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Evora’s Earth — A Tribute to My Mama

I grew up happy in a small town. My Mama had everything to do with that. Evora’s Earth is one of the first quilts I made when I began quilting. It honors my Mama and the values she taught my … Continue reading

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Evora’s Earth

Happy Birthday, Mama!

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Harvest Season Always Draws Me Back to the Country

India was home from the University of Pittsburgh last weekend for fall break. It was a beautiful weekend so we took a day trip to the Elijay Apple Festival — just the two of us. I love country stuff. We … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Everyday is mother’s day,  but it never hurts to add a little something extra. Happy Mother’s Day! My quilt Evora’s Earth honors my mother Evora Hicks. She was an exceptional lady.

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Thankful For Mother Earth’s Bounty

Evora’s Earth, 85 x 96 inches, by O.V. Brantley, 2001. Right about now the cooks of the world are in a full sprint to the Thanksgiving finish line. The earth has given up its bounty, and the cooks are working their … Continue reading

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Evora’s Earth

I made Evora’s Earth  to honor my Mom Evora Hicks. July 24, 2010 is her birthday. This quilt hangs in my dining room so that I can look at it everyday. The angel in this quilt is the beginning of my … Continue reading

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Evora’s Earth

Happy Belated Earth Day! Evora’s Earth honors my mother Evora Hicks.

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I Believe in Angels

  Angels have been all around me this week as I began creating a new series of quilts. All of these quilts will feature angels. I have not placed a limit on the number of quilts in this series because angels should … Continue reading

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Quilts Heal

Like most quilters, I believe that my quilts have healing powers. That’s just another way of saying I believe in the power of love. There is much love stitched into every quilt I make. When I make one for someone … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mama!

Today is my mother’s birthday. She would have been 82 years old. Evora’s Earth helps to keep her alive in my heart.

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