Carrie Shelby of Quilter's Crossing Inc Quilt Show

Interviewed by Elizabeth Townsend Gard

Date March  2018


Carrie is new to quilting, but not sewing.  She joined a guild two years ago, and she is experiencing helping to organize her first show.  She talks about learning to be an art quilter and what she's discovering along the way.

[Note: the guild is non-profit, but the show is for-profit.  I forgot to ask her why that is.  She's coming back as a post-show guest to talk about what happened.  Ask her about htat]







Q​uilting Two Year

Pattern maker for Butterick


- Show and Tell

- Activity at the guild

- Qualities: generous; gift economy; utilitarian; 

- Membership co-chair and new members

- Vendor

- Opportunity Quilt 

Always thinking about the person

Goal: to take as many classes

Art quilter

Challenge quilt.  Everyone gets the same fat quater.  Theme.  "Telling tales"



Quilts on Display at Gallery

Not thinking about money; more about the process

David Taylor (applique)

Ellen Linor (double reverse applique)






Just Wanna Quilt: An Immersive Research Project of Copyright

Podcast and Research Lab

Tulane University Law School

New Orleans, LA 70118

JWQ Shop and Long Army

Quilting Army Krewe, LLC

New Orleans, LA 70125

(504) 339-3857

Quilting Army Krewe, LLC

Owner, Elizabeth Townsend Gard

Editor-in-Chief, Just Wanna Series, Ricardo Gonzalez

Inventory Quilt Project, Willow Olson

Long Army, Joel Sellers

Project Director, Gigi Baay