Publication details [#61415]

Launspach, Sonja. 2016. Exemplar narratives: Resources for maintaining solidarity and upholding group standards in an American quilting guild. Text & Talk 36 (2) : 179–198.
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De Gruyter


American quilting guild exemplar narratives are shown -via self-portrayal as less than perfect quilter- to handle strain between not criticizing other quilters and the group’s want to preserve quilting values and fit sewing abilities, and to negotiate individual and group identities.