The story so far

The three-year project is being led by volunteers. Quilters are trained to conduct oral history interviews using audio recording equipment, as well as to complete interview transcriptions. The interviews focus on a ‘touchstone object’ – a quilt or quilted object made by the interviewee – and explore the story behind it. The interview then broadens out to explore the quilter’s relationship with quiltmaking and the role quiltmaking plays in their life.

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