Quilt Gallery .
A Quilt for Ella
Ella is my niece. The first of my parents' grandchildren. The eldest child of my eldest brother. A pioneer of her generation in my family. Upon her arrival, I became Aunt Mary for the first time. And her baby quilt was the first one my mother and I collaborated to make.... Read the rest of the blog post here.
Empowerment Tree and Creativity
When I was a child, I brought home every piece of art I made and presented it to my parents. My mom and dad would "ooh" and "aw" over my masterpiece and put it in a place of honor where it could be appreciated. This was enough to make my young artistic self vastly proud. Grown-up artists, I find, are not so lucky. Many singers, poets, painters and sculptors create wildly beautiful things, but Mom's dresser or Dad's desk just won't cut it anymore. Art shows, open mic nights, poetry readings, and blogs are proof that to simply create is not enough. We want to put our creations in the world. We crave the opportunity to move at least one person with the creative contents of our hearts. Recently, I made a piece of art for the sole purpose of putting it out into the world... Read the rest of the blog post here.
A Quilt for Dallas
Who can get into more mischief, make me laugh more often, and take on more impossible tasks with a hopeful optimism than any other little boy I know? It's you, sweet boy. And you're only two! ...Read the rest of the blog post here.
A Quilt for Scout
This chick's got game. She knows the score. She knows what she wants and she knows how to get it. She's no damsel in distress. She's my 3 year old niece, Scout...Read the rest of the blog post here.