Judy Holley interviews Marilyn Doheny, a quilter, quilt teacher, and quilt book author. Doheny discusses the quilt she has brought for the interview, which she was commissioned to create in order to showcase the fabrics in a new fabric line for the convention she is attending in Houston, Texas. Doheny talks about how she began quilting and teaching quilting 24 years prior to the interview, detailing her experience giving quilt lectures throughout Europe. She discusses quilting's impact on her family life, as it played a role in her divorce and has altered the lives of her children. She talks about her role in improving quilting techniques, particularly the rotary cutter. Doheny discusses broader opinions about quilting, including what makes a great quilt, how quilts should be used, and quilting's impact on the lives of women. Doheny gives quilters advice about the creative process and tells the interviewers anecdotes about her experiences as a quilt lecturer.
Arts & crafts
Leslie Tucker Jenison
Uses for quilts
“Marilyn Doheny,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed September 28, 2023, https://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2500.