African American Quilt Books
Explore African American Quilting through books!
Sistah Quilter Lucy Thelma Osbourne writes Quilt University: Transforming Oral Learning Into Academic Knowledge, 2014. Includes separate chapters on Harriet Powers, Alice Walker, Zora Neale Hurston's influences on author's life.
"Will the Circle Be Unbroken" exhibit at the Museum of Craft and Folkart, San Francisco in 2006.
I Lay My Stitches Down - Michele Wood, Cynthia Grady : Eerdmans
Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker ~ Jennifer Chiaverini. The extraordinary friendship between Mary Todd Lincoln and Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley, a former slave who won her freedom by the skill of her needle, and the friendship of the First Lady by her devotion.
Faith Ringgold's Seven Passages to a Flight. Limited edition book, now sold out.
Rhythms of a Faithful Journey: Verses from Slavery to Presidency by Robin Joyce Miller, 2013.
How To Make An African Quilt: The Story of the Patchwork Project of Segou, Mali by Bonnie Lee Black, 2013
Valerie Goodwin has a new book! Art Quilt Maps: Capture a Sense of Place with Fiber Collage - A Visual Guide. Can't wait to see it! www.BlackThreads.com