Martians Are Coming


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-1E9

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
SVA140036
DateDataF006b
03-22-2014
locationF007f
Sierra Vista, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Martians Are Coming
OverallWidthF12a
26.5 inches
OverallLengthF012b
32.5 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Bright or primary colors
PredomColorsF014
Black
Orange
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
DateBegunF023a
2013
DateFinishF023b
2014
SourceMatF063
Purchased new

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
outer space
LayFormatF024
Nontraditional or art
SizeBlockF027
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
Plain borders, 1 inch, 3.75 inch Fabric same as quilt

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Novelty
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
machine embroidery, metallic thread
EmbMatF039
Beads attached
UniqueF039a
3D thread and glasses

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Barton, Clara
QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
ThrColorF049b
black top and bottom
DesignF052a
In-the-ditch
DesignF052d
Planet Saturn
FeaturesF053
Sleeve for display Label in lower left, machine embroidered. The Martians Are Coming, Clara Billock,Sierra Vista, 2014

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Black
NumPiecesF042
1
DescBackF043
Solid/plain

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Clara M. Billock
OwnerCityF084
Sierra Vista
OwnerCountyF085
Cochise
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
OwnerZipF087
85635
ProvenanceF058a
2014
SourceInfoF088b
owner, maker
DateObtainedF088c
03-22-2014
QuiltTopF054
Billock, Clara Marie
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
09-28-1946
EthnicF101
Spanish, Irish, English, Welch, Dutch,German
EdBkgdF102
AA degree +
RelAffF103
Christian

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Accountant
BirthplaceCityF098a
East Liverpool
BirthplaceStateF098b
Ohio
EnviroF104c
Rural
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
CountryF108
United States
MaidenF097b
Watson
FatherNameF109
Watson, Charles Blaine
BplaceF109a
Gallopelis. Ohio
EthBkgrndF110
German, English, Dutch, Welsh
MotherNameF111
Watson, Inez Illean Lane Watson
BplaceF111a
East Liverpool, Ohio
EthBkgrndF112
Spanish, Irish
NoChildF116
1
NoFemF116a
1
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Class
From Friend
From guild or club member
Self-Taught
WhenQuiltF118
After retiring

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Gifts
Pleasure
Therapy
NameGroupF120
Hummingbird Stitchers Quilt Guild, Tucson Quilt Guild
LocGroupF121
Sierra Vista, AZ
SpecialGroupF122
Quilt shows, education
NumQuiltsF123
20-50 quilts
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
only informally
FavesF130
Unique or unusual patterns, bright fabrics, machine embroidery
OtherSourceMat
Purchased pattern, free patterns, Magazines, Internet, Imagination

Image Upload

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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
6
22
2014
CE

Information source fields

AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
CopyRestF080c
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DistribRestF080d
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
DisplayResF080e
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
LicenseF080f
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Quilt Alliance
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

Contest, Exhibits, Essays, journals

ContestListF071a
2nd Place ribbon in Humming bird Stitchers Quilt Guild show, 2004 Embroidery category
ExhibitListF067a
Hummingbird Stitchers Quilt Show 2014
PattSourceF065
Computer software

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

LocMadeF057a
Sierra Vista, AZ
ProvCountyF057b
Cochise
ProvStateF057d
Arizona (AZ)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Made by owner
ReasonsF060
Art or personal expression
QDesignF060b
Artwork/wall hanging
OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


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Additional Records

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