Photo, Print, Drawing 1992 North Dakota State Winner

About this Item

1992 North Dakota State Winner
Contributor Names
Haider, Vicky (Creator)
Created / Published
Minot, North Dakota, North Dakota
Subject Headings
-  Quilting
-  quilt tops
-  aesthetics
-  batting (textiles)
-  applique quilts
-  hand quilting
-  artistic hobbies
-  synthetic fabrics
-  art quilts
-  cotton fabrics
-  quilt art
-  Photographs
-  United States -- North Dakota -- Minot
-  The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
-  Quilt size: 40" x 40"
-  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? "The pattern started as a 'pineapple' design. I added the original hand appliqued borders."
-  How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "I always use cotton fabrics, I always finish one quilt before starting the next. I usually quilt about 4 hours per day (either hand quilting or something pertaining to quilting). I always hand quilt my quilts."
-  How long have you been making quilts? "19 years." / How did you learn to quilt? "Self-taught."
-  What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "Yes, I frequently enter contests. I just won 1st place in Better Homes and Garden's quilting contest in their quilting magazine 'American Patchwork and Quilting.' I won a $4,000 sewing machine! I enter for all the reasons you have stated above."
-  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? "I find winning to be a very humbling experience! I enjoy winning, but always am seeking a design that is 'better than the last!'"
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Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1997/011: Folder 8969 P1
Source Collection
Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
American Folklife Center
Online Format
IIIF Presentation Manifest
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Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project collection, 1977-1981 (AFC 1982/009), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Haider, Vicky. North Dakota State Winner. Minot North Dakota United States, 1992. Minot, North Dakota, North Dakota. Photograph.

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Haider, V. (1992) North Dakota State Winner. Minot North Dakota United States, 1992. Minot, North Dakota, North Dakota. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Haider, Vicky. North Dakota State Winner. Minot, North Dakota, North Dakota. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.