Heritage Quilt of Cedar Mill - An Oregon Community

Title

Heritage Quilt of Cedar Mill - An Oregon Community

Description

Brochure describing creation of handmade quilt that depicts scenes and locations of historical interest in Cedar Mill history. The pamphlet contains an introduction and then a separate description of each block of the quilt; block descriptions are appended to their related images in the collection.
[Introduction] Since April 1976, a group of 15 artistic women accomplished in stitchery and sewing have been at work creating the Cedar Mill Heritage Quilt. Each of its 15 squares depicts an historical landmark of the Cedar Mill area. Some of the subjects no longer exist, but are still vivid in the memories of the large number of our neighbors who were born here or who have lived here for many year's. Each individual chose her' subject and designed her picture. Dolly Freed, a local artist and photographer, took pictures or' provided drawings and guidance for those who wished it. The quilt border of sky blue and earth brown is quilted in the traditional mountain stitch, chosen because our area lies on the west slope of the Tualatin Mountains. The mountain stitch inspired the design of the cover of this booklet. Over 1,200 hours of work have cone into the creation of this quilt.

Date Created

1976

Medium

pamphlets;

Extent

16 pages

Language

English

Identifier

CMLtxt_000005

Rights

Online access to this text is for research and educational purposes only. Rights may be reserved; responsibility for securing permissions to distribute, publish or reproduce rests with the user. For additional information, please contact the Cedar Mill Community Library at askuscml@wccls.org.