Happy Belated Earth Day! Evora’s Earth honors my mother Evora Hicks.
Evora’s Earth was made over a 14-month period. It honors my mother Evora Hicks. It also is my constant reminder of days growing up in Crossett, Arkansas when things were simpler, but filled with laughter and love. As we pause … Continue reading
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Tagged African American quilter, applique quilt, Arkansas, Crossett, Earth Day, Evora Hicks, Evora's Earth, O.V. Brantley, patchwork, quilts
Quilters are the pioneers of saving the planet. Long before it was fashionable, quilters gathered bits of scraps and turned them into useful quilts or beautiful works of art. Their creed was nothing goes to waste. With the explosion of art … Continue reading