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What I Learned From Quilt Artist Bisa Butler

Saturday , I performed my official duties as CEO of the Clara Ford Foundation.  It was my pleasure to introduce Bisa Butler, the featured quilter of the Atlanta Quilt Festival, who shared her quilts with an enthusiastic crowd. Afterwards, I assisted … Continue reading

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Atlanta Album (This Ain’t Baltimore) Appraised During 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival

One of my treasured heirlooms Atlanta Album (This Ain’t Baltimore) was appraised during the 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival by Holly Anderson. Quilt appraisals are one of the activities always offered during the Festival. The Clara Ford Foundation will sponsor the 2013 Atlanta Quilt Festival at … Continue reading

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R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Wins Best of Show at 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. won “Best of Show” at the 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival in the juried exhibit. It was created by Aisha Lumumba. The Clara Ford Foundation will sponsor the 2013 Atlanta Quilt Festival at the South Fulton Arts Center, 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA the first two weeks in August. Mark … Continue reading

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Desert Garden Wins Best Art Quilt at 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival

Desert Garden won “Best Art Quilt” at the 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival in the juried exhibit. It was created by Marquetta Bell-Johnson. The Clara Ford Foundation will sponsor the 2013 Atlanta Quilt Festival at the South Fulton Arts Center, 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA the first two weeks in August. … Continue reading

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2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival Successfully Promotes the Art of Quilting

The 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival, which is sponsored by the Clara Ford Foundation and Hammonds House Museum, ended Saturday with a flurry of activity. There was a Beginning Quilting Class taught by Nina Moore, a Beginning Dollmaking Class taught by … Continue reading

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Just Before Dawn

Just Before Dawn is a one of a kind 50 x 50 inch art quilt. The blue squares reminded me of dawn peeping through the darkness of the distinctive batik fabrics. It is a simple quilt that makes a big … Continue reading

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African Christmas on Loan to Bowden Center

African Christmas is on loan to the H.J.C. Bowden Senior Multi-Purpose Center in East Point Georgia as part of the Clara Ford Foundation Christmas Tour of Quilts.  Enjoy!

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Candy Cane Christmas On Loan to Bowden Center

    Candy Cane Christmas is on loan to the H.J.C. Bowden Senior Multi-Purpose Center in East Point Georgia as part of the Clara Ford Foundation Christmas Tour of Quilts. This quilt started out as an alternate colorway block-of-the-month and turned … Continue reading

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Fabric is Better Than Food Brunch Kicks Off My Holiday

My 10th annual Fabric is Better Than Food Brunch kicked off my holiday season Saturday. Each year I invite my closest quilter friends over for food, fun and quilts. Each year we have a quilt challenge. This year’s challenge was to … Continue reading

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Purple Rainforest Finds a New Home

Purple Rainforest, 35 x 40 inches, by O.V. Brantley, 2009. Good deeds really do lead to blessings. In February of this year, a teacher at the Mary Lin Elementary School found me on the internet and persuaded me to come to the … Continue reading

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