Posted on 21-08-2015
Filed Under (Cruise & Use the Quilt Index, Patterns) by amymilne

 

Schoolhouse patterns were this week’s Cruise & Use activity on The Quilt Index Facebook page. I returned to the  Browse by Pattern Page where I chose Schoolhouse This browsing category contains 58 records. The Browse by  Pattern page includes more than 200 of the most common patterns and their variations taken mostly from Barbara Brackman’s Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns, first edition.

Then I narrowed down my search by selecting five Schoolhouse quilts to compare. Next, I clicked on the View Record link under each record’s image to view the Basic record view for each quilt. Click on the images below to find out more about each quilt.

Quilt Study Group. Arizona Territorial Schoolhouse. 2011. From Arizona Quilt Documentation Project, Arizona Centennial Quilt Project 100 Years – 100 Quilts. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=67-EC-22B. Accessed: 08/21/2015

Moore, Sarah. Schoolhouse Quilt. 1901-1929. From Tennessee State Library and Archives, Quilts of Tennessee. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=4C-83-8. Accessed: 08/21/2015

Garrity, Margaret. Little Red Schoolhouse. 1929. From Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, RMQM Permanent Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=4E-86-1C. Accessed: 08/21/2015

School House. (Maker not recorded). 1890-1925. From State Historical Society of Iowa, IQRP . Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=18-36-6EC. Accessed: 08/21/2015

Madison Square Community Ladies. Embroidered and Applique; books with students name surrounding schoolhouse with teacher’s name. 1957. From University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Nebraska Quilt Project (Lincoln Quilters Guild). Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=57-90-E0D. Accessed: 08/21/2015

Tip: you can easily generate a citation for any image documented in The Quilt Index by clicking on the How to Cite This Record link at the bottom of each record’s basic or full display page. You can then copy and paste the citation, as I’ve done with images below.

Take your own Browse by Pattern adventure on The Quilt Index today!

 

 

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