My Life


Quilt Index Record: 6E-11C-41

Ownership and Contact Information

DateDataF006b
01-19-2016
locationF007f
Quilted Mouse
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Jessop, Margaret
OwnerCityF084
Calgary
OwnerProvinceF086a
Alberta
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Quilt Maker's Information

QuiltTopF054
Jessop, Margaret
MaidenF097b
Jones
EthnicF101
Canadian
OccupationF104
Retired
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1956
BirthplaceCityF098a
Montevideo
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Uruguay
MarriageF099b
1978
EdBkgdF102
University
AddNotesF132
Uruguay 1956 Canada 1959
CityF106a
Calgary
ProvF107a
Alberta
CountryF108
Canada
SpouseF113
Jessop, Dale
EthBkgrndF114
1956, Calgary, Alberta, Canadian
OccupationF115
Retired
NoChildF116
4
FatherNameF109
Jones, Gordon
BplaceF109a
Northampton, England
MotherNameF111
Frost, Sylvia
BplaceF111a
Brooklyn, New York
EthBkgrndF110
English
EthBkgrndF112
American
NumQuiltsF123
more than 50
OtherSourceMat
Have some, sold, given away donated

Quilt Maker's Information

NameGroupF120
Quilted Mouse, Piecemakers, Edge Chinook Fibre, Silver Thimbles
LocGroupF121
Calgary, Alberta
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Class
Self-Taught
WhenQuiltF118
Age 30-39
FavesF130
by machine
SellQuiltF127
yes
TeachF129
yes
essay
Made for a school project - Alberta College of Art and Design

Quilt Description and History

description
Spiral of photos
CommSourceF064b
Jessop, Margaret
OwnerNameF010
My Life
TopSourceF064
Original to maker
SourceMatF063
Purchased new
OthSourceF063a
Stash
IdentPersonF006
Quiltmaker
AcquiredF058
Made by owner
DateInfoF023f
2001
LocMadeF057a
Calgary
ProvProvF057e
Alberta
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
ReasonsF060
Personal enjoyment

Quilt Description and History

QDesignF060b
Artwork/wall hanging
ExhibitListF067a
Heritage Park

Quilt Documentation

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
42"
OverallLengthF012b
51"
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Color and Condition

PredomColorsF014
Black
OtherColorF014c
Black and Light greenish grey (taupe)
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DamageF016
Open seams

Date, Layout, Pattern

DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
SubjQuiltF025
Life story in photo transfer
LayFormatF024
Pictorial

Sashing, Borders, Fabrics

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
tonals

. Construction, Edges, Batting

ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Machine Applique
ConstrucF038g
Photography/ photo transfer
UniqueF038h
Blanket or decorative stitch applique, Photo transfer, Machine embroidery - free motion script
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Hand sewn
Machine sewn
MatUsedF048
Polyester

. Quilting, Inscriptions

QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
OthQuiltTechF049c
Home machine
DesignF052a
Meander/free motion
MethodInscripF021
Computer generated
Other
OtherMethodInscripF021a
Message follows spiral design of appliqué done with machine embroidery - I was born in Motevideo - christened - move to Canada - eventually Calgary - went to Rosedale with Janet then Jennifer and Andrew - graduated from Crescent - fell in love and married Dale - we moved to Killarney - then Lakeview where we had Katy and Paul - we moved to our dream home in Scarborough where we had Fraser and Anna - we volunteered at school, the community and the church - we built a cabin in Windermere - graduated from U of C - ACAD note: U of C - University of Calgary, ACAD - Alberta College of Art and Design
OtherLocInscripF022a
Computer label on back - My Life, Assignment at ACAD, This shows photos of my life from birth to graduation, made by Margaret Jessop, Calgary, AB 2001

. Quilt Back

ColorBackingF040b
Black
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
OtherFabF040a
plain
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout
NumPiecesF042
Hanging Sleeve
FeaturesF053
Class assignment at Alberta College of Art and Design

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. Project and Data Verification

InstNameF003
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
InstInvContrNumF004
3-0336
verify
yes

. Auto-enter fields

ImageConF075a
Quilt
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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