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Bob's T-shirt Quilt

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Donaldson, Bet. Bob's T-shirt Quilt. 4/12/2017. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://quiltindex.org/2018/view/?type=fullrec&kid=27-92-55804. Accessed: 12/15/18

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27-92-55804

What is the quilt maker's father's name?

Kolodziej, Chester

Where was the quilt maker's father born?

Detroit, Michigan

When was the quilt started?

2/2017

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

Block pattern

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

Excellent/like new

Describe the color(s) of thread used to hold the quilt layers together.

Gray, black, maroon, lavender

What is the quilt maker's maiden name?

Kolodziej

What is the quilt maker's birthdate?

5/1/1957

Where was the quilt maker born (city)?

Livonia

What fibers were used to make the quilt back?

Cotton

How did the owner acquire this quilt?

Gift

Where was the quilt maker born (state)?

Michigan

Who photographed this quilt?

Pearl Yee Wong

What color is the back of the quilt?

Gray

Describe the overall quilt design.

In-the-ditch

Where was the quilt maker born (country)?

United States

Who is the copyright holder?

MSU Board of Trustees

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

3

Describe any decorative patterns used in the quilt design.

Feathering

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

Urban

Where was the quilt made (city)?

Lansing

How do you describe the quilt back?

Same fabric used throughout, Machine sewn, Print

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

Around t-shirt motifs.

Where was the quilt made (county)?

Ingham

What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker?

Polish American

Where was the quilt made (state)?

Michigan (MI)

What is/was the last level of education completed by the quilt maker?

Some college

What is/was the quilt maker's religious affiliation?

none

What is/was the occupation of the quilt maker?

Museum employee

Where was the quilt made (country)?

United States

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

United States

Describe the fiber content or type of quilting thread used on the quilt.

Cotton

Quilt owner's country:

United States

Contributing Institution Name

Michigan State University Museum

What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker's spouse?

French Canadian, English, Irish

What is/was the occupation of the quilt maker's spouse?

Business consultant

Did the quilt maker have children? If so, how many?

2

How many of the quilt maker's children were girls?

2

How did the quilt maker learn to quilt?

From Class, From Friend, Self-Taught

When did the quilt maker begin making quilts?

Age 11-19

Why does/did the quilt maker make quilts?

Gifts, Pleasure, Therapy

How many quilt has the quilt maker made?

more than 50

Has the quilt maker ever sold quilts?

yes

Has the quilt maker ever taught quilt making?

yes

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

Capitol City Quilt Guild

Where did/does the group meet?

Lansing, MI

What are the main activities of the group?

Fundraising, quilt shows

Who did the quilting?

Donaldson, Beth

How are the quilt layers held together?

Machine quilting

Who made the quilt top?

Donaldson, Beth

Quilt owner's state.

Michigan (MI)

How are the blocks arranged in the quilt?

Straight

How are the blocks spaced in the quilt?

Side by side

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

Original quilts based on traditional designs.

What piecing method was used to make the quilt top?

Machine Piecing

What is the fiber content of the quilt filling?

Cotton

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

Lansing

When was the form filled out?

4/13/2017

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

Ingham

What color(s) is the quilt?

Black, Gray, Green, Red, Yellow

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

Michigan (MI)

Describe any unique fibers used in the quilt top.

T-shirt knits

What is the actual width of the binding (front side only)?

3/8"

Quilt owner's city:

Ithaca

What is the shape of the quilt edge?

Straight

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

Print

What is the width of the binding (front side only)?

less than a half inch

Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s).

Female

How long is the quilt?

88"

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

Broadcloth

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

Separate binding applied, Straight grain, Front turned to back, Hand sewn, Machine sewn

Quilt owner's name:

Bob Aumaugher

What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker's mother?

Polish American

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker's father?

Polish American

When was the quilt finished?

4/12/2017

What is the quilt maker's mother's name?

Trybus, Joan

What size are the blocks?

T-shirts, various sizes. Puss in the Corner blocks 8”, setting squares 2”

Where was the quilt maker's mother born?

Barnsboro, PA

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

Cotton

What is the source of the quilt's pattern?

Original to maker, Traditional pattern variation

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.

Designed the pattern

Describe the style of the borders.

Inner border 2” plain gray, outer border 6” pieced.

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

Plain weave

Michigan Quilt Project Number

17.0008

How wide is the quilt?

76"

Who documented this quilt?

Quiltmaker, Quilt collector

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?

Bob's T-shirt Quilt

How many borders are on the quilt?

2

What fiber type was used to make the quilt binding?

Cotton

This quilt was made to be used as a

Gift or presentation, Personal enjoyment

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

Old clothes, Purchased new

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