Les Soeurs


Quilt Index Record: 6E-11C-53

Ownership and Contact Information

DateDataF006b
09-18-2016
locationF007f
St Andrews
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Van Schothorst, Sarah Van Schothorst, Jerry
OwnerCityF084
Calgary
OwnerProvinceF086a
Alberta
OwnerCountryF086b
Canada

Quilt Maker's Information

QuiltTopF054
Murray, Katherine
MaidenF097b
Nelson
EthnicF101
Canadian - Danish, Swedish, English, German, Scottish
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1968
BirthplaceCityF098a
Edmonton
BirthplaceProvF098c
Alberta
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
MarriageF099b
1990
EdBkgdF102
University
AddNotesF132
Cluny, AB 1968, Calgary, AB 1980
CityF106a
Calgary
ProvF107a
Alberta
CountryF108
Canada
SpouseF113
Murray, Brent
EthBkgrndF114
1967, Winchester, ON, Canadian
OccupationF115
Economist - Oil Industry
NoChildF116
2
FatherNameF109
Nelson, David P.
BplaceF109a
Calgary, Alberta
MotherNameF111
Sorensen, Virginia
BplaceF111a
Holden, Alberta
EthBkgrndF110
British
EthBkgrndF112
Scandanavian
NumQuiltsF123
20-50 quilts
OtherSourceMat
Gifts, have

Quilt Maker's Information

NameGroupF120
Weekly quilting with friends
LearnedToQuiltF117
From Class
From Friend
From Relative
Self-Taught
WhenQuiltF118
Age 11-19
FavesF130
Hand and Machine Hand quilting is done in my lap or with a hoop
SellQuiltF127
no
TeachF129
only informally

Quilt Description and History

description
hand and machine pieced
CommSourceF064b
Petra Prins
QuiltTitleF009
Les Soeurs
OwnerNameF010
Les Soeurs - wedding quilt
TopSourceF064
Book
OthTopSourceF064a
Promenade in a Dutch Garden - Quiltmania
SourceMatF063
Purchased new
IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
RelnQuiltF007
Aunt
AcquiredF058
Gift
DateInfoF023f
2016
LocMadeF057a
Calgary
ProvProvF057e
Alberta
ProvCountryF057f
Canada
DateBegunF023a
April 2016
DateFinishF023b
June 2016
ReasonsF060
Gift or presentation

Quilt Description and History

QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use
QuiltedByF055
Middleton, Michelle
RelItemsF088a
Wedding gift - matching hourglass table runner was made for a shower gift for Sarah

Quilt Documentation

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
78"
OverallLengthF012b
77 1/2"
SizeBlockF027
2 3/4" X 2 3/4"
NumBordersF033
2
BordDescF034
2 3/4" 2 3/4"
MedallionF031
25 1/2" X 25 1/2"
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight

Color and Condition

PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Blue or Navy
Brown
Burgundy
Coral
Cream
Gold
Gray
Green
Lavender
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
OverCondF015
Excellent/like new

Date, Layout, Pattern

DateQuiltF023
2000-2025
SubjQuiltF025
Medallion wedding quilt
LayFormatF024
Medallion or framed center
AltNameF011
Hour glass and Sun Rays quilt - KC Star
BrackmanF011a
2301 and 1623
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight

Sashing, Borders, Fabrics

SpacingF029
Side by side
FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
FabPrintF037
Dotted
Floral
Geometric
Mourning Prints
Print
Striped
UniqueF037b
tonals

. Construction, Edges, Batting

ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucBindF046
Separate binding applied
Straight grain
Hand sewn
Machine sewn
MatUsedF048
Wool

. Quilting, Inscriptions

QuiltTechF049
Machine quilting
OthQuiltTechF049c
Long arm
DesignF052d
Custom - continuous curves and ditch work
MethodInscripF021
Ink
OtherMethodInscripF021a
Label one - Congratulations Sarah and Jerry, from Uncle Brent and Auntie Kathy, Sarah Louise Christine Cottle - Jerry Edward Van Schothorst, July 16, 2016
ContInscripF020
Label two - Antique "sisters" quilts found in Pennsylvania and Zoanstreek dated 1796, Pattern was created by Petra Prins and slightly adapted by me (KM- heart) Pieced by Katherine Nelson Murray and quilted my Michelle Middleton, Calglary, AB, Wool batting, wash/dry on cool

. Quilt Back

ColorBackingF040b
Beige or Tan
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
DescBackF043
Machine sewn
Same fabric used throughout

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. Project and Data Verification

InstNameF003
Alberta Quilt Discovery Project
InstInvContrNumF004
3-0434
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yes

. 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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