BACK TO QUILTS
Crazy Patchwork; String pieced squares
CITE THIS QUILT
Cite this Quilt
Buntrock, Rut. Crazy Patchwork. 7/1981. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=12-8-5013. Accessed: 09/22/21
QUILT INDEX RECORD
Who documented this quilt?
Michigan Quilt Project
Where are the records for this quilt housed?
Michigan State University Museum
Michigan Quilt Project Number
What is the name of the quilt given by the owner?
What is the pattern name that it is commonly used among quilt makers and historians for this quilt?
String pieced squares
When was the form filled out?
Who made the quilt top?
Who did the quilting?
If you are a relative of the quiltmaker, how are you related? The quiltmaker is my
If you are the quilt owner, how did you acquire this quilt?
Received as a gift
WHERE WAS THE QUILT MADE: City:
Choose the time frame that best describes when the quilt was made.
When was the quilt started?
When was the quilt finished?
This quilt was made to be used as a
Gift or presentation
Please explain other reasons why this quilt was made.
granddaughter's third birthday
How is this quilt used?
Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s).
Where does/did the quilt maker live (city)?
Where does/did the quilt maker live (county)?
Where does/did the quilt maker live (state)?
What is the quilt maker's maiden name?
What is the quilt maker's birthdate?
What environment did the quilt maker(s) live in?
What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker?
German and Syrian
What is/was the last level of education completed by the quilt maker?
3 year college at Wayne University, grades 1-12 at Flint, MI; Graduate of Central High
What is/was the quilt maker's religious affiliation?
What is/was the occupation of the quilt maker?
Insurance writer and housewife
What is the quilt maker's father's name?
What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker's father?
Syrian (now Lenanon)
What is the quilt maker's mother's name?
Fuleihan, Eleanor Stoelt
What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker's mother?
What is/was the ethnic or tribal background of the quilt maker's spouse?
What is/was the occupation of the quilt maker's spouse?
Did the quilt maker have children? If so, how many?
How many of the quilt maker's children were girls?
How many of the quilt maker's children were boys?
When did the quilt maker begin making quilts?
Age 50 or over
Why does/did the quilt maker make quilts?
Has the quilt maker ever sold quilts?
Has the quilt maker ever taught quilt making?
Did/does the quilt maker belong to a quilting group? If yes, name the group(s).
Carrie Jacobs-Bond Composing Threaders
Where did/does the group meet?
Iron County Museum, Caspian, MI
What are the main activities of the group?
Quilts Shows, Doll Shows, Fiber Show, Raffle Quilt, all to raise money to take care of the Bond House
What type of quilted object is this?
How wide is the quilt?
How long is the quilt?
What is the shape of the quilt edge?
What is the shape of the corners?
What color(s) is the quilt?
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.
Choose the best color scheme description for the quilt.
What is the best description of the quilt's condition?
Very good/almost new
Is this quilt damaged? If yes, how?
Describe any repairs made to this quilt.
Enter the exact inscription here, including dates in the same form in which they appear on the quilt. Do not correct any spellings.
What is the date found on the quilt?
SEPT 23, 1981
How was the inscription made?
Where is the inscription found on the quilt?
How many blocks are in the quilt?
How are the blocks arranged in the quilt?
How are the blocks spaced in the quilt?
Side by side
If one shape is used throughout the quilt, what is that shape?
What types of fiber were used to make the quilt top?
What types of fabric were used to make the quilt top?
What types of prints were used to make the quilt top?
What piecing method was used to make the quilt top?
What applique method was used to make the quilt top?
What novelty technique was used to make the quilt top?
What embellishments were used to make the quilt top?
What embellishment materials were used to make the quilt top?
What fibers were used to make the quilt back?
What color is the back of the quilt?
How many pieces of fabric were used to make the quilt back?
How do you describe the quilt back?
What fiber type was used to make the quilt binding?
What is the structure of the fabric used to make the quilt binding?
What construction technique was used to finish the edge of the quilt?
Edges turned in/ no separate binding
What is the fiber content of the quilt filling?
Describe the overall quilt design.
Describe any decorative patterns used in the quilt design.
Describe any background/fill patterns used in the quilt design.
If you chose Other, please explain how the quilt maker acquired the fabric for this quilt.
All pieces of material were taken from recognizable clothes or remnants of materials from which clothes were made
What is the source of the quilt's pattern?
If you chose Other, please explain where the pattern was found.
From friend Hilma Holm
List all known exhibits where this quilt has been displayed.
previous quilt shows
List all contests where this quilt was entered.
Iron County Fair, Iron River, MI, 8/1981
Who documented this quilt?
Other relationship to source: If you chose Other, for the relationship to the source, describe the relationship here.
Granddaughter of quiltmaker
Ownership of this quilt is:
Quilt owner's name:
Quilt owner's city:
Quilt owner's county:
Quilt owner's state.
How did the owner acquire this quilt?
Access and copyright information:
What parts of the quilt making process did the quilt maker do?
Made entire quilt
If the source helped design the quilt, choose the best description of their input.
Where did the quilt maker find the pattern for the quilting design on this quilt?
Who is the copyright holder?
Michigan State University Museum