Posts Tagged ‘textiles’

(White) Silence is Violence

January 9, 2018

While this new work is a modern quilt with a contemporary theme, it stands firmly in the tradition of subversive stitching in quilts. When officers of the law become judge, jury, and executioners, killing unarmed black citizens, we all have a problem.  The police act on our behalf.  This slogan from the Black Lives Matter […]

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Wholecloth quilted work by slave.

Inspiration: What I did on my Summer Vacation, Part 1

June 28, 2017

I spent a week in Washington D.C. this summer and the highlight of the trip was two visits to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, aka the Blacksonian (according to VSB).  I wasn’t sure I could get in, because tickets are sold out months in advance.  A guard suggested I get in […]

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Yes, I Have Been Mending

October 11, 2016

My latest art quilt, Yes, I Have Been Mending was inspired by 2 ideas.  One is Hazel Hall’s poem, Mending. I recently discovered her poetry through Poets.org’s Poem-a-Day program.  It is great to have a poem delivered to my in-box every day.  I don’t always read it, but it is there!  Hall used stitch imagery […]

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