VIDEO: Anglo-American Quilting - Mattie Perkle Weldon

Quilting is a much-loved traditional practice. This clip features Mattie Perkle Weldon demonstrating and discussing quilting. Learning at a very young age, Weldon speaks about how she learned and how materials and construction have changed through the years. She also explains how she chooses a pattern, getting ideas from a picture in a magazine to sharing with a neighbor.

Taken from Louisiana Alive
Produced and Directed by Thom Wolf for Louisiana Public Broadcasting
Time: 4:13
Filmed in 1980 in Bernice, Louisiana


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