Margie Ellen Guy Hockman

Photos

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Title

Margie Ellen Guy Hockman

Description

Margie Hockman introduces herself and her touchstone quilt, which uses her favorite Double Wedding Ring pattern. She talks about her upbringing and her first quilts. Hockman talks about the various quilting guilds she has belonged to and her roles in them. She talks about what special meaning quilts have in women's history, as well as some of the historical-type quilts she has made. Hockman talks about how quilts can be preserved physically and how quilting as an activity can be preserved throughout the generations. She talks about her experiences exhibiting quilts at various museums and exhibitions. Hockman talks about hand quilting versus machine quilting and why they should be judged separately.

Identifier

2019oh1317_qsosva0021
VA22801-010

Subject

Quilts
Quilting
Quiltmakers
Quiltmakers--United States
Virginia Quilt Museum
Quilting--Patterns
Quilting--United States--Patterns
Quilts--United States
Sewing
Double wedding ring quilts
Appliqué.

Interviewee

Margie Ellen Guy Hockman

Interviewer

Le Rowell

Location

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Interview indexer

JT Eissenberg

Transcriber

Evelyn Naranjo

Interview Keyword

Virginia Quilt Museum
1930s prints
Sewing machines
Quilting guilds
Women's history
Hand quilting
Machine quilting

Collection



Citation

“Margie Ellen Guy Hockman,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed June 23, 2024, https://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2654.