Photos, Prints, Drawings 1996 1st Place National Winner

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Goff, Candy
Dates 1996
Location Lolo
United States
Language English
Subjects Aesthetics
Applique Quilts
Artistic Hobbies
Batting (Textiles)
Commemorative Quilts
Cotton Fabrics
Hand Quilting
Quilt Blocks
Quilt Patterns
Quilt Piecing
Quilt Tops
Sunflower Quilts
Synthetic Fabrics
1996 1st Place National Winner
Other Title
Title of Quilt: Sunset Over Rainbow Bridge
Contributor Names
Goff, Candy (Creator)
Created / Published
Lolo, Montana, January, 1994 - January, 1995
Subject Headings
-  Quilting
-  Quilt patterns
-  quilt piecing
-  quilt tops
-  aesthetics
-  batting (textiles)
-  applique quilts
-  hand quilting
-  artistic hobbies
-  commemorative quilts
-  sunflower quilts
-  quilt blocks
-  synthetic fabrics
-  cotton fabrics
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Montana -- Lolo
-  The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
-  Quilt size: 84" x 84"
-  If your quilt is based on a traditional pattern or an earlier quilt, what is the name of the pattern? Where did you learn the pattern? "I drafted the block from a picture of an old block."
-  How long have you been making quilts? How did you learn to quilt? "I began quilting in 1986. I'm mostly self-taught. I own lots of books for reference. I've also taken classes."
-  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? "Winning the $10,000 prize has changed the way others view my quiltmaking. It's validation of the value of the quilt that everyone can relate to. The quilt was subsequently purchased by Lands' End for their corporate art collection."
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Call Number
AFC 1997/011: Folder 9045 P1
Source Collection
Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
American Folklife Center

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