Photo, Print, Drawing 1996 3rd Place National Title of Quilt: My Baltimore Album Quilt

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1996 3rd Place National
Other Title
Title of Quilt: My Baltimore Album Quilt
Contributor Names
Ott, Carol K. (Creator)
Created / Published
Seaford, Delaware, 1991 - 1994
Subject Headings
-  Quilting
-  Quilt patterns
-  quilt tops
-  embroidery
-  aesthetics
-  batting (textiles)
-  applique quilts
-  hand quilting
-  artistic hobbies
-  quilt blocks
-  synthetic fabrics
-  cotton fabrics
-  album quilts
-  sampler quilts
-  Baltimore album quilts
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Delaware -- Seaford
-  The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
-  Quilt size: 100" x 116"
-  How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "I was trying to copy the coloring of the old Balto. Album Quilts made 1840-1870."
-  What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "I entered because of the pressure by my quilting friends. I have never entered another contest."
-  How long have you been making quilts? "14 years." / How did you learn to quilt? "Took a quilting course."
-  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? "It was a very uplifting experience. I have always felt that God gave me a special talent and I was thrilled to share the quilt with others."
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Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1997/011: Folder 9047 P1
Source Collection
Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
American Folklife Center
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Ott, Carol K. 1996 3rd Place National. Delaware Seaford United States, 1996. Seaford, Delaware, - 1994. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed January 20, 2018.)

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