Photos, Prints, Drawings 1994 Oregon State Winner Title of Quilt: How Far Willamette
About this Item
- 1994 Oregon State Winner
- Other Title
- Title of Quilt: How Far Willamette
- Contributor Names
- Hegge, Ken (Creator)
- Created / Published
- Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon, March, 1992 - February, 1993
- Subject Headings
- - Quilting
- - quilt piecing
- - quilt tops
- - embroidery
- - batting (textiles)
- - applique quilts
- - hand quilting
- - machine quilting
- - commemorative quilts
- - art quilts
- - cotton fabrics
- - pictorial quilts
- - quilt art
- - charity quilts
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Oregon -- Umatilla County -- Pendleton
- - The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
- - Quilt size: 84" x 104"
- - Where did you learn the pattern? "some border blocks relating to that era."
- - How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "Blues for mountains, because they look blue mornings and evenings. Color of flowers as close as possible to real flowers. Skin tone for ghost figures, blue strip in middle for Umatilla River. Tried to stay close to colors used during that era."
- - Quiltmaker's motivation: Commemoration of local history, "Oregon Trail Celebration '93."
- - What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "Public recognition for quilt guild. Enter [competitions] mostly locally."
- - How long have you been making quilts? "5 years." / How did you learn to quilt? "My wife, her friends, and the Blue Mountain Quilt Guild."
- - 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? "The difference I notice personally, wanting to accomplish more, willing to take on more challenges."
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- Color transparency
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1997/011: Folder 9031 P1
- Source Collection
- Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
FormatPhotos, Prints, Drawings
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Hegge, Ken. 1994 Oregon State Winner. Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon, March, - February, 1993, 1994. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000507/. (Accessed December 10, 2016.)
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Hegge, K. (1994) 1994 Oregon State Winner. Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon, March, - February, 1993. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000507/.
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Hegge, Ken. 1994 Oregon State Winner. Pendleton, Umatilla County, Oregon, March, - February, 1993, 1994. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000507/>.