David and Lisa's wedding quilt


Quilt Index Record: 6E-11C-17

Ownership and Contact Information

DateDataF006b
11-21-2015
locationF007f
Symon's Valley United Church
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
David and Lisa Duncan
OwnerCityF084
Calgary
OwnerProvinceF086a
Alberta
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Quilt Maker's Information

QuiltTopF054
Duncan, Diane
MaidenF097b
Miller
EthnicF101
Canadian
OccupationF104
retired
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1946
BirthplaceCityF098a
Perth
BirthplaceProvF098c
Ontario
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
MarriageF099b
1967
EdBkgdF102
University
AddNotesF132
Perth 1946, Oshawa 1965, Almonte 1967, Calgary 2008
CityF106a
Calgary
ProvF107a
Alberta
CountryF108
Canada
SpouseF113
Donald Duncan
EthBkgrndF114
1944, Almonte, ON, Canadian
OccupationF115
retired
NoChildF116
3
FatherNameF109
John Robert Ernest Miller
BplaceF109a
Glenjay, Ontario
MotherNameF111
Mary Evelyn Mather
BplaceF111a
Balderson, Ontario
EthBkgrndF110
Canadian
EthBkgrndF112
Canadian
NumQuiltsF123
more than 50
OtherSourceMat
Still has many - gifts

Quilt Maker's Information

NameGroupF120
Variety of guilds
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Class
WhenQuiltF118
Age 20-29
FavesF130
prefer hand and machine hand quilting done with frame resting on chairs
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
no
essay
Quiltmaker learned how to quilt from Viva Nielson - Carlton Place, Ontario - first class 1973. Viva Nielson has a number of quilts in the Canada Packers Quilt Collection in Toronto, Ontario

Quilt Description and History

description
Pieced with original and photo printed images set in attic windows
CommSourceF064b
self
OwnerNameF010
David and Lisa's wedding quilt
TopSourceF064
Original to maker
SourceMatF063
Purchased new
IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
RelnQuiltF007
Mother
AcquiredF058
Gift
DateInfoF023f
2005
LocMadeF057a
Almonte
ProvProvF057e
Ontario
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
DateBegunF023a
2005
DateFinishF023b
2005
ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation

Quilt Description and History

QDesignF060b
Artwork/wall hanging
QuiltedByF055
Duncan, Diane

Quilt Documentation

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
70 3/4"
OverallLengthF012b
73"
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
2 1/2"
SashWidthF032
2"
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Color and Condition

PredomColorsF014
Blue or Navy
Burgundy
Cream
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Date, Layout, Pattern

DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
SubjQuiltF025
Dave and Lisa meet and wedding
LayFormatF024
Pictorial
BlockStyleF030a
Same block throughout
NumBlockF026
21
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Sashing, Borders, Fabrics

OtherSpaceF029a
plain
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Printed patchwork
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
tonals

. Construction, Edges, Batting

ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
Strip/string Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Machine Applique
ConstrucF038d
Other novelty technique
UniqueF038h
photo transfer
EmbMatF039
Buttons attached
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Front turned to back
Machine sewn
MatUsedF048
Cotton or polyester blend

. Quilting, Inscriptions

QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
OthQuiltTechF049c
Home machine
DesignF052c
Meander
Stipple
DesignF052d
Free motion, hearts
TypeInscripF019
Date
Other
OtherTypeInscripF019a
Top Row: The Grizzly Grill, The true story of how Dave and Lisa met, March 3, 2001, Second cup Second Row: Dave and Lisa, July 16, 2005, Staten Island Ferry, Our 2001 trip to New York City, Third Row: Central Park, Tavern on the Green, Our Engagement - July 30, 2004, Fourth Row: Chicago Rent
MethodInscripF021
Attached label
Computer generated
Other
OtherMethodInscripF021a
Label - Capturing precious moments in time. To David and Lisa with love and best wishes on your wedding day. As the years go by and life's challenges arise, may this quilt remind you of the good times that brought you together. Love, Mom. This quilt was designed and quilted by Diane Duncan, Almonte, ON phone #, June 2005, Quilt - 71" x 73"
ContInscripF020
Photo transfer

. Quilt Back

ColorBackingF040b
Black
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
plain
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain
FeaturesF053
Hanging sleeve

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. Project and Data Verification

InstNameF003
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
InstInvContrNumF004
3-0293
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. Auto-enter fields

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ImageTypeF076
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HolderF080a
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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

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