Category Archives: My Treasured Heirlooms

Quilt Around the World

Have you planned a vacation yet? I try to take at least two vacations every year, but when I can’t, retreating to my quilt studio is just as good. The quilt shown above may look like a scrap quilt, but … Continue reading

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My Quilt Hot Chocolate is Ready for Snow Day

I was prepared for the snow that did not arrive in Atlanta. Like many of my neighbors in Publix Sunday, I bought firewood, milk and bread, batteries and bottled water. Oh well, waiting for snow was a good excuse to … Continue reading

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A Bouquet in Red and White for My Sorors of Delta Sigma Theta

The women of Delta Sigma Theta sorority are celebrating 102 years of sisterhood. Here is  A Bouquet in Red and White just for you. Happy Founders Day, Sorors!

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Forever Young

The quilters are coming to play today.  For the last 14 years my best quilting friends have gathered at my home for food, friendship and joyous quilts. We call it the Fabric Is Better Than Food Brunch. Look for pictures on … Continue reading

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Life is Good! Be Thankful! Takes Center Stage At DeKalb County Law Department

  When the DeKalb County Law Department gathered for Thanksgiving potluck, my quilt Life is Good! be Thankful! provided a beautiful backdrop to the festivities. This quilt is part of my heirloom collection. I bring it out each year, and … Continue reading

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Boss’s Day Celebrates Leadership

Boss’s Day gives me a great excuse to share my somewhat autobiographical quilt Be Bossy.  Each block in this quilt says “I’m not bossy. I just have better ideas.” I enjoy being the leader, but I never forget that a leader … Continue reading

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My Southside Neighborhood

When I saw this quilt pattern in a magazine, I knew I wanted to make this quilt. I think it caught my attention because the quilt in the magazine was shown in green. I immediately thought of my neighborhood which … Continue reading

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Happy National Coffee Day!

To all my friends who, like me, cannot start the day without coffee, I wish you an energetic and alert day! My quilt Coffee With Cream Please lives on my bed and wakes me up each morning. I love the … Continue reading

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Enjoy Your Labor Today!

  I am spending a joyful day in my quilt studio today. I plan to start a new quilt and finish an old one. The quilt I am sharing with you today is called Inspiration. It was named after a Carnival … Continue reading

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Atlanta Album (This Ain’t Baltimore) Visits DeKalb County Law Department

The transformation of the DeKalb County Law Department into a quilt gallery is almost complete. Atlanta Album (This Ain’t Baltimore) has joined other quilts on display. This quilt is one of my favorites. It is included in the book Georgia … Continue reading

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