Roderick Kiracofe {Podcast Episode #124}

Continuing my mini podcast series on quilt history and preservation, today’s podcast guest is Roderick Kiracofe. Growing up in the Midwest, Roderick valued items from the past and attended auctions. Thanks to a quilt on his bed and one seen hanging as home decor, the quilt industry added Roderick into the fold. In collaboration with Michael Kile, he became a quilt …

Amy Milne of the Quilt Alliance {Podcast Episode #123}

Amy Milne Continuing my podcast series about quilt preservation and history, my guest is Amy Milne. Living in North Carolina, Amy is the Executive Director of the Quilt Alliance, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to “document, preserve, and share our American quilt heritage by collecting the rich stories that historic and contemporary quilts, and their makers, tell about our nation’s …

Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi {Podcast Episode # 114}

Today’s podcast guest is Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi. Carolyn is a quilt historian, curator, author, lecturer, artist, wife and mother. She also founded the African American Quilt Guild of Los Angeles and the Women of Color Quilters Network. Passionate about educating the public about African American quilts, Carolyn has curated 17 exhibits including the largest travel exhibit of African American quilts …