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QUILT INDEX RECORD

30-26-230

Date data collected:

February 16, 2011

Documentation Location:

Baldwin Community United Methodist

In which county does this quilt currently reside?

Allegheny

Owner's Name:

Lois Saladin

Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Who documented this quilt?

Western Pennsylvania Quilt Documentation Project

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation

Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation Quilt Documentation Number:

WP.ALG.0098

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation

This is a:

Finished quilt

Owner's name for quilt:

Modified Kaleidoscope

Brackman # or other source & #:

2702 and 2704 derivation

How wide is the quilt?

64 3/8in

How long is the quilt?

64in

Shape of edge:

Straight

Shape of corners:

Straight

Overall color scheme:

Multicolor

Quilt's condition:

Excellent/like new

Type of inscription:

Message

What is inscribed on the quilt?

"Leave the Darkness Behind" 2007' Patty Schreiber 5 Locust Lane Pittsburgh, PA 15241

Method used to make the inscription:

Attached label; Ink

Time period:

2000-2025

When was the quilt started?

c.2007

When was the quilt finished?

c.2007

Describe the quilt's layout:

Block pattern

Size of quilt blocks:

6" x 6" - but they go into other blocks

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

Straight

Spacing of quilt blocks:

Side by side

Medallion size:

23" x 22 1/4"

Number of borders:

1

Describe the borders:

5 7/8" multicolored border - also kaleidoscope appears like border & sashing due to fabric selection

Fiber types used to make the quilt top:

Cotton

Fabric types used to make the quilt top:

Broadcloth

Fabric styles used in the quilt top:

Geometric; Paisley; Print

Piecing techniques used to make the quilt top:

Hand Piecing

Materials used to make the back:

Cotton

Description of the back:

Paisley

What color is the back of the quilt?

Gold

Number of pieces of fabric in the quilt back:

1

Describe the back:

Same fabric used throughout

Materials used in the quilt binding:

Cotton

How is the binding made?

Front turned to back

What is the width of the binding (measure on the top only)?

half inch - one inch

What kind of filling is used in the quilt?

Cotton or polyester blend

How are the layers held together?

Hand quilting

Thread type used for the quilting:

Cotton

Color of thread used in the quilting:

Varigated

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

7

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 2:

8

Width between quilting lines:

1/2" - 1"

Can you see any knots on the front or back of the quilt?

no

Quilting designs used, overall motifs:

Outline

Describe the quilting designs used:

This pattern used a modified traditional kaleidoscope block. The quilt was designed, hand pieced and hand quilted by the maker, Patty Schreiber.

Person filling out this form is:

Quilt owner

Choose the best description of the source to the quilt:

Quilt owner

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

Purchased the quilt

Where the quilt was made, city:

Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh)

Where the quilt was made, county:

Allegheny

Where the quilt was made, state:

Pennsylvania (PA)

Where the quilt was made, country:

United States

How was this quilt acquired?

Purchase

Tell the story of how the quilt was obtained:

Lois Saladin admired it and purchased it in Lutheran Church in Upper St. Clair. Spring of 2007

Why was the quilt made?

Art or personal expression

Exhibitions where this quilt was displayed:

Quilt was on display at Quilt Odyssey - July 2007 - Hershey Convention Center in Hershey, PA

Contests entered:

Three Rivers Quilt Festival - April 2007 - Awards: First Place Special Awards: Best use of color Category: (500) Wall Pieced Comments: Selective & precise cutting of fabric is remarkable. Excellent piecing. Good binding. Hand quilting is nicely done.

Quilt owner's city:

Pittsburgh

Quilt owner's state:

Pennsylvania (PA)

Quilt owner's country:

United States

Quiltmaker's maiden name:

Patty Hanley Schreiber

Quiltmaker's gender:

Female

Quiltmaker's birth date:

07-19-1953

Quiltmaker's birthplace, city:

Oakland (Pittsburgh)

Quiltmaker's birthplace, state:

Pennsylvania

Quiltmaker's birthplace, country:

United States

Quiltmaker's marriage date(s):

c.1983

Quiltmaker's ethnic background/tribal affiliation:

Irish / German

Quiltmaker's religious affiliation:

Catholic

Quiltmaker's occupation:

Quiltmaker

In which kind of environment did the quiltmaker live?

Urban

Quiltmaker's county:

Allegheny

Quiltmaker's city:

Upper St. Clair (Pittsburgh)

Quiltmaker's state:

Pennsylvania (PA)

Quiltmaker's country:

United States

Quiltmaker's spouse's/spouses' and /or partner's/partners' name(s):

Bradley Schrieber

Number of children:

1

How did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

From Class

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Age 30-39

Why does the quiltmaker quilt?

Pleasure

Does/did the quiltmaker belong to a group? Name of the group?

Three Rivers Quilters & Wednesday Afternoon

Where does/did the group meet?

Baldwin Methodist Church

What are the main activities of the group?

Quilt classes and workshops

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Cite this Quilt

Modified Kaleidoscope. c.2007. From Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation, Western Pennsylvania Quilt Documentation Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=30-26-230. Accessed: 05/20/24