Category Archives: My Treasured Heirlooms

Happy Thanksgiving!

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

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My Red and White Quilts Part of Exhibit at Downtown Atlanta Library

My collection of red and white quilts are part of an exhibit entitled Looking Forward and Backward: The View From My Grandmother’s Porch. The exhibit is at the Atlanta Fulton County Library, 126 Carnegie Way, Atlanta, GA 30303. It will … Continue reading

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Give Yourself a Flower Garden and a Vacation and Anything Else on Your Bucket List!

I just returned from a fabulous vacation cruising on the Celebrity Equinox for 11 nights. My gratitude meter is sky high!  I enjoyed great food, interesting ports of call, fabulous fun with my travel mates and uninterrupted Mommy time with … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

Just before the official beginning of spring, we all get the urge to clean up something. We tackle the yard and haul away dead branches. We tackle our closets and donate clothes we have not worn in years. We reorganize … Continue reading

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Be You in the New Year

  I have learned that I am happiest when I am me. (It sounds like a dumb statement, but many people spend a lot of time trying to be someone else). My resolution for 2016 is to continue to be … Continue reading

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Some of My Holiday Quilts Stayed Home

  After the Christmas trees are decorated and the stockings are hung, out come the Christmas quilts to take center stage. I try to add to my collection as often as possible. I love Christmas!

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thank you for loving my quilts!

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A Beautiful Day in Rome

When India and I travel, I try to document the trip with a quilt. That way, we have our mental memories and a tangible memory that we can touch. Last summer, India and I spent a magical weekend in Rome … Continue reading

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Be Bold

I named my newest quilt Be Bold because that is the name that popped into my head when I stood back and looked at the quilt. Be Bold is based on a pattern called “Amish With a Twist.” It features sampler … Continue reading

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Evora’s Earth — A Tribute to My Mama

I grew up happy in a small town. My Mama had everything to do with that. Evora’s Earth is one of the first quilts I made when I began quilting. It honors my Mama and the values she taught my … Continue reading

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