Photos, Prints, Drawings 1996 South Carolina State Winner Title of Quilt: Pandora's Garden
About this Item
- 1996 South Carolina State Winner
- Other Title
- Title of Quilt: Pandora's Garden
- Contributor Names
- McAlister, Mary Alma (Creator)
- Created / Published
- Columbia, South Carolina, March, 1993 - April, 1993
- Subject Headings
- - Quilting
- - quilt piecing
- - quilt tops
- - aesthetics
- - batting (textiles)
- - applique quilts
- - hand quilting
- - machine quilting
- - commemorative quilts
- - art quilts
- - cotton fabrics
- - pictorial quilts
- - quilt art
- - Photographs
- - United States -- South Carolina -- Columbia
- - The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
- - Quilt size: 66" x 44"
- - "Designed and drawn myself on paper then converted to fabric."
- - How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "Chose fabrics to match drawings I had made."
- - Quiltmaker's motivation: "Quilt design based on actual experiences with my dog."
- - How long have you been making quilts? "5 years." / How did you learn to quilt? Taught myself from books and magazines."
- - What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "A cousin insisted that I enter. Have entered several quilts in local shows."
- - 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 completely changed the way I view my work. I didn't think I was good at all, because I knew where all the mistakes were hidden."
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- Color transparency
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1997/011: Folder 9102 P1
- Source Collection
- Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
FormatPhotos, Prints, Drawings
ContributorsMcAlister, Mary Alma
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Mcalister, Mary Alma. 1996 South Carolina State Winner. Columbia, South Carolina, March, - April, 1996. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000575/. (Accessed February 20, 2017.)
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McAlister, M. A. (1996) 1996 South Carolina State Winner. Columbia, South Carolina, March, - April. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000575/.
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Mcalister, Mary Alma. 1996 South Carolina State Winner. Columbia, South Carolina, March, - April, 1996. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000575/>.