Photos, Prints, Drawings 1996 Nevada State Winner

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Encarnación, Patricia
Dates 1996
Location Nevada
United States
Language English
Subjects Aesthetics
Artistic Hobbies
Batting (Textiles)
Cotton Fabrics
Drunkard's Path Quilts
Hand Quilting
Machine Quilting
Quilt Blocks
Quilt Patterns
Quilt Piecing
Quilt Tops
Synthetic Fabrics
1996 Nevada State Winner
Contributor Names
Encarnación, Patricia (Creator)
Created / Published
Reno, Nevada, 1995 - 1996
Subject Headings
-  Quilting
-  Quilt patterns
-  quilt piecing
-  quilt tops
-  aesthetics
-  batting (textiles)
-  hand quilting
-  machine quilting
-  artistic hobbies
-  drunkard's path quilts
-  quilt blocks
-  synthetic fabrics
-  cotton fabrics
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Nevada -- Reno
-  The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
-  Quilt size: 86" x 102"
-  Where did you learn the pattern? "It can be found in many quilt books. I don't remember specifically where I first saw it."
-  How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "It is a so-called 'scrap' quilt using many different print fabrics, which I had in my collection (or 'stash' as we quilters call it)."
-  How long have you been making quilts? "For about 6 years." / How did you learn to quilt? "Partly through reading and partly from other quilters."
-  What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "It was on impulse. This was the first quilt I'd ever entered in a competition."
-  Has being a winner in the Land's End contest made a difference in your life? Has it changed the way you look at your work as a quilt maker? "Not really, I quilt because I love it."
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Call Number
AFC 1997/011: Folder 9090 P1
Source Collection
Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
American Folklife Center

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