Addie Bernice Stevens Jouett Interview Transcript July 16, 1985

AR.00027 Traditional Quilt Makers in New Mexico Survey

On July 16, 1985 Jeannette Lasansky interviewed quilter Addie Bernice Stevens Jouett. The interview was transcribed into typescript circa 1985-6, and the transcript was digitized May 23, 2017.

Addie Stevens was born September 25, 1907, in Waco, Texas. On February 5, 1923, she married John R Jouett in Estaline, Texas. the couple moved to Las Cruces. About 17 years later, the couple moved to New Mexico, first to Las Cruces and later to Clovis.

Addie Stevens Jouett enjoyed embroidery as well as quiltmaking, and many of her quilts included both applique and embroidery work. She worked with scrap fabric, and fabrics bought at garage sales.

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July 16 1985 Date created
Date created
11 in (length) x 8 ½ in (width)
Curatorial Category
Textiles-United States and Canada, Textiles and Dress

Related people
Museum of International Folk Art (publisher)
Jeannette Lasansky (contributor)