Tag Archives: African Canvas Memory Quilt

From Africa To Atlanta By Way of Arkansas

From Africa To Atlanta By Way of Arkansas is on loan to the H..J.C. Bowden Multi-Purpose Senior Center in East Point, Georgia. It is part of a fall exhibit of quilts sponsored by the Clara Ford Foundation. From Africa To … Continue reading

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Music Girl Enrolls at PITT

For India, it is always tough to decide which quilts go with her to the University of Pittsburgh and which quilts stay home. This year, Music Girl made the cut, along with India’s Basketball Star and her constant companion AYSC … Continue reading

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Memory Quilts Can Ease Loss

Recently I was commissioned to make two memory quilts for sisters who  lost their Mom this year. Each quilt was personalized based on the information I was given about the mother. Hopefully, the recipients of the quilts will add their own … Continue reading

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African Sophistication Finds a New Home

African Sophistication, 28 x 27 inches, by O.V. Brantley, 2008. African Sophistication, #76/100 of my African Canvas Memory Quilt series was purchased at my Holiday Open House and will be under someone’s Christmas tree. This series of  quilts are  memory quilts, … Continue reading

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Wishing You a Joyful Journey Home

  I spent the weekend in Pittsburgh with my daughter  India. It was Family Weekend at the University of Pittsburgh, and parents were  invited to see first hand how their children had fared during a month of separation.  We had … Continue reading

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African Quilt Market (Part One) Finds New Home

African Quilt Market (Part One) was  purchased by Atlanta collector Jackie Davis during my spring Open House. This quilt is part of the African Canvas Memory Quilt series and is number 72 in the 100 quilt series. It is valued at … Continue reading

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Black History Month Celebrations Begin Today

Atlanta is absolutely the best  place to live during Black History Month. Events are scheduled throughout the month that celebrate the great contributions of African-Americans, both in the past and the present. Check the local paper for lots of inspiring events. My … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Africa (Part One) Goes to Live in New York

  Dreaming of Africa (Part One) was recently purchased in my studio store by a collector in Yorktown Heights, New York. This quilt is part of the African Canvas Memory Quilt series.

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Brown Sugar Stitchers Get Memory Quilts

I knew when I was elected president of the Brown Sugar Stitchers quilt guild last year that I wanted to gift some of the quilts in the African Canvas Memory quilt series© to some of the quilters. After all, it … Continue reading

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African Quilt Market (Part Three) Will Be Auctioned at State Bar Convention

African Quilt Market (Part Three) will be auctioned next week during the State Bar of Georgia annual convention on Amelia Island, Florida. This quilt is #74 of the African Canvas Memory Quilt series. African Quilt Market (Part Three) contains authentic African … Continue reading

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