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Ruby's Triple Four Patch, Double Four Patch

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Antuck, Norine; Dickinson, Marge; Bekofske, Nancy; Smith, Geri; Worthington, Barb; Edgar, Kate; Edgar, Mary; Tyndale, Fran; Post, Ruby; Clark, Pat; Schon, Carol; Rathbun, Lennie; Shulsky, Jackie; Roehm, Jane; VanTilburg, Marie; Bollaert, Peggy; Bus, Bon. Ruby's Triple Four Patch. 2001. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://quiltindex.org/2018/view/?type=fullrec&kid=27-92-50953. Accessed: 10/21/19

QUILT INDEX RECORD

27-92-50953

Choose the time frame that best describes when the quilt was made.

2000-2025

When was the quilt started?

2000

What is the layout (or set) of the quilt?

Block pattern

What is the best description of the quilt's condition?

Excellent/like new

If this quilt was made by a group, enter the name of the group (e.g. Presbyterian Ladies Aid of Royal Oak).

MSU Museum Quilters

Is this quilt damaged? If yes, how?

What embellishment materials were used to make the quilt top?

If this quilt was made by a group, enter the date the quilt group was founded.

1999

Describe any repairs made to this quilt.

What fibers were used to make the quilt back?

Cotton

How did the owner acquire this quilt?

Gift

If this quilt was made by a group, describe activities the group engaged in.

The group made the Rose In the Window quilt to raise funds to benefit the MSU Museum's Quilt Collection. Between 1999-2000 they made 13 quilts for Safe House, the first domestic abuse shelter on a college campus.

Tell the story of how a quilt was obtained.

mid Michigan area

If you are the quilt owner, how did you acquire this quilt?

Received as a gift

What color is the back of the quilt?

Describe the overall quilt design.

Who is the copyright holder?

Michigan State University Museum

If the quilt has an inscription, what type(s) of inscriptions are on the quilt?

How many pieces of fabric were used to make the quilt back?

2

Describe any decorative patterns used in the quilt design.

What environment did the quilt maker(s) live in?

Describe any background/fill patterns used in the quilt design.

Meander

If applicable, when did the quilt maker die?

2001

How do you describe the quilt back?

Where was the quilt made (state)?

Michigan (MI)

How was the inscription made?

Where is the inscription found on the quilt?

List publications where this quilt or maker was featured.

Patterns; Clippings or photocopies

Choose the best color scheme description for the quilt.

Contributing Institution Name

Michigan State University Museum

If one shape is used throughout the quilt, what is that shape?

How did the quilt maker learn to quilt?

When did the quilt maker begin making quilts?

Why does/did the quilt maker make quilts?

How many quilt has the quilt maker made?

5-20 quilts

Has the quilt maker ever sold quilts?

no

Has the quilt maker ever taught quilt making?

no

Did/does the quilt maker belong to a quilting group? If yes, name the group(s).

Name of the members of the quilt group: Led by Beth Donaldson, included, Norine Antuck, Marge Dickinson, Nancy Bekofske, Geri Smith, Barb Worthington, Kate Edgar, Mary Edgar, Fran Tyndale, Ruby Post, Pat Clark, Carol Schon, Lennie Rathbun, Jackie Shulsky,

What embellishments were used to make the quilt top?

Who did the quilting?

How are the quilt layers held together?

Machine quilting

Who made the quilt top?

Antuck, Norine; Dickinson, Marge; Bekofske, Nancy; Smith, Geri; Worthington, Barb; Edgar, Kate; Edgar, Mary; Tyndale, Fran; Post, Ruby; Clark, Pat; Schon, Carol; Rathbun, Lennie; Shulsky, Jackie; Roehm, Jane; VanTilburg, Marie; Bollaert, Peggy; Bus, Bonn

Quilt owner's state.

Michigan (MI)

How are the blocks spaced in the quilt?

Alternating with plain squares

Describe any favorite patterns, tools, etc. of the quilt maker's.

Machine piecing Hand quilting Machine quilting

These are color names that describe how the fabric was made, (usually a dye process) or where the fabric was manufactured. Enter all the specific colors that are found in the quilt.

What piecing method was used to make the quilt top?

Machine Piecing

What is the fiber content of the quilt filling?

Cotton or polyester blend

Quilt owner's county:

Ingham

Where does/did the quilt maker live (city)?

East Lansing

What applique method was used to make the quilt top?

Where does/did the quilt maker live (county)?

Ingham

What color(s) is the quilt?

Pink

What novelty technique was used to make the quilt top?

Where does/did the quilt maker live (state)?

Michigan (MI)

Quilt owner's city:

East Lansing

What is the shape of the quilt edge?

Straight

Where did the quilt maker find the pattern for the quilting design on this quilt?

What is the pattern name that it is commonly used among quilt makers and historians for this quilt?

Double Four Patch

How long is the quilt?

83"

What types of fabric were used to make the quilt top?

What is the construction technique used to make the quilt binding?

Back turned to front

Quilt owner's name:

MSU Safehouse

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

When was the quilt finished?

2001

How many blocks are in the quilt?

50

What size are the blocks?

6" alternate with 6" squares of large print

What types of fiber were used to make the quilt top?

Cotton

How is this quilt used?

What is the source of the quilt's pattern?

Provided in a class

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Collection or Project Name

Michigan Quilt Project

If the source helped design the quilt, choose the best description of their input.

What is the structure of the fabric used to make the quilt binding?

Please explain other reasons why this quilt was made, if applicable.

This quilt was made as part of a group effort to raise awareness during Domesticc Violence Awareness Month (October 2001) and to give comfort to victims who seek refuge in the Safehouse at MSU. This is the first safehouse in the country located on a colle

Michigan Quilt Project Number

01.0272

How wide is the quilt?

59 1/2"

Who documented this quilt?

Quiltmaker

What parts of the quilt making process did the quilt maker do?

Made entire quilt

What type of quilt is this?

Finished quilt

What is the title of the quilt?

Ruby's Triple Four Patch

What fiber type was used to make the quilt binding?

This quilt was made to be used as a

Gift or presentation

How did the quilt maker acquire the fabric for this quilt?

Sewing scraps