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Celebrating Women

Celebrating Women

Since we are celebrating women this month, I added two new quilts to my ETSY Studio Store. They are A Woman of Sophisticated Substance #6 and # 7. This series of quilts celebrates women who have a balanced life of accomplishment and fun.

My Music at Midnight Finds a New Home

My Music at Midnight Finds a New Home

Terry Phillips, one of the attorneys on my staff, celebrated 15 years with DeKalb County recently. He received a 15 year pin, cake and ice cream, well wishes from his colleagues and My Music at Midnight from me. I chose this quilt for Terry because he loves music. Since we are celebrating Mardi Gras today, it seemed […]

Forever Friends Warms My Office

Forever Friends Warms My Office

In politics they say keep your friends close and your enemies closer. Since I don’t have any known enemies, I am keeping my friends as close as possible. Forever Friends is a classic friendship quilt. Eight friends contributed 2 blocks each to this quilt. My 2 blocks are the purple star in the upper left […]

Strength and Grace visits Douglasville Cultural Arts Council

Strength and Grace visits Douglasville Cultural Arts Council

My quilt Strength and Grace is part of the Brown Sugar Stitchers Black History Exhibit at the Cultural Arts Council in Douglasville Georgia. The exhibit runs through February 24, 2014. The Cultural Arts a Council is located at 8652 Campbellton Street, Douglasville, GA. The exhibit is open Monday – Friday from 9 – 5 pm.. […]

Be Bossy

Be Bossy

Be Bossy is the third quilt in my “BE” series. My quilting friend Aisha Lumumba asked me and other quilters to make a log cabin quilt for a book she is planning. I thought, why not kill two birds with one stone?! The center block of this quilt fit perfectly into my “BE” series. The words “I’m […]

I Believe in Angels

I Believe in Angels

Snow Storm 2014 will be an event I will remember forever, but not for the reasons you think. I was one of those people stuck in a car for 12 hours. I had to abandon my car and walk the last two miles to get home. By midnight, I was frustrated, exhausted, hungry and amazed […]

Quilts Add Warmth to My Office Holiday Open House

Quilts Add Warmth to My Office Holiday Open House

This week my staff and I opened the doors of the DeKalb County Law Department to clients and colleagues who have made our job so joyful. We hosted the first annual DeKalb County Law Department Holiday Open House. We had a fabulous time! The highlight of the event was the door/cubicle decoration contest. Our guests […]

Pause to Treasure Your Traditions

Pause to Treasure Your Traditions

Today I will  observe my longstanding tradition of inviting 20 of my closest quilting friends to my Fabric is Better than Food brunch. There is no reason for the brunch except to enjoy good food, quilts and each other. We always have honey baked ham, pound cake and something we call happy cake. For 13 […]

Believe!

Believe!

  Believe will also be part of the Clara Ford Foundation Christmas Tour of Quilts. Look for it in a DeKalb County Library. This is a simple quilt that packs a powerful message.

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