“Paying attention is a form of reciprocity with the living world, receiving the gifts with open eyes and open heart.” – Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
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I’ve always bee pleased with my younger depiction of Harriet (abt 48-50 yrs old). 1898 approx exhibiting her Bible Story Quilt in Athens GA. Her pride n joy… Telling her story! Her eyes are looking to the future … the future of Women…. The next generation of proud independent-self taught, highly
I struggled with the eyes—-smile—and her expressions as Harriet later paid for her photography session—leaving a history for us to envision!
Yippeee. Are we going to quilt today -my good friends!!! Next year- let’s do a mini-quilt retreat!!!
!!! I hope you're doing something to celebrate Worldwide Quilting Day. It's our special day.
Early on, Quilts fulfilled a very utilitarian need— protecting us from the cold or providing warmth, and even healing and comfort for the sick
Geesch!!! I long for just a chance to see, handle gently and to photograph/document quilts of the 1800’s!! Quilts could be used as bed and door and window coverings or as a special wrapping for baby’s first hours of arrival!
Lamentations 2:22 It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.
Tuesday TTQ (Time to Quilt)
“The function of art is to do more than tell it like it is — it’s to imagine what is possible.” — bell hooks
My heart has been touched—- much like suffering during our global Covid pandemic
Kristine Lundblad, Quilting Arts Magazine Managing Editor. This block, Crown of Thorns, is available as a free download. Join her by making a block for Ukraine – and if you are so moved, donate to the charity of your choice to support those in need.