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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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Always Give Yourself Flowers

My Give Yourself Flowers series of quilts is intended to remind me (and those who love my quilts) to always be good to myself. Too often we wait for others to make our lives magical. I say it is my … 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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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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Quilts Return Home From Lucy Laney African American Museum

Four of my quilts were part of the Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild exhibit at the Lucy Laney African American Museum in Augusta, GA. The exhibit lasted from October, 2015 through December 31, 2015. These quilts are now listed for sale … Continue reading

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Be You in the New Year

  I have learned that I am happiest when I am me. (It sounds like a dumb statement, but many people spend a lot of time trying to be someone else). My resolution for 2016 is to continue to be … Continue reading

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Waiting To Exhale #3 Finds a New Home

My quilt Waiting to Exhale #3 was sold and shipped to Billings, Montana. The new owner loves it as did I. I think I will create Waiting to Exhale #4. I always wonder at the beginning of a new year, “What’s … Continue reading

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