Pattern Names: Beautiful Canada
Commercial Sources: Many provicial flower patterns available
Quilter Group: Drummond, Grace
Location Made: Monkton, Ontario Canada
Project Name: Canada Packers Competition Collection 1979-97
Contributor: Country Heritage Park
ID Number: CPQC4-91
Layout Format: Pictorial
Quilt Size: 75" x 100"
Fabrics: Cotton, Solid/plain, pearl cotton for embroidery
Construction: Embroidery, Top is totally embroidered with provincial flowers; Ottawa Peace Tower; figures
Quilting Techniques: Hand quilting
Purpose or Function: Challenge or Contest entry, Artwork/wall hanging
Other Notes: This quilt was given to the OAAS and winner received $600.00. It competed at the Quinte Mitchell Fair. This quilt was the fourth annual Grand Champion Winner in 1982 for the Canada Packer Quilt Competition held in conjunction with the OAAS (Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies). The competition started in 1979 and completed in 1997. It is #4 of 19 quilts.
Inscription: Embroidered with provincial flowers; Ottawa Peace Tower; old fashion dressed people
Related Items/Publications: Many newspaper articles, DVD of Canada Packers representative who was instrumental in this original collection and the later collections, series of articles in The Canadian Quilter, A Quarterly Newsletter of the Canadian Quilters' Association/Association canadienne de la courtepointe.
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Drummond, Grace. Beautiful Canada. 1982. From Country Heritage Park, Canada Packers Competition Collection 1979-97. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=64-E6-11. Accessed: 09/29/2016