Friday, December 5, 2008

More Gee's Bend Quilts

Still filled with emotion from finally getting to see the Gee's Bend Quilts. I am itching to do some sewing, but everyday life chores and obligations seem to be frustratingly demanding of my time lately, plus I am still nursing this cold that does not want to go away. Uhg!

I wish that I could show you the powerful feeling of seeing these quilts in person. Obviously, you can tell from the photos that they are indeed wonderful works of art. However when you see them up close, they are ...

Magnificent. Bold. Breathtaking. Humbling. Inspiring. Transcendent... In other words, knock me to my knees fabulous!


Created by Arlonzia Pettway


Created by Loretta Pettway


Created by Lillie Mae Pettway

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To learn more about the quilts of Gee's Bend and the woman who created them please visit here.

17 comments:

Autumn said...

You know, my friend Becky claims that seeing the Gee's Bend quilts changed her life. That's some mighty powerful quilting!

Thanks for sharing these. They are wonderful.

Fog and Thistle said...

Really visually stunning. Wish I could see in person for full impact.

little rogue said...

Those are incredible. Thanks for sharing!

Mrs.French said...

these are stunning...and look at the cute new you looking at me...love the new avatar deary. xo

Hey Harriet said...

These quitls sure are 'knock me to my knees fabulous' ...hehe. I've never heard that saying before. It must be an original Silly BooDilly saying. Cute! I'm especially fond of the quilt by Loretta Pettway!

Hey Harriet said...

Oh & sorry you still have a cold. Hope it's almost gone now!

High Desert Diva said...

Thanks for sharing more of these remarkable quilts.


Love the 'new you' profile pic!

Rachel said...

These are beautiful!

Cicada Studio said...
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Cicada Studio said...

I went to the Met today and saw a set of Gee's Bend quilts note cards and I thought of you!

Shoo cold, shoo!

please sir said...

Very lovely - such an inspiration to gain perspective from other artists.

jacquie said...

i don't have the words...

Jaimee said...

Amazing quilts!!!

And I've been away for a while...did you get a new do?
Looks great!

Victoria said...

Yes, it's a new do... thanks!

Bonbon Oiseau said...

ah! Saw this exhibition at the Whitney some years ago--GORGEOUS--so spectacular!

Rene' said...

please visit the following website more great info about a couple of gee's bend quilters and their company great stuff. www.geesbend.net

Amy @ Park City Girl said...

I was surprised to find a book of Gee's Bend at the library - I'm slowly working my way through it. Amazing quilts!