Category Archives: A Quilter’s Life

Pictures, thoughts, research, announcements about quilting.

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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“African Star” Finds A New Home

My quilt African Star was with me for a very short time. After one of my friends got a new job, I decided African Star was the perfect gift for her. She says it matches her bedroom perfectly. I love … Continue reading

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“Be Bold” Finds a New Home

My quilt Be Bold was recently sold and shipped to a collector in Virginia. She says she loves it just as the visitors at the 2015 Atlanta Quilt Festival did when it greeted them as they entered the South Fulton Arts Center. … Continue reading

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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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Quilts Return Home From Lucy Laney African American Museum

Four of my quilts were part of the Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild exhibit at the Lucy Laney African American Museum in Augusta, GA. The exhibit lasted from October, 2015 through December 31, 2015. These quilts are now listed for sale … 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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Waiting To Exhale #3 Finds a New Home

My quilt Waiting to Exhale #3 was sold and shipped to Billings, Montana. The new owner loves it as did I. I think I will create Waiting to Exhale #4. I always wonder at the beginning of a new year, “What’s … Continue reading

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