Interviewed by Elizabeth Townsend Gard

Date March  2018

 

She is an icon, a super-star in quilting.  I'm not even sure what to write about her.  To me, she's everything -- creative, interesting, smart.  And I'm thrilled that she agreed to be interviewed.


 

 

 

 

 

Topics

her quilting life

The Industry

Quilt Con

Modern Quilt Guild

Bang Your Dead

Night Forest

Chicago

Tunnel Vision

The quilting process v piecing

Techniques

Your style 

Your classes: the role of that in your career

Craftsy.com

Slice and Insert Improv

Piecing hexagon class

QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013 (on Craftsy)

Creative Quilting with your Walking Foot

Improv piecing at Craftsy (I've watched)

Tutorials on your website (directions, not videos)

The photograph on your website - so beautiful

Your audience; their level of skill

Your brand

Book publishing 

Quilts in Angela Walter's book, Free motion quilting

Publishing in magazines

Building a career

Sabbatical in 2019 and 2020

Based in Kansas City

What is Modern Quilting?

Role of IP in her thoughts

Book: Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century

Action Kivu = help women in the Congo learn to sew

Book: Master Machine Quilting with your Walking Foot

Mighty Lucky Quilting Club  and Lucky Spool Media

Craft foam: why is it your favorite material?

Letter to President Trump last summer

The role of guilds - local and national

Thoughts on the Jaftex purchase of Free Spirit

 

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

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