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Enter Folk Art Meets Free Motion; 82 Inches of Domestic Freedom
The Quilts of Gees Bend: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/geesbend.html
African-American Quiltmakers in North Louisiana: A Photographic Essay
I can't believe how awesome this quilt is. Kelsey's Magic Numbers African Wax Print Quilt by Everyday Fray
Pictorial Quilt by Harriet Powers Museum of Fine Arts Boston Lithograph | eBay
Gee's Bend Quilt
Quilting II Pastel -
African American Quilt, c 1930-1940, 63 x 78" at Harvey Art & Antiques
I have such respect for quilters! I know that so much time, planning and heart go into making a quilt. When preparing for the Southeast region geography study, I came across an awesome story about Gee’s Bend quilts and their quilting bee history. Have you heard of Gee’s Bend before? Free quilt coloring pages
Maya's Quilt of Life goes on auction Sept 15, 2015. Est $150,000! Commissioned by Oprah, made by Faith Ringgold.
circa 1950 African American Quilt King's X Quilt
"Black Girls Rock In Paris” quilt art by Phyllis Stephens | African American award-winning fifth generation quilt maker
the underground railroad quilt code patterns | ... in canada it was a secret society named the underground railroad
Gwen Magee at work on her abstract design Bolero. An extraordinary artist working in fiber, Magee (1943–2011) produced powerful abstract and narrative works in the medium of quilts. Magee's art, which she came to in midlife, was informed by her childhood in a creative home, her education in the social sciences, participation in the civil rights movement, careers in social work and business, and her experiences as a wife, mother, and grandmother.
Nov 20, 2010 - the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston opens the new Americas Wing - and one of the pieces on display was the Harriet Powers' Pictorial Quilt, which had not been on display in nearly 10 years! I saw it in person - and it was a magnificent sight! Have you ever seen this quilt in person? Would you like to? Leave a comment and let me know! Best, Kyra
Log Cabins from Underground Railroad
Wonkyworld: Black baby in a tub quilt
Lucy Mingo of Gees Bend with one of her graphic quilts. This woman is a Picasso of quilting, like some of the other women in Gees Bend. It's like a fountain of genius in that town.
Looking for your next project? You're going to love African Girl quilt block. by designer Linleys Designs.
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