Tag Archives: University of Pittsburgh

Music Girl Enrolls at PITT

For India, it is always tough to decide which quilts go with her to the University of Pittsburgh and which quilts stay home. This year, Music Girl made the cut, along with India’s Basketball Star and her constant companion AYSC … Continue reading

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First Day of School

First Day of School, 38 x 50 inches, by O.V. Brantley, 2011. For sale at http://www.ovbrant.etsy.com. Sometimes it is just fun to make a happy quilt. I have to admit that having a baby who is a freshman at the University … Continue reading

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Wishing You Simple Abundance This Holiday Season

All is well in the Brantley household this week. India made it home safely from Pittsburgh, and we are well into observing our Christmas traditions. Separation truly does make time together more special. We are content to keep shopping to … Continue reading

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Snow in Pittsburgh!

Happy Holidays, 61 x 43 inches, by O.V. Brantley, 2010. For sale at http://www.ovbrant.etsy.com. Pittsburgh is getting its first real snow this week. Our little southern belle (India) seems to be coping, but complaining! Maybe my latest Christmas quilt will cheer … Continue reading

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Happy at PITT

Today is a super happy day for India so it seemed like a good day to update my many followers on India’s adventures at the University of Pittsburgh. When I last wrote about India in August, I had decorated her … Continue reading

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Wishing You a Joyful Journey Home

  I spent the weekend in Pittsburgh with my daughter  India. It was Family Weekend at the University of Pittsburgh, and parents were  invited to see first hand how their children had fared during a month of separation.  We had … Continue reading

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A Few Things Left in Atlanta — Black Butterfly

Black Butterfly is one of the quilts that did not make the trip to PITT. I consider it one of our family heirlooms that could not be entrusted to a college student. I made this quilt when India got her … Continue reading

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A Few Things Left in Atlanta — Justin

Justin is our beloved soon-to-be -10 year-old shih tzu. He was sure he was making the trip to Pittsburgh. He happily climbed in the back of the truck and found a nice comfy spot on a PITT blanket that India … Continue reading

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A Few Things Left in Atlanta — Summer Job

A few things had to be left in Atlanta. One was her summer job. India worked at Cold Stone Creamery during the summer to earn money for books. It wasn’t always easy because there were many nights she did not … Continue reading

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India’s Basketball Star Matriculates at the University of Pittsburgh

The second quilt that enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh with India is India’s Basketball Star. Basketball was a big part of India’s life while in high school at the Lovett School. She, along with the three other seniors who received … Continue reading

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