African Valentine (Part One) Will Be Auctioned May 5

African Valentine (Part One) is number 59/100 of the African Canvas Memory Quilt© series, a collection of 100 unique quilts. It will be auctioned at the Brown Sugar Stitchers quilt show May 5 at the Wesley Chapel Library in Decatur, GA. Proceeds benefit the good works of the Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild and the Friends of the Wesley Chapel Library.
The quilt measures 30 inches x 20 inches. On the back is a red print with white valentine words. The front of the quilt is embellished with words of love including valentine appliqué patches, musical notes and ribbon. The binding and the sashing is black. The quilt is signed and dated.

African Valentine (Part One) contains authentic African fabrics, domestic African prints and novelty prints, all 100% cotton. The quilt is further embellished with beads, potpourri, inspirational words, charms, and buttons. The front of the quilt bears the original signature of the quilter. There is a hanging sleeve on the back so that you can easily display the quilt in your home. You can display the quilt as is, or you can add your own embellishments. Suggested embellishments include award ribbons and pins, old go-steady rings, your mother’s watch and pins from your social and professional organizations. Each addition adds to the unique texture of your work of art.

Other quilts in the African Canvas Memory Quilt series can be viewed at http://www.africancanvasquilts.blogspot.com/.

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About ovbrantley

I am a passionate quilter who also is the general counsel for a major urban county in Georgia. I manage to pursue my triple passions of motherhood, quilting and traveling.
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