Southwest Sampler


Quilt Index Record: 67-EC-A33

Overall Quilt Description

InstNameF003
Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
InstInvContrNumF004
TUC150062
DateDataF006b
04-11-2015
locationF007f
Tucson, Arizona
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Southwest Sampler
OverallWidthF12a
56 inches
OverallLengthF012b
78.25 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Rust
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Overall Quilt Description - condition, inscriptions and fabric source

TypeInscripF019
Date
Message
Multiple Names
Place
OtherTypeInscripF019a
Where she bought fabrics, fourth place in Showlow, Quilt show Septemebr 2002
DateInscripF020a
1998
MethodInscripF021
Computer generated
LocInscripF022
on back
OtherLocInscripF022a
Located on lower right corner
DateQuiltF023
1976-1999
DateFinishF023b
1998
OthSourceF063a
Local Quilt Store

Specific Description

SubjQuiltF025
Southwest Sampler
LayFormatF024
Pictorial
AltNameF011
Various SW motifs - pictorial
SizeBlockF027
inches
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SashWidthF032
2 inches plain
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
There two borders measuring 5 inches and 6 inches on all sides that are pieced and appliqued with a different print fabric not repeated elsewhere.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Batiks (for contemporary quilts)
Dotted
Floral
Hand-dyed
Multiple scrap
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Fusible Applique
Machine Applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Attachments (beading, charms, buttons, etc)
Embroidery
EmbMatF039
Beads attached
Buttons attached
Charms attached
Cotton thread
UniqueF039a
Ink Stamped and cotton fabric

Quilt Construction - binding, batting, quilting

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Machine sewn
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)
QuiltedByF055
Tornbom, Gloria
QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
Brown, cream, tan
DesignF052c
Parallel lines
DesignF052d
Zig-zag - triangles - x in corner. Background is quilted in the ditch and patches are outlined.
FeaturesF053
The fabric for the quilt was purchased in quilt shops in Tucson, Arizona and the West Coast. Some fabric is from friend's square dance dresses.

Quilt Back

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Gold
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
56 x 40.50 and 56 x3 7 inches
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Print
Same fabric used throughout

Ownership and Contact Information - Quilt maker Family Information

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Gloria Tornbom
OwnerStateF086
Arizona (AZ)
SourceInfoF088b
Gloria Tornbom, the maker
QuiltTopF054
Tornbom, Gloria
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
02-22-1930
MarriageF099b
12-09-1950
EdBkgdF102
2 years of college

Quilt maker Personal Information

OccupationF104
Retired Nurse
BirthplaceCityF098a
Moorehead
BirthplaceStateF098b
North Dakota
EnviroF104c
Urban
CountryF108
United States
LearnedToQuiltF117
Self-Taught

Quilt Personal Quilting History

WhyQuiltF119
Pleasure
NameGroupF120
Piece Makers Quilters/Tucson Quilt Guild
LocGroupF121
Tucson, Arizona Mobile Home Park
SpecialGroupF122
Classes, Speaker
NumQuiltsF123
more than 50
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
only informally
FavesF130
Art quilts, basic fabrics
CustomsF131
I was a pilot, 1975 to 2010 and I play a guitar.

Image Upload

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Detail 4
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Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Lynn Miller
dateverified
5
3
2016
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
Still Image

Why and where was the quilt made; source of info

OwnerCountryF086b
United States

Detail Images


TUC150062.Tornbom.2.JPG
TUC150062.Tornbom.3.JPG
TUC150062.Tornbom.4.JPG
TUC150062.Tornbom.5.JPG

Additional Records

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