Related Media​

Can Quilting Be An Addiction? 

“Quilting and Midlife Renewal,” Interview for Aging Horizons Bulletin, March/April 2011

“In the Shadow of the Quilt: Political Messaging in Quilts.”

Invited Online Curation and Academic Essay. The Quilt Index, Michigan State University

Quilt Museum.  2011.


Marybeth C. Stalp. April, 2015. "Presenting the Professional Quilting Self: A Sociological Take on the Business of Quilting." The Professional Association of Appraisers--Quilted Textiles. Paducah, KY, April 26, 2015.

“The Global Phenomenon of Quilting: How Did We Get Here?” Irish Patchwork Society, Eastern Branch, Dublin, Ireland, June 22, 2013.


“Why Quilting Matters” Exhibit Opening Speaker, River of Dreams Quilt Exhibition, Limerick, Ireland. June 6, 2013.


“I Have the Most Fabric: Quilters, Fabric Stash and the Global Phenomenon of Quilting”

Fort Dodge Area Quilters Guild, Fort Dodge, IA, April 12, 2011.

Cedar Falls Embroiderer’s Guild, Cedar Falls, IA, May 3, 2010.

“Quilting: The Fabric of Everyday Life”

Northeast Iowa Quilt Guild, Waukon, IA, March 2, 2010.

Keepsake Quilters Quilt Guild, Cedar Falls, IA, January 18, 2010.

John A. Stahl Public Library, West Point, NE, March 14, 2009.

Friendship Quilters, Waverly IA, November 13, 2008.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, March 16, 2008.


​Marybeth C. Stalp. August, 2006. "Not Your Grandmother's Quilting Bee: Current Practices of US Quilters." Keynote Speaker, Land of the Rainbow Quilt Festival. Gunnison, CO.


Red Hat Society 

Marybeth C. Stalp and M. Elise Radina, TV Studio Guests. October, 2006. "Red Hat Society Research" The Daily Apple, Retirement Living Television Network. Baltimore, MD. ​

Marybeth C. Stalp. April, 2007. "What's the Red Hat Society, and Why Is It So Fun?: Understanding Service for Self through RHS Membership." Keynote Speaker, Quota International Women's Service Group, Iowa Chapter. Cedar Falls, IA.









Marybeth C. Stalp, and Carissa Froyum. "How to Create an Effective Writing Group"

Marybeth C. Stalp, and Carissa Froyum. "How to Write (and Interpret) a Journal Manuscript Review"

Marybeth C. Stalp, "I Have the Most Fabric: Quilting, Fabric Stash Accumulation, and the Global Phenomenon of Quilting"