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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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A Day With Quilt Artist Bisa Butler

All artists are inspired by other artists. Quilters are no different. This weekend I am part of a lucky group of quilters who will take a Master Quilting Class with Bisa Butler.  She will teach her technique for making collage portrait … Continue reading

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How Much is Your Quilt Worth?

I attended the opening reception of an art exhibit that features Atlanta Quilter Marquetta Bell Johnson and some of the Gees Bend Quilts. The exhibit is at the Mason Murer Fine Art Gallery  in Atlanta. Shown here is one of … Continue reading

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Have a Cup of Tea – You Are Stronger Than You Think

India and I have been living through stressful times as the University of Pittsburgh has suffered through over 60 bomb threats since spring break. Students are advised to keep a bag packed, to keep their cell phones charged up and … Continue reading

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Good Bye Summer!

I know fall is on the way to Atlanta when I feel just a little crispness in the air when I go out for my morning paper. By noon, it will be unbearably hot again, but I know fall is … Continue reading

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Check Out the Vistas Exhibit

I enjoy looking at other people’s quilts as much as I enjoy making my own. Last night I attended the opening reception for the Vistas exhibit at the Atrium on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta.   The exhibit featured the work … Continue reading

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Hope I Taught My Girl To Fish

Saturday night India and attended the Atlanta/PITT send-off party. This is an annual ritual where incoming freshmen gather with local alumni of the University of Pittsburgh to learn more about the place that is soon to be their new home. … Continue reading

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A Different Drummer Series Continues

Quilts in my A Different Drummer series sold out quickly. Numbers 1-10 all found new homes.  I am working on new quilts in this series this week. The series gets its name from fabric on the back of the quilts by African … Continue reading

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A Different Drummer – A New Series

Sometimes you run across a piece of fabric, and it just jumps off the shelf and inspires you to make a quilt. Such was the case when I saw the three African ladies. I just knew I had to put … Continue reading

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