Photo, Print, Drawing 1994 2nd Place National Winner Title of Quilt: Spring's Symphony
About this Item
- 1994 2nd Place National Winner
- Other Title
- Title of Quilt: Spring's Symphony
- Contributor Names
- Holihan, Jane (Creator)
- Created / Published
- New York
- Subject Headings
- - Quilting
- - quilt tops
- - batting (textiles)
- - applique quilts
- - hand quilting
- - artistic hobbies
- - synthetic fabrics
- - cotton fabrics
- - Photographs
- - United States -- New York
- - The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
- - Quilt size: 62" x 83"
- - "I enjoy nature and I'm happy to include it in my quilts with the appliqueing of birds and flowers."
- - How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "Materials for this quilt were chosen from various quilt shops. This quilt has been featured in 'Quilt World' (July '93), 'Good Housekeeping' (Oct. '94), 'Quilts: A World of Beauty', AIQ Magazine (Spring '93), 'Surface Textures' by Anita Shackleford, 'Quilting Quarterly' (Winter '92 and '97), 'The Quilt' by Marie Salazar, 'Quilter's Newsletter Magazine' (May '98)."
- - What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "I enjoy competition and the Lands' End contest was a challenging one."
- - How long have you been making quilts? How did you learn to quilt? "I have been making quilts since 1977. I have taken some classes but I like to use books, videos, hands on and a lot of practice."
- - 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? "Lands' End id not change the way I quilt but it did give me the encouragement to continue my quilt making."
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- Color transparency
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1997/011: Folder 8987 P1
- Source Collection
- Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
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Holihan, Jane. 1994 2nd Place National Winner. New York United States, 1994. New York. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000469/. (Accessed May 24, 2017.)
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Holihan, Jane. 1994 2nd Place National Winner. New York. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000469/>.