A leader of the Twentieth Century Quilt Revival, she published the first book about the art: Quilts, Their Story, and How to Make Them.
Her innovative quilt designs were featured in the Ladies' Home Journal and other leading magazines of the era.
She ran a successful quilt mail-order business for decades. After her death, her house was designated a National Historic Landmark.
She grew up in Indiana and learned the art of sewing from her mother.
Faith Ringgold was born around the time that Webster retired from quilting and was influenced by Webster's quilting methods.