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Do You Know Where You are Going?

There is a saying in my community that you can’t know where you are going unless you know where you have been. The National Museum of African American History opened this weekend in Washington, DC. after many years of hoping, … Continue reading

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2016 Atlanta Quilt Festival Was a Huge Success

Each August my life is filled with joy and gratitude as my friends and I host  the Atlanta Quilt Festival. The 2016 edition of the Atlanta Quilt Festival ended yesterday. By all measures it was a huge success. Thank you … Continue reading

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My Quilt “Grateful Journey” Becomes a Memory Quilt

Sometimes staff members are just too special to let them leave for a new job without a quilt. Such is the case with Trumondia Williams. Tru was part of my staff in the DeKalb County Attorney’s Office for three years. … Continue reading

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My Quilt “Blue Heart” Becomes a Memory Quilt

Assistant DeKalb County Attorney Bennett Bryan argued a case on behalf of the DeKalb County Tax Commissioner before the Georgia Court of Appeals. This was no ordinary argument however. The Court was sitting at the University of Georgia where Bennett received … Continue reading

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My Quilt “Be Brilliant” Becomes a Memory Quilt

Senior Assistant DeKalb County Attorney Terri Gordon argued her first case before the Georgia Supreme Court recently.  The case involved the death of a citizen who died after being arrested and transported to the hospital by law enforcement officials. The Court streamed the argument live for … Continue reading

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Getting Stronger and Stronger

My quilt Getting Stronger and Stronger started out as a demonstration quilt so that I could demonstrate hand quilting at the 2015 Atlanta Quilt Festival. Now that I have finally finished it, I really like it. The color combination is … Continue reading

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“African Star” Finds A New Home

My quilt African Star was with me for a very short time. After one of my friends got a new job, I decided African Star was the perfect gift for her. She says it matches her bedroom perfectly. I love … Continue reading

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“Be Bold” Finds a New Home

My quilt Be Bold was recently sold and shipped to a collector in Virginia. She says she loves it just as the visitors at the 2015 Atlanta Quilt Festival did when it greeted them as they entered the South Fulton Arts Center. … Continue reading

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My Red and White Quilts Part of Exhibit at Downtown Atlanta Library

My collection of red and white quilts are part of an exhibit entitled Looking Forward and Backward: The View From My Grandmother’s Porch. The exhibit is at the Atlanta Fulton County Library, 126 Carnegie Way, Atlanta, GA 30303. It will … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

Just before the official beginning of spring, we all get the urge to clean up something. We tackle the yard and haul away dead branches. We tackle our closets and donate clothes we have not worn in years. We reorganize … Continue reading

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