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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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Atlanta Album (This Ain’t Baltimore) Appraised During 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival

One of my treasured heirlooms Atlanta Album (This Ain’t Baltimore) was appraised during the 2012 Atlanta Quilt Festival by Holly Anderson. Quilt appraisals are one of the activities always offered during the Festival. The Clara Ford Foundation will sponsor the 2013 Atlanta Quilt Festival at … 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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Celebrate!

Sunday we gathered at the home of Anita Weinraub to celebrate the publication of Trip Around the World. We had a grand time admiring each other’s work and signing our blocks. Quilting really is a fun hobby!

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See My Work in New Book

Here is a closeup view of the block I made for the book Trip Around the World – A Country Quilt Block Travelogue. It represents the country of Libya and is on page 193 of the book. All of the blocks … Continue reading

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Trip Around the World

If you want to spend a lazy summer afternoon being inspired by the creativity of others, pick up a copy of Trip Around the World – A Country Quilt Block Travelogue. This book was compiled by Anita Weinraub and Holly … Continue reading

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Learn the Value of Your Quilts

Last year during the 2011 Atlanta Quilt Festival, my quilt Fulton County Attorney Law Library was appraised by Holly Anderson, Georgia’s only certified quilt appraiser. Holly will return to Hammonds House Museum to appraise quilts on August 11, 2012 as part of … 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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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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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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