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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: 05/23/19
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MSU Museum Quilters
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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.
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mid Michigan area
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Received as a gift
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Michigan State University Museum
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Michigan State University Museum
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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,
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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
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Alternating with plain squares
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Machine piecing Hand quilting Machine quilting
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Cotton or polyester blend
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Double Four Patch
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Back turned to front
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6" alternate with 6" squares of large print
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Provided in a class
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Michigan Quilt Project
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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
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Made entire quilt
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Ruby's Triple Four Patch
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Gift or presentation
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