10th Anniversary Quilt

Date Made: 1989
Maker: members of the Greater San Antonio Quilt Guild
Size: 90.75" x 87.25" (horizontal)
Predominant Colors: multicolors, black, blue, red, ombre fabrics
Fabrics: cotton prints, florals, stripes, polka dots, solids, muslin
Backing: 100% cotton fabric
Batting/Fill: Mountain Mist Poly Lite
Techniques: hand and machine pieced, hand quilted, hand and machine appliqué, embroidered
Description: 855 blocks in the Roman Stnpe Pattern, each measuring 3" x 3" with signatures of blocks, most single, some have multiple names. Quilt contains center inset measuring 37.5" x 14" and contains appliqué name of Greater San Antonio Quilt Guild, Inc., dates 1979- 1989 and 9 pieced hexagons set on black cotton fabric
There are no borders on the quilt
Edge Treatment: 1/2" straight grain binding machine applied to front and hand stitched to back of quilt
Quilting Designs: blocks have circle and outline quilting in each block
Construction: very good, seams are secure
Quilting: good, moderate amount on quilt
Provenance quilt blocks made and signed by members of the Greater San Antonio Quilt Guild, star next to name denotes a charter member or founder, cross denotes deceased member.
Notations: There are 1048 names on quilt. Displayed at the Greater San Antonio Quilt Guild Quilt Show 2007, Live Oak, TX