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“Be Amazing” Will Be Auctioned at GABWA Gala

My quilt Be Amazing has been donated to the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA) to aid fundraising efforts for their scholarship fund. It will be auctioned at their annual Glitter Gala July 25, 2015. If you are attending, … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Hoping your day is filled with joy!

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My Quilt Hot Chocolate is Ready for Snow Day

I was prepared for the snow that did not arrive in Atlanta. Like many of my neighbors in Publix Sunday, I bought firewood, milk and bread, batteries and bottled water. Oh well, waiting for snow was a good excuse to … Continue reading

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Boss’s Day Celebrates Leadership

Boss’s Day gives me a great excuse to share my somewhat autobiographical quilt Be Bossy.  Each block in this quilt says “I’m not bossy. I just have better ideas.” I enjoy being the leader, but I never forget that a leader … Continue reading

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Be Fearless

Be Fearless is the second in my “BE” series. The colors in this quilt are strong,  and the pattern is bold. The words “Be Fearless” are hand embroidered on the front of this quilt. It measures 48 x 48 inches and … Continue reading

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“Asian Pear” Finds a New Home

I recently gave Asian Pear to Mona Payne, one of my staff members who is celebrating her 15th year anniversary with DeKalb County. This was the first gift I gave to a member of my new staff at the DeKalb … Continue reading

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Picking up a Quilt From a Long Arm Quilter is Like Opening a Special Gift on Christmas Morning

Although I enjoy hand quilting some of my quilts, I send my large quilts to a long arm quilter for quilting. I allow her to use her creativity as she sees fit, so I give very few instructions. She chooses … Continue reading

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Black History Month — A Time to “Rejoice Always”

For me, Black History Month is a time to Rejoice Always! The change I have witnessed in my lifetime makes me feel like a living, breathing history book.  Growing up in the segregated South I could barely imagine the life I have lived. My … Continue reading

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“A Woman of Sophisticated Substance” is New Quilt Series

I love quilts that depict strong women!  A Woman of Sophisticated Substance is my newest series in this genre. Each quilt in this series begins with a silhouette of one or more elegant women. The embellishments on each quilt are added … Continue reading

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