Sep
11
Posted on 11-09-2015
Filed Under (Cruise & Use the Quilt Index) by amymilne

Honeycomb patterns (in honor of September being National Honey Month) are this week’s Cruise & Use activity on The Quilt Index. I returned to the  Browse by Pattern Page where I chose Honeycomb This browsing category contains 134 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 eleven Honeycomb 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.

 

Quiltmaker, Unknown. Charm; Honeycomb Patch; Simplicity Delight. From State Historical Society of Iowa, Mary Barton Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=18-36-24. Accessed: 09/8/2015

 

Marion Melody. Catacomb. 1984. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=1E-3D-44D. Accessed: 09/8/2015

 

unknown. Honeycomb. 1920. From University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Nebraska Quilt Project (Lincoln Quilters Guild). Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=57-90-9BF. Accessed: 09/8/2015

 

Honeycomb. (Maker not recorded). 1876-1895. From University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island Quilt Documentation Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=4D-85-A2. Accessed: 09/8/2015

http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=4D-85-A2

 

Unknown, quilter. Honeycomb Medallion . some fabrics 1840, a few circa 1900. From Rutgers Special Collections and University Archives, The Heritage Quilt Project of New Jersey, Inc.. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=4A-7F-C74. Accessed: 09/8/2015

 

 

Quilter, Unknown. Mosaic/Two-Sided Pieced. 1880. From Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, RMQM Permanent Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=4E-86-16. Accessed: 09/8/2015

 

 

Honeycomb Variation. (Maker not recorded). c. 1968. From Royal Alberta Museum, Royal Alberta Museum Permanent Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=5A-9B-1B. Accessed: 09/8/2015

 

 

Olsen, Anne. Honeycomb Mosaic. Timespan. From Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc., Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=51-8C-45C. Accessed: 09/8/2015

 

 

Diamond Mosaic. (Maker not recorded). 1900-1930. From Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin, Winedale Quilt Collection. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=4F-88-3. Accessed: 09/8/2015

 

 

Swink, Elsie Mary Kisner. Honeycomb. 1960’s. From Western Pennsylvania Quilt Documentation Project, Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=58-99-333. Accessed: 09/8/2015

 

Honeycomb (Grandmothers Flower Garden). (Maker not recorded). c. 1900. From Minnesota Quilters Inc., Minnesota Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=49-7E-143F. Accessed: 09/8/2015

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Sep
04
Posted on 04-09-2015
Filed Under (Cruise & Use the Quilt Index) by amymilne

Our weekly spotlight this week shined on Rabbit-themed quilts (honoring the British tradition/superstition of saying Rabbit Rabbit! on the first day of the month for good luck). Using the Quilt Index Advanced Search page, I typed in rabbit in the Pattern Name field. Here are six of my favorite matches for this search term.

Crowdis, Joan. Bunny Rabbit. 1982. From University of Louisville Archives and Records Center, Kentucky Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=1A-39-5E. Accessed: 09/2/2015

 

Furlo, Norma Ellyn. Bunny Quilt. 8/1981. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=1E-3D-ADB. Accessed: 09/2/2015

 

Rabbit’s Paw. (Maker not recorded). c. 1920. From Tennessee State Library and Archives, Quilts of Tennessee. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=4C-83-4D9. Accessed: 09/2/2015

 

LYNCH, FREDA CLYSTIA. RABBIT QUILT. 1925. From West Virginia Department of Archives and History, West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=50-8A-762. Accessed: 09/2/2015

 

McClean, Lois C.. Bunny Rabbit. 1933. From University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Nebraska Quilt Project (Lincoln Quilters Guild). Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=57-90-661. Accessed: 09/2/2015

Saucier, Carrie Pfeffer. Baby Quilt with rabbits. 1936. From Louisiana Regional Folklife Program, Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://www.quiltindex.org/basicdisplay.php?kid=1B-3A-5DA. Accessed: 09/2/2015

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