Photos, Prints, Drawings 1996 Nevada State Winner
About this Item
- 1996 Nevada State Winner
- Other Title
- Title of Quilt: Drunkard's Circle
- 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."
- - For rights information please contact the Folklife Reading Room at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/folklife.contact
- Color transparency
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1997/011: Folder 9090 P1
- Source Collection
- Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
FormatPhotos, Prints, Drawings
Drunkard's Path Quilts
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EncarnacióN, Patricia. 1996 Nevada State Winner. Reno, Nevada, - 1996, 1996. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000321/. (Accessed September 24, 2016.)
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Encarnación, P. (1996) 1996 Nevada State Winner. Reno, Nevada, - 1996. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000321/.
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EncarnacióN, Patricia. 1996 Nevada State Winner. Reno, Nevada, - 1996, 1996. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000321/>.