The Grandma Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 53-9E-30

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Florida Quilt Project
Sunshine State Quilters Association
InstProjNameF003a
Florida Quilt Project
InstInvContrNumF004
SSQA WPT-13

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
10-22-2010
RelnQuiltF007
Quiltmaker
Quilt owner
IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
IfQownerF007b
Made the quilt

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
The Grandma Quilt
BrackmanF011a
433C
OverallWidthF12a
67"
OverallLengthF012b
82 1.2"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Other
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new
TypeInscripF019
Date
Message
Multiple Names
Place
Other
OtherTypeInscripF019a
photo
DateInscripF020a
12-2009
MethodInscripF021
Attached label
Computer generated
Ink
Printed in the fabric
LocInscripF022
on back
OtherLocInscripF022a
rt hand corner
DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
DateBegunF023a
c.2005
DateFinishF023b
c.2009
FamDateF023c
12-2009

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Other
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Hexagons

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Cotton or polyester blend
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
Flannel
Other
FabPrintF037
Batiks (for contemporary quilts)
Checked
Conversation Prints
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Novelty
Paisley
Plaid
Premium type
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No
ConstrucF038g
Photography/ photo transfer
PaperF038i
no

Quilt backing and binding

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Gray
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
26 1/2", 40"
DescBackF043
Print
MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
Front turned to back
Hand sewn
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting and Quilting description

MatUsedF048
Cotton
QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
grey
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
7
WidthF051a
1"
KnotsF051b
no
DesignF052a
Elbow/fan

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Norfleet, Mary Ann
QuiltedByF055
Norfleet, Mary Ann

Quilt provenance and purpose

LocMadeF057a
Aripeka
ProvCountyF057b
Pasco
ProvStateF057d
Florida (FL)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Made by owner
QuiltHistF059
Thought she would never use all of her fabric stash and wanted to hand sew like her grandmother so created this quilt using a piece of every fabricf Mary Ann owns and used the hand sewing technique that her grandmother used.
ReasonsF060
Art or personal expression
Challenge or Contest entry
Personal enjoyment
QDesignF060b
Bedding, special occasion
PresUseF062
Bedding, special occasion
Decorative throw
Keepsake/memento
OthPresUseF062a
Grandmothers picture in the fabric over several sheets of fabric. Used photoshop to add photo

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
OthSourceF063a
used a piece of every material she owne to create this quilt
TopSourceF064
Another quilt
OthTopSourceF064a
later found the quilt pattern in a book after the quilt was finishe. book written by Barbara Brackman
PattSourceF065
Another quilt

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
Displayed in 2/2010 WPQS Quilt Show
ContestListF071a
WPQG Show Feb 2010

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Mary Ann Norfleet
OwnerCityF084
Aripeka
OwnerCountyF085
Pasco
OwnerStateF086
Florida (FL)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
34679
DateObtainedF088c
10-22-2010

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Veasey
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
04-07-1943
MarriageF099b
09-22-1967
EdBkgdF102
worked toward a masters degree in social work
RelAffF103
Baptist
OccupationF104
Owned a General store in Aripeka was a school teacher
BirthplaceCityF098a
Fort Pierce
BirthplaceStateF098b
Florida
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker address

StAddressF105
18911 Rosemary Rd
CountyF106
Pasco
CityF106a
Aripeka
StateF107
Florida (FL)
ZipcodeF107c
34679
CountryF108
United States
PhonNoF108a
727-868-0667

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
W. B. Veasey
BplaceF109a
Bahama, NC
EthBkgrndF110
English since the revolution
MotherNameF111
Mary Lightsey
BplaceF111a
Okeechobee, FL
EthBkgrndF112
Irish
SpouseF113
Norfleet, Carl
OccupationF115
Store owner/general store Aripeka
NoChildF116
1
NoFemF116a
1

Quiltmaker personal quilting history

LearnedToQuiltF117
From Relative
WhenQuiltF118
Age 11-19
WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
OtherF119a
Charity
NameGroupF120
West Pasco Quilters Guild & Aripeka Crafty ladies
LocGroupF121
Hudson & Aripeka Florida
SpecialGroupF122
biannual quilt show classes, small groups & social comrodery charity involvement

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

NumQuiltsF123
20-50 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
PriceF128
Raffled two locally in Aripeka, not for self profit
TeachF129
no
FavesF130
Interested in art quilt, cotton material
CustomsF131
Learned from grandmother and encouraged by mother to quilt.
AddNotesF132
Grandmother enjoyed the "Baptist fan" pattern

Images

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File Information

Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
David Kuhn
dateverified
4
22
2012
CE

Detail Images


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