Category Archives: A Quilter’s Life

Pictures, thoughts, research, announcements about quilting.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

My life overflows with blessings. I am trying to acknowledge each one them. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Do You Know Where You are Going?

There is a saying in my community that you can’t know where you are going unless you know where you have been. The National Museum of African American History opened this weekend in Washington, DC. after many years of hoping, … Continue reading

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2016 Atlanta Quilt Festival Was a Huge Success

Each August my life is filled with joy and gratitude as my friends and I host  the Atlanta Quilt Festival. The 2016 edition of the Atlanta Quilt Festival ended yesterday. By all measures it was a huge success. Thank you … Continue reading

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Always Give Yourself Flowers

My Give Yourself Flowers series of quilts is intended to remind me (and those who love my quilts) to always be good to myself. Too often we wait for others to make our lives magical. I say it is my … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning — Quiet, Calm, Deeply Thoughtful

Quiet time is so important. Each morning I try to set aside some time to center myself. I reflect on the things for which I am grateful. I try to dig deep to find my best self. I analyze pros … Continue reading

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My Quilt “Grateful Journey” Becomes a Memory Quilt

Sometimes staff members are just too special to let them leave for a new job without a quilt. Such is the case with Trumondia Williams. Tru was part of my staff in the DeKalb County Attorney’s Office for three years. … Continue reading

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My Quilt “Blue Heart” Becomes a Memory Quilt

Assistant DeKalb County Attorney Bennett Bryan argued a case on behalf of the DeKalb County Tax Commissioner before the Georgia Court of Appeals. This was no ordinary argument however. The Court was sitting at the University of Georgia where Bennett received … Continue reading

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My Quilt “Be Brilliant” Becomes a Memory Quilt

Senior Assistant DeKalb County Attorney Terri Gordon argued her first case before the Georgia Supreme Court recently.  The case involved the death of a citizen who died after being arrested and transported to the hospital by law enforcement officials. The Court streamed the argument live for … Continue reading

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Getting Stronger and Stronger

My quilt Getting Stronger and Stronger started out as a demonstration quilt so that I could demonstrate hand quilting at the 2015 Atlanta Quilt Festival. Now that I have finally finished it, I really like it. The color combination is … Continue reading

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