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South Haven Masterpiece Quilt; Sampler

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12-8-10339

Who documented this quilt?

Michigan Quilt Project

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Michigan State University Museum

Michigan Quilt Project Number:

87.0342

Quilt's title:

South Haven Masterpiece Quilt

Name(s) for quilt's pattern in common use:

Sampler

When was the form filled out?

8/10/1986

Quilt top made by:

Quilted by:

Name of the group that made the quilt:

Lakeshore Queen Bees

If you are a relative of the quiltmaker, how are you related? The quiltmaker is my:

Quilt owner

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

Received as a gift

Where the quilt was made, city:

South Haven

Where the quilt was made, county:

Van Buren

Where the quilt was made, state:

Michigan (MI)

Time period:

1976-1999

When was the quilt started?

1979

When was the quilt finished?

1980

Why was the quilt made?

Quilt is presently used as:

Museum collection

Quiltmaker's city:

South Haven

Quiltmaker's county:

Van Buren

Quiltmaker's state:

Michigan (MI)

In which kind of environment did the quiltmaker live?

How did the quilt maker learn to quilt?

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Why does/did the quilt maker make quilts?

Gifts

This is a:

Finished quilt

Shape of edge:

Straight

Describe the corners of the quilt:

Rounded

What color(s) is the quilt?

Antique colors:

Overall color scheme:

Damage:

Repairs:

What is the date inscribed on the quilt?

1980

How was the inscription made?

Embroidery

Where is the inscription found on the quilt?

Describe where the inscription was found:

top

Number of quilt blocks:

20

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

What is the shape of the quilt block?

Sampler

Fabric type(s) used to make the quilt top:

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Piecing

Applique techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Applique

Novelty technique used to make the quilt top:

Embellishment techniques used to make the quilt top:

Embellishment used:

Materials used to make the back:

What color is the back of the quilt?

Describe the back:

Materials used in the quilt binding:

Fabric structure of the binding?

How is the binding made?

Bias grain

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Polyester

Quilting techniques used:

Hand quilting

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

Quilting designs used, decorative motifs:

Quilting designs used, background fills:

Describe the quilting designs used:

Outline/Ditch

Where did the maker get their materials?

Where did the maker find their pattern?

Original to maker

Exhibitions where this quilt was displayed:

Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum

Contests entered:

National Blueberry Festival Quilt Show, 1979

Publications (including web sites) where this quilt or maker was featured:

Photos of quilter. Allegan County Gazette Lakeshore Queen Bees Stitches in time make fine quilts by John Saintz and Char Anderson Benton Harbor - St. Joseph, Michigan PAGE FIVE Plan Festival Quilt Show 'I Love America'

Person filling out this form is:

Quilt owner

Ownership of this quilt is:

Public-Other

Quilt owner's name:

Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum

Quilt owner's city:

South Haven

Quilt owner's county:

Van Buren

Quilt owner's state:

Michigan (MI)

How was this quilt acquired?

Gift

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained.

National Blueberry Festival

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

How did the quiltmaker participate in the creation of the quilt?

Made entire quilt

If the source helped design the quilt, describe their input.

Designed the pattern

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

Copyright holder:

Michigan State University Museum

Cite this Quilt

;. South Haven Masterpiece Quilt. 1980. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=12-8-10339. Accessed: 05/17/22