This week at the Alys Stephens Center in Birmingham, the Gee's Bend quilters and a group of mud cloth makers from Mali called Groupe Bogolon Kasobanewill be working on a collaborative quilt project. They will be set up in the lobby, working away, and you're invited!
Also, tomorrow at noon, I will be there talking about my love for the quilts and the quilters and how Ludelphia's story was born in a little book called Leaving Gee's Bend.
Oh, and here's our family's contribution to the community quilt project:
(It's batik. Youngest son created it with the help of honorary grandmother Liz Reed. Thanks, Liz!)