Friday, April 18, 2008

Courthouse Steps to Justice

I worked at the Southern Center for Human Rights, in Atlanta for almost 20 years. It was a dream job. I made this quilt, which was machine quilted by Regina Carter, for the Center in appreciation when I left the office in April, 2008.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Flowers for Trish

I made this throw for Trish Hale - administrative assistant extraordinaire at the Southern Center and gave to her shortly before my last day at the Center.

I hand pieced and hand quilted it - mostly while in Denmark in February for my mother's funeral.

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Trucker's Home Away from Home

This is a quilt I made for my brother-in-law Jim who is a truck driver. Though he gets to come home on the weekend, he often spends the night in his truck during the week.

I collected all the flannels I had for it. Most of them were old fashioned checks - the type you would see in a flannel shirt - and a few very different. I cut them all in 8" squares and sewed them together. And, what was left over was pieced for the back. This is the first and so far only quilt I have machine quilted myself!