Photo, Print, Drawing 1992 Oregon State Winner

About this Item

1992 Oregon State Winner
Contributor Names
Sugiyama, Yuki (Creator)
Created / Published
Portland, Oregon, January, 1983 - March, 1983
Subject Headings
-  Quilting
-  aesthetics
-  batting (textiles)
-  applique quilts
-  hand quilting
-  artistic hobbies
-  synthetic fabrics
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Oregon -- Portland
-  The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
-  Quilt size: 98" x 100"
-  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? "Because I like applique, design for pattern was my own idea seemingly various quilt book. Applique quilt I have all ready made over 25 quilts."
-  How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "Japanese Kimono cloth is from my brother's old Yukata which I brought back from Japan, nearly 50 years old but the material looks so new that I decide to use on this quilt."
-  What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "My friends in quilting encouraged me to enter quilt shows so that many people can enjoy seeing my quilt."
-  How long have you been making quilts? How did you learn to quilt? "Started quilting in 1982. My background: graduated from sewing design college in Tokyo. In 1982 ealy my friends who was quilters asked to join NW Quilts, work on quilt at Oregon Historical Society."
-  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? "No change, I have many more quilts that I have made and enter quilts in competitions. In 1990's I was invited to put on a one man show of my quilts and Japanese dolls that I made at the Pacific University in Oregon for 15 days very well received by thousands of visitors and students. This I enjoyed very much."
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Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1997/011: Folder 8972 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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Chicago citation style:

Sugiyama, Yuki. Oregon State Winner. Oregon Portland United States, 1992. Portland, Oregon, January, - March. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Sugiyama, Y. (1992) Oregon State Winner. Oregon Portland United States, 1992. Portland, Oregon, January, - March. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Sugiyama, Yuki. Oregon State Winner. Portland, Oregon, January, - March. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.