Gee's Bend Quilts

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Mourning quilt--this is very lovely; don't think I've ever seen the long triangles like that

Mourning quilt--this is very lovely; don't think I've ever seen the long triangles like that

Bold Expressions-African American quilts

110626_Bold Expressions—African American Quilts

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Triangle quilt by Jessica Ogden × Fennica #dscolor #texture

Join or Die NYC

Join or Die is a handbag company based in New York City. Our classic tote bag and clutch are fairly priced and made in America.

utilityquilts

Re-purposing clothing to make quilts that are meant to be used, not just lay there looking pretty.

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend

I think these quilts are AWESOME! And they have a super HUMBLE story behind them…. [If you know me, you know that I love all things humble]

Aolar Mosely "Housetop"—"Half-Log Cabin" variation. Photo: Stephen Pitkin/Pitkin Studio c. 1950 Cotton clothing and unbleached muslin sacking 75 x 75 inches Souls Grown Deep Foundation Within the simple concept of squares within squares, Gee's Bend quiltmakers exercise their individual design abilities to produce an extraordinary variety of solutions

"Housetop"—"Half-Log Cabin" variation

MP - "Half Squares" - Master Image

"Half Squares"

A History of Toil: Marge’s Pickledish, 32 x 37”, cotton,linen, found table linens

Summer Goodbyes — Helen Geglio

Once again, summer has slipped away so quickly. The nights are much cooler and the mornings so very dark. The garden is on its own for awhile, though I am still getting beans, squash, chard and tomatoes. This month I sent off two favorite pieces to live new lives in new places. Marge’s Pickledi

I love this type of patchwork quilt.

I love this type of patchwork quilt.

Artwork — Helen Geglio

Galleries of textile artwork and art quilts by Helen Geglio.

Gee’s Bend Quilt Collage

You can learn a bit about art history, civil rights and minimizing waste with this fun and easy paper quilt art lesson about Gee’s Bend.