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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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Alaskan Midnight Garden Block # 16

After a short break, I am working on the blocks for Alaskan Midnight Garden. This quilt has 25 appliqué blocks, and I am doing them  by needle turn appliqué. They say quilting is a journey.  I agree. I started this … Continue reading

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Today is Going to Be a Good, Good Day #2 Finds a New Home

Do you believe in karma? I do. At my Holiday Open House, the person who inspired the Today is Going to Be a Good, Good Day series gravitated to that quilt although there were so many others in the room. … Continue reading

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Busy Making Baby Quilts for 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival

The Clara Ford Foundation is seeking donations of hand crafted baby quilts to auction at the 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival, so this week I am busy making baby quilts. Since I have waited until the last minute, luckily there are … Continue reading

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Wine and Words at Hammonds House Museum

Last night we had a lovely time at the Wine and Words event at Hammonds House Museum. The event was a collaboration between the Clara Ford Foundation, Hammonds House Museum and Written Magazine and part of the 2010 Atlanta Quilt … Continue reading

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My Heart’s Desire Gets a Special New Home

As is our custom, yesterday, the Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild gathered at the Carrie Steele Pitts Home for Children to present quilts to the children. This is always the highlight of my quilting year. It puts everything in perspective when … Continue reading

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You Shoulda Been a Delta

Friday night we celebrated the retirement of June Green, one of my best friends. You Shoulda Been a Delta is a quilt I gave her on her 50th birthday. June did not pledge a sorority, but she always felt like … Continue reading

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Black Butterfly Juried into Bulloch Hall Quilt Show

Black Butterfly will be part of the annual Bulloch Hall Quilt Show March 16-30, 2009 in Roswell, GA. This show usually exhibits over 200 quilts from around the southeast. Visit Bulloch Hall Quilt Guild  for more information. Black Butterfly  measures 70 … Continue reading

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Judge Kimberly Esmond Adams Sworn In

Judge Kimberly Esmond Adams was recently ceremoniously sworn in as a Fulton County Superior Court Judge. She won her position in last fall’s election by beating  eight other candidates.  Judge Adams has had a life time of accomplishments, but she gets … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Ladies, in case your special person did not get around to sending the roses, here’s a little something from me to you. Roses are Red measures 74 x 94 inches and was finished in 2007. It is the first in … Continue reading

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