Photos, Prints, Drawings 1996 Texas State Winner Title of Quilt: Hail to the USA: The Governor's Quilt
About this Item
- 1996 Texas State Winner
- Other Title
- Title of Quilt: Hail to the USA: The Governor's Quilt
- Contributor Names
- Glaze, Sally (Creator)
- Created / Published
- Austin, Texas, April, 1992 - February, 1994
- Subject Headings
- - Quilting
- - Quilt patterns
- - quilt piecing
- - quilt tops
- - batting (textiles)
- - hand quilting
- - machine quilting
- - commemorative quilts
- - art quilts
- - cotton fabrics
- - quilt art
- - quilt templates
- - album quilts
- - sampler quilts
- - Photographs
- - United States -- Texas -- Austin
- - The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
- - Quilt size: 69" x 79"
- - 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? "Each block represented the blocks from each state winner's quilt from a contest held in 1907 and 1912 by 'Hearth and Home' Magazine. Six-inch blocks drafted from original blocks 10.75 to 15 inches.
- - How did you choose the materials used in your quilt? "Selected Columbis' commemorative fabrics, other patriotic fabrics produced for current event (1992, 1993)."
- - Quiltmaker's motivation: This quilt commemorates the Sesquicentennial of Christopher Columbus' landing in New World (1492-1992).
- - How long have you been making quilts? "Since 1987." / How did you learn to quilt? "Saw a quilt magazine, later found and bought a pattern to make baby quilt for first grandchild, took a quilting class, then I was off and running ever since!"
- - What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "I thought my quilt fit the theme."
- - 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 - Yes - Yes. I have the contest poster framed. My quilt has been shown on a t.v. program (Lifetime Channel), an article was solicited and published in 'Quilting Today' Magazine (#66), a local newspaper (Picayugne) wrote an article, 'Quilt Tsushin' (Japan) wrote a highlight (#87)."
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- Color transparency
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1997/011: Folder 9105 P1
- Source Collection
- Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
- American Folklife Center
- Online Format
FormatPhotos, Prints, Drawings
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Glaze, Sally. 1996 Texas State Winner. Austin Texas United States, 1996. Austin, Texas, April, - February, 1994. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000578/. (Accessed March 01, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Glaze, S. (1996) 1996 Texas State Winner. Austin Texas United States, 1996. Austin, Texas, April, - February, 1994. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000578/.
MLA citation style:
Glaze, Sally. 1996 Texas State Winner. Austin, Texas, April, - February, 1994. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/qlt000578/>.