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African American Quilt Books

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Nancy C. Howland, 2002. How African American Quilters in the NY city area are using fiber arts to recover from the trauma of September 11, 2001. Masters thesis, Smith College School of Social Work.

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Harriet Tubman and My Grandmother's Quilts (African American Quartet) by Lorenzo Pace

Harriet Tubman and My Grandmother's Quilts (African American Quartet): Lorenzo Pace: 9781477792896: Books

Resource and workbook to research 50+ Black women artists, including quilters! By V. Kottavei Williams.

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New quilt book! And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations by Carolyn L. Mazloomi

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Inspirations, Visions and Traditions in Fiber Arts by African American Quilt and Doll Guild

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Quilted Pages - Kindle edition by Allyson Allen. Arts & Photography Kindle eBooks @

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Quilters Questions: A Book of Curious Queries by Kyra E. Hicks - What's YOUR favorite question?

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  • Patricia Stuart
    Patricia Stuart

    I made a few quilts. Mainly on my own with hand quilting. .

  • Kyra Hicks
    Kyra Hicks

    Author AND quilter - how cool!

  • Patricia Stuart
    Patricia Stuart

    LOL...I'm probably better at writing....I love crafts and do them on the side.

Fabrigasm Magazine - ISSUE 3-Winter 2014 (PRINT)

FABRIGASM Magazine by Cultured Expressions

Tailor Made Verse by Terri Cartwright (2007). Poems, some very deep!, and quilts. 125 pages, hardback.

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On Improvisational Patchwork with African AMerican Quilters

talkingquilts | daintytime ~ Sherri Lynn Wood

Accidentially on Purpose, a catalog of African American made quilts

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Zena Allen is a self-taught artist informed by Mithila art: a folkloric painting tradition.

OneLife Institute for Spirituality & Social Transformation

NEW BOOK... Freedom Gone: Embroidered Quilts of Slave Life in the Civil War - by Lolita Newman -

Fat Quarters Quilt Shop For all our quilting & fabric needs :

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend Vol .2 by Carolyn Shattuck, Flexagon Book, printed on Epson and Strathmore paper, 3.5 x 8.5 x 8.5 inches, Edition of 25. $200

Central Booking » Carolyn Shattuck -

Talking Quilts with Eli Leon | daintytime ~ Sherri Lynn Wood

Talking Quilts with Eli Leon

Conscience of the Human Spirit: The Life of Nelson Mandela in Quilts

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Unconventional & Unexpected: American Quilts Below the Radar 1950-2000 by Roderick Kiracofe. Includes section on Sistah quilter Sherry Ann Byrd!

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Sister quilters in Harlem are out with a new 24 page book! The Gadson Gallery Press, $10.00 from MagCloud

The Gadson Gallery P... | #1

'Til the Well Runs Dry a novel about a West Indian seamstress' secret by Lauren Francis-Sharma.

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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.

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Scrap Easy: Building A Collage Quilt by Aisha Lumumba. Just published! 50 pages. Love it!

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    Olu Bunmi

    Thanks Kyra!!!!

  • Kyra Hicks
    Kyra Hicks


  • Lynn Linnemeier
    Lynn Linnemeier

    Thanks so much. Wonderful!

  • Michelle Bishop
    Michelle Bishop

    Just talking about this book. Thanks.


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  • Valerie Parker
    Valerie Parker

    Amazing! Members of our guild drove up to see this. Would love to see this again!

gees bend project

RAW Kids Art Camp

Quilts made by ladies in Gee's bend of Alabama.

Shelly Zegart Quilts, Etc.
  • Debra Butler-Jackson
    Debra Butler-Jackson

    I love the Gee's Bend Quilts!!

"Will the Circle Be Unbroken" exhibit at the Museum of Craft and Folkart, San Francisco in 2006.

Quilts and Stories by Sherry Ann Blog