Joan Knight talks about the first full-size quilt she ever made, how it is used, and the reason she chose the log cabin design for her first-ever full-size quilt. She talks about her early quilting experiences with her family and how she continued quilting throughout college. Knight talks about the origins of the Virginia Quilt Museum and her role as its director. She talks about how women "sew their lives into their quilts." She talks about how the history of communities and regions can be seen in quilts. Knight talks about the exhibitions she has entered her quilts into and the prizes she has won. Knight talks about the importance of quilt preservation and the role of museums in preservation. She talks about how to get young people involved in quilting.
Arts and crafts
Virginia Quilt Museum
Log Cabin (Quilt pattern)
African American quiltmakers
“Joan Knight,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed September 21, 2023, https://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2651.