Photos, Prints, Drawings 1996 Kansas State Winner
About this Item
- 1996 Kansas State Winner
- Other Title
- Title of Quilt: If Quilts Could Talk
- Contributor Names
- Scoggan, Pam (Creator)
- Created / Published
- Beloit, Kansas, September, 1995 - March, 1996
- Subject Headings
- - Quilting
- - Quilt patterns
- - quilt piecing
- - recycled fabrics
- - quilt tops
- - embroidery
- - aesthetics
- - crazy quilts
- - batting (textiles)
- - applique quilts
- - hand quilting
- - artistic hobbies
- - memory
- - art quilts
- - cotton fabrics
- - quilt art
- - silk quilts
- - photo transfer quilts
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Kansas -- Beloit
- - The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
- - Quilt size: 40" x 52"
- - 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? "It's a free form style of quilting (no pattern)."
- - How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "After I had studied several antique crazy quilts I was inspired by their use of black, red, green and gold. The border material reminded me of a hand painted border I had seen on an antique quilt. I love silk ribbon embroidery, antique buttons and beads and my family I am so proud of. So they all had a place in my quilt."
- - What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "Personal challenge. I wanted to really put myself into a quilt that is very personal."
- - How long have you been making quilts? "I have been a serious quilter for 10 years." / How did you learn to quilt? "Took classes and joined several quilt guilds -- I also read a lot of quilt magazines and books."
- - 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? "Yes, I have received a lot of attention from this contest. Not really changed the way I look at myself as a quiltmaker. I know I could do better."
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- Color transparency
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1997/011: Folder 9078 P1
- Source Collection
- Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
FormatPhotos, Prints, Drawings
Photo Transfer Quilts
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Scoggan, Pam. 1996 Kansas State Winner. Beloit, Kansas, September, - March, 1996, 1996. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000548/. (Accessed September 29, 2016.)
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Scoggan, P. (1996) 1996 Kansas State Winner. Beloit, Kansas, September, - March, 1996. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000548/.
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Scoggan, Pam. 1996 Kansas State Winner. Beloit, Kansas, September, - March, 1996, 1996. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000548/>.