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Grateful Journey

The 2015 Atlanta Quilt Festival, my personal labor of love, was the best ever! The exhibit showcased over 100 quilts. We had more classes than ever before, and they were led by nationally known teachers. We had large crowds, great … Continue reading

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Choose To Bloom Will Be Appraised During the 2014 Atlanta Quilt Festival

My quilt Choose To Bloom will be appraised at Hammonds House Museum during the 2014 Atlanta Quilt Festival.  Holly Anderson and Nancy Franklin will appraise the quilt. After being appraised, Choose To Bloom will be on loan to the DeKalb County … 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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2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival Opens July 29

Be the first to see the amazing  quilts and dolls of the 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival! In addition to the juried quilt exhibit, you will be able to experience the beauty of a special exhibit of red and white quilts. The opening … Continue reading

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You Call It Serendipity — I Call It Angels Whispering in My Ear

Yesterday was the last day of the 2011 Atlanta Quilt Festival. The festival is c0-sponsored by Hammonds House Museum and the Clara Ford Foundation  which I created to honor my grandmother and to celebrate African-American quilting. The two-week long event had … Continue reading

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Wine and Words at Hammonds House Museum

Last night we had a lovely time at the Wine and Words event at Hammonds House Museum. The event was a collaboration between the Clara Ford Foundation, Hammonds House Museum and Written Magazine and part of the 2010 Atlanta Quilt … Continue reading

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2010 Atlanta Quilt Festival Officially Open

If you missed the opening reception of the Atlanta Quilt Festival yesterday, you still have 13 more days to enjoy the exhibit and the festivities. The exhibit, which is sponsored by the Clara Ford Foundation,  features over 50 extraordinary quilts … Continue reading

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Do You Know How Much Your Grandmother’s Quilt is Worth?

Do you know how much your grandmother’s quilt is worth? If not, you may want to get it appraised.   Holly Anderson, Georgia’s only certified quilt appraiser, will appraise quilts Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at Hammonds House Museum as part of the … Continue reading

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See My Quilts at Atlanta Quilt Festival

The 2010 Atlanta Quilt Festival opens August 1, 2010 at the South Fulton Arts Center, 4645 Butner road, College Park, GA. The festival will feature two weeks of amazing art quilts, such as African Mask shown above, that interpret the … Continue reading

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What is Your Grandmother’s Quilt Worth?

Clara’s Big Red Squares, by Clara Ford, circa 1960. I first met Holly Anderson, Georgia’s only APS certified quilt appraiser, when I decided to have one of my grandmother’s quilts appraised.  She was appearing at a local quilt shop to do … Continue reading

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