Photos, Prints, Drawings 1996 Judges' Choice Winner

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About this Item

1996 Judges' Choice Winner
Other Title
Title of Quilt: The Quilters
Contributor Names
Woodfield, Marlene Brown (Creator)
Created / Published
La Porte County, Indiana, September, 1992 - August, 1993
Subject Headings
-  Quilting
-  quilt piecing
-  quilt tops
-  embroidery
-  aesthetics
-  batting (textiles)
-  applique quilts
-  hand quilting
-  machine quilting
-  artistic hobbies
-  commemorative quilts
-  yo-yo quilts
-  synthetic fabrics
-  art quilts
-  cotton fabrics
-  pictorial quilts
-  quilt art
-  Photographs
-  United States -- Indiana -- La Porte County
-  The following information was supplied by the quiltmaker:
-  How long have you been making quilts? How did you learn to quilt? "I have been making quilts since 1976. I have taken classes from both regional and nationally known quilters."
-  Quilt size: 62" x 75"
-  Where did you learn the pattern? "This shows myself (seated on the right floor) and my quilting bee "The Gourmet Quilters" enjoying a day of quilting."
-  "This is a contemporary charm quilt (no fabric used twice) with 1428 different fabrics."
-  Quiltmaker's motivation: "I wanted to do multiple faces and bodies."
-  What was your primary reason for entering the Lands' End contest? Do you frequently enter your quilts in competition? "I enjoy entering competition. I feel it keeps me 'on my toes' to compete with other quilters. Also it presents a deadline which forces me to accomplish the quilt wihin that timeframe."
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Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1997/011: Folder 9049 P1
Source Collection
Lands' End All-American Quilt Collection (AFC 1997/011)
American Folklife Center
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Woodfield, Marlene Brown. 1996 Judges' Choice Winner. La Porte County, Indiana, September, - August, 1993, 1996. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed February 21, 2017.)

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Woodfield, M. B. (1996) 1996 Judges' Choice Winner. La Porte County, Indiana, September, - August, 1993. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Woodfield, Marlene Brown. 1996 Judges' Choice Winner. La Porte County, Indiana, September, - August, 1993, 1996. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.