his world travels. She recalls how she first became interested in quilting and her extensive interest in fabric arts from a young age. Campbell talks about her quilting influences, particularly Mennonite and Amish patterns from her childhood as a Mennonite. She talks about her creative processes in creating quilt designs and executing the designs. Campbell also details her job as an editor and writer for the "Quilting Today" magazine, in which she has been published several times. Campbell discusses her personal beliefs about quilting, including preferred design and sewing methods, how to teach quilting to future generations, and the importance of proper care and conservation of quilts by the public.
Crafts & decorating
National Quilt Museum
Women and quilting
Quilting Today (Magazine)
“Elsie Campbell,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed September 27, 2023, https://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2478.