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Birds in the Air, Key Lime Pie, Bird's in the Air

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Cite this Quilt

Bonynge, Jennife. Birds in the Air. 2000-2025. From Oregon Quilt Project, Oregon Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://quiltindex.org/2018/view/?type=fullrec&kid=23-72-37063. Accessed: 07/21/19

QUILT INDEX RECORD

23-72-37063

Prizes won? no, yes. List dates and events

Yes. Northwest Quilt Expo Portland, OR, October 2011. 3rd Place - large quilts machine quilting done by Margaret Ferguson.

Quilt Top Pattern Source: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Commercial/Published source: Book

Describe any quilting designs that appear on the quilt, but were not listed in a previous field. Marking Lines:

Decorative Patterns - slight floral

Favorite pattern: Piecing preferences: Quilting is done with:

Piecing preferences: on machine Quilting is done with: with machine

Binding (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Hand sewn, Machine sewn, Straight grain

When, where and from whom or what was quilting learned? Choose the age when the quilt maker learned to quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Age 11-19

Reason(s) for quiltmaking: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Pleasure

Width of Binding

less than a half inch

Specific Width of Binding: (measurement to nearest 1/16")

3/8"

Overall Condition:

Excellent/like new

Do you know if any of the following exist?

awards, ribbons, prizes, pins; photos of quilt maker; photo of quilt; publications - book by Jean Ray Laury includes blue denim jumper with star design ("Quilted Clothing" - 1982) pgs. 102-103

Use this box to list other materials that exist about this quilt. This may include oral history, articles, additional photos or publications, etc.

My mother, Maxine Turnbull Eldridge, 1960's Southern CA, 1970's, Eugene, OR 1980's 1990's various conferences in OR, WA, CA, Paducah, KY. Elly Seankiewicy, Hellen Kelly, Gwen Marston.

Quilt Batting Materials Used: (choose one)

Cotton

Repairs to Quilt? Comments or notes on quilt's condition or repair history:

N/A

Family/owner's date for quilt: (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

c.2009 - label

Any additional notes or stories about the quilt's design or materials sources:

Back Materials: has black cotton sleeve

Date Time Frame:

2000-2025

Top made by (person or group) Names must be listed last name first, followed by first name and middle name or initials; last name should be followed by a comma and space.

Bonynge, Jennifer

Thread color

Variegated

Thread Type

Cotton

Source of Quilt's Materials: (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Purchased new

Decorative Patterns: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Floral

Overall Color Value: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Bright or primary colors

When, where and from whom or what was quilting learned? Choose the way(s) the quilt maker learned to quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

From Relative

Country

United States

Predominate Colors: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Burgundy, Green, Purple

Did the quiltmaker participate in group quilting activities?

yes

Number of children

2

Quilted by (person or group) Names must be listed last name first, followed by first name and middle name or initials; last name should be followed by a comma and space.

Ferguson, Margaret

Width between Quilting Quilting is: _dense _medium _sparse

0.5", medium

Shape of Edge: (choose one)

Straight

Did the quiltmaker make other quilt? approximately how many? Choose the number that approximates how many quilts the quilt maker has made.

5-20 quilts

COUNTRY: Enter the country where the quilt maker lives/lived.

United States

Major influences on quilt making? Other interesting information about the quiltmaker:

Applique classes with Elly Seankiewicy, long-time membership with the Pioneer Quilters, 1977-present

Overall Pattern Design: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

All-over-design

Reason(s) quilt was made: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Personal enjoyment

State

Oregon (OR)

Religious Affiliation

Pagan

Ethnicity

Caucasian (Scottish and German)

City

Eugene

Quilt Layout Format: (choose one) Choose the best description for the layout (or set) of the quilt.

Block pattern

Owner's Name

Jennifer Bonynge

Place made: City

Eugene

Borders: _1 _2 _3 _more than 3

1

Occupation [Spouse]

Reforestation Contractor

CITY: Enter the city where the quilt maker lives/lived.

Eugene

Maiden name

Jennifer Louise Eldridge

State

Oregon (OR)

Quilting Description: Techniques Used: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Machine quilting

Width: (in inches, to the nearest 1/2") _1 _2 _3 _____other

11.5"

STATE: Enter the state where the quilt maker lives/lived.

Oregon (OR)

Sashing: width

N/A

Choose whether the quilt is owned by a person (private) or a museum or public collection.

Private

Country

United States

Overall Size: (in inches, to the nearest 1/2") Overal: length

71"

Place of birth Select the quilt maker's country of birth, if known.

United States

QUILT WAS ORIGINALLY DESIGNED TO BE USED AS: Not all quilts were made for beds. Choose how the quilt was originally used. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Artwork/wall hanging

How was quilt acquired by owner? Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Made by owner

Number of pieces in quilt back

1

Highest education level completed:

College

Date begun (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965). Leave blank if you don't know.

c.2009

BB# or other #:

1322

Quilt Title

Birds in the Air

Block Pattern Name:

Bird's in the Air

Date (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

01-20-2012

Description of Back: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Print, Same fabric used throughout

Any additional stories or notes about the quilt's history or ownership? You may also put "Who will inherit this quilt?" in this field.

Won 3rd Place at Northwest Quilt Expo 10-11 in the large quilt category, $150 won and split with machine quilter. Jon Bonynge (son) will inherit this quilt.

Site

Westminster

Block Size: width x length

12" x 12"

Quilt Top Construction--Piecing techniques: Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

Machine Piecing

Place of birth Select the state of the quilt maker's birth.

Illinois

Details

  • IF SOURCE PERSON IS QUILT OWNER: If the source is the owner, choose how they came to own the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

    Made the quilt

    OQP ID#

    2012.01.006

    Fabric patterns, styles or prints used: (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

    Batiks (for contemporary quilts), Checked, Dotted, Floral, Geometric, Hand-dyed, Solid/plain, Striped

    Overall Size: (in inches, to the nearest 1/2") Overall:width

    71"

    Place of birth Name of the city where the quilt maker was born.

    Monmouth

    Predominate Color of Backing: (check 3 max.) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

    Blue or Navy

    IF SOURCE PERSON IS QUILT MAKER: If the source is the quilt maker, choose the parts of the quiltmaking process that best describe the quilt maker's work. Use ctrl + click to choose more

    Made entire quilt top

    Owner's relationship to quiltmaker (if any)

    Quiltmaker

    Enter the name of the collection or project from your contributing institution. For example, "Oregon Quilt Project" or "____ Museum Permanent Collection". This can be auto-entered.

    Oregon Quilt Project

    Quiltmaker's Occupation(s)(at the time the quilt was made)

    Retired

    GENDER: Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s). Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

    Female

    Miscellaneous Notes (please reference which category first, and then provide additional info.) (example: RE: Applique_other. Some areas showed a combination of raw and fused edges with decorative hand stitching)

    Label on Back "Key Lime Pie" 72" x 73" Made by Jenny Bonynge 2009 Eugene, OR Quilted by Margaret Ferguson

    Quilt Back Materials & Construction (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

    Cotton

    Quilt Top Materials and Construction: Fibers types in Top: (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

    Cotton

    Quilt name or pattern used by family/owner.

    Key Lime Pie

    Type of Object: Choose the best description for the quilt being documented.

    Finished quilt

    RELATIONSHIP OF SOURCE PERSON TO QUILT: Choose the best description of the relationship of the source to the quilt. Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

    Quiltmaker, Quilt owner

    This is the institution that houses the Oregon Quilt Project Records. It will automatically be selected.

    Oregon Quilt Project

    Please give other stories, customs, or interesting information about this quilt:

    "Key Lime Pie" comes from a pattern in the book "Sweet Treats" (2007) by Sandy Bonsib. Through Emerald Vally Quilt guide I took a class with her. My machine quilter, Margaret Ferguson, and I shared fabrics to expand our color ranges for this quilt. This quilt was displayed at the annual Pioneer Quilters show April, 2009 at the Lane County Historical Museum.

    Date of birth (as mm-dd-yyyy or c.yyyy, e.g. c.1965).

    09-18-1947

    Fabric types in Top: (check all that apply) Use ctrl + click to choose more than one.

    Broadcloth

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