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QUILT INDEX RECORD

38-36-3230

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project

Who documented this quilt?

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project Number:

PCQ150002

When was the documentation day held? Or when was the form collected?

11-10-2015

Where was the documentation day held?

Goodyear, Arizona

1. Type of quilt object

Finished quilt

2. Designer's title:

Swallows in the Garden

3. Quilt Width:

91 inches

3. Quilt Length:

109 inches

4. Shape of edge:

Straight

5. Shape of Corners:

Straight

6. Overall color scheme:

Multicolor

7. Predominant Color(s):

Lavender; White

9. Overall condition:

Excellent/like new

13. Inscription:

Date; Signature; Single

Other type(s) of inscription:

Places where I lived when I made the quilt.

13.2. Date of inscription:

2003

13.3. Method of inscription:

Computer generated

13.4. Location of inscription:

on back

Other location of inscription:

Located on the lower left of the back of the quilt.

14. Date of Quilt:

2000-2025

Date quilt begun:

2002

Date quilt completed:

2003

Describe the sources of the quilt's materials:

Local Quilt Store

17. Layout format:

Block pattern

18.1.1. Block pattern:

Chimney Swallow - redrafted to cut out seams

18.1.2. Alternate name(s) for block pattern in common use:

Arab Tent

18.1.5. Brackman # or Other source & #:

2690

18.2. Number of quilt blocks:

32 , 14 -.50 inch blocks and 4 - .25 inch blocks

Size of quilt blocks:

11.5x11.5 inches

18.5. Arrangement of quilt blocks: block orientation:

On point or rotated on 45 degrees

18.7. Number of different block patterns present:

1

22. Borders:

3

22.2. Border descriptions:

Borders on all sides measuring 1 inch, 8 inches and 4 inches. They are plain, appliqued border using different fabric from the quilt in a multi-color print

23. Fiber used in quilt tops:

Cotton

24. Fabric patterns, styles, motifs, or print categories used in quilt top:

Multiple scrap

25.1 Piecing techniques:

Machine Piecing

25.2 Applique techniques:

Hand Applique

25.3. Novelty techniques:

Other novelty technique

26.1. Embellishment techniques:

Embroidery

26.2 Embellishment materials used in top:

Cotton thread

27.1. Materials used in binding:

Cotton

27.2. Fabric structure used in binding:

Plain weave

27.3. Construction techniques used in binding:

Separate binding applied; Straight grain

27.5. Width of binding:

less than a half inch

28.1. Material used for quilt batting or filling:

Cotton

28.2. Batting loft:

Thin (Less than 3/16?)

29.2. Quilted by:

Bogadi, Karen

29.3. Quilting technique used:

Hand quilting

29.3.2. Number of quilting stitches per inch (Place 1):

7 stitches per inch

29.3.2. Number of quilting stitches per inch (Place 2):

7 stitches per inch

Distance between quilting lines:

.25 to .50 inches

29.4.1. Motif/overall quilting patterns:

Echo; Grid square; In-the-ditch

29.4.2. Decorative quilting patterns:

Feathering

Other quilting designs used:

Cross Hatching

31.1. Fabric fiber types used in quilt back:

Cotton

31.2. Color of backing:

White

31.3. Number of pieces in quilt back:

1

31.3. Size of pieces in quilt back:

91x109 inches

31.4. Description of back:

Same fabric used throughout; Solid/plain

30. Quilt notes and observations:

This quilt hung in Houston, Texas, jurried in. It took 1st place in Oklahoma City Show and Producers Choice Award in Oklahoma City Show. The quilt has a sleeve for hanging.

1. Ownership of this quilt is:

Private

Name of Quilt Owner:

Karen Bogadi

Quilt Owner's State:

Arizona (AZ)

Quilt Owner's Country:

United States

When was this object acquired? Under what circumstances?

2003 when I finished making the quilt.

3. Quilt maker's name:

Bogadi, Karen

Gender:

Female

Birth date:

04/18/1952

Ethnic background/Tribal affiliation:

White

Educational Background:

College Grad - BS Chemical Engineering

Quilt maker's occupation:

Housewife

In which kind of environment did the quiltmaker grow up:

Urban

Country:

United States

Number of children:

2

Number of female children:

1

Number of male children:

1

6. How did the maker learn to quilt:

Self-Taught

When learned to quilt:

Age 30-39

Why does/did the quiltmaker quilt?

Pleasure

7. Name of quilting group

PebbleCreek Quilters

Location of group:

Goodyear, Arizona

Specialized activities/events of group:

Charity Sewing, Challenge quilts

8. Estimated number of quilts made:

20-50 quilts

Does/did the quiltmaker sell quilts?

no

Does/did quiltmaker teach quilting?

only informally

Describe the quiltmaker's unique or favorite materials, patterns, quilting techniques, etc.:

Cottons, machine piecing, paper piecing, hand piecing, needle turn applique, hand quilting, traditional to art quilts.

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

Copyright holder:

Arizona Quilt Documentation Project

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Cite this Quilt

Bogadi, Kare. Swallows in the Garden. 2003. From Arizona Quilt Documentation Project, Arizona Quilt Documentation Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=38-36-3230. Accessed: 02/22/24