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Dream Like Crazy

The cure for despair is to dream. Make sure you Dream Like Crazy.  Happy Martin Luther King Day!    Advertisements

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Rejoice Always

I love the idea of a new year — a time when you can mentally wipe the slate clean and start over. A decision to change forces you to reflect on what is good and what is bad in your … Continue reading

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Ancestral Christmas

The 14th annual Fabric is Better Than Food Brunch was hugely successful. We recounted our quilting history and plotted our way forward. It was a good day filled with friends who were just happy to be together.

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African Merlot

  I call African Merlot a warm-up quilt. When I have been away from my studio for a while, much like an athlete, I warm up by making something that is extremely simple to get me back in the groove. … Continue reading

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Reflect on Those Who Sacrifice Their Life For Yours

Today on Veterans Day, think about how special a person must be to be willing to sacrifice their life for yours. Try to be that person. Happy Veterans Day! The quilt shown above is called In Deep Thought. It is offered … Continue reading

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Woman’s Work is Never Done

It took me forever to finish hand quilting this quilt, but it is finally done. Quilting teaches you patience, and Woman’s Work is Never Done is a testament to that. Woman’s Work is Never Done was inspired by the woman warrior who … Continue reading

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Be Stronger Finds a New Home at the Atlanta Quilt Festival

My quilt Be Stronger was purchased during the 2014 Atlanta Quilt Festival by a local collector. I know it is gone to a good home. Be Stronger is the sixth quilt in my “Be series.” Other quilts in the series include Be Brilliant,  Be … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Highway

  A perfect Sunday — time to reflect and renew. Enjoy my quilt Heaven’s Highway. 

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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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Be Bossy is Part of the 2014 Atlanta Quilt Festival Exhibit

  Be Bossy is making her public debut at the  2014 Atlanta Quilt Festival  July 27th – August 9th at South Fulton Arts Center, 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA. Stop by to see her in person. The exhibit is open daily from … Continue reading

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