Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Books List highlighting African-American Quilters and Quilts

Books List highlighting African-American Quilters and Quilts

        This I Accomplish: Harriet Powers’ Bible Quilt and Other Pieces, Kyra E. Hicks
        Million African American Quilters, Kyra E. Hicks
         Global Expressions: Decorating With Fabrics from Around the World, Lisa Shepard
         A Piece of My Soul: Quilts By Arkansans, Cuesta Benberry
         Treasury of Crazy Quilt Stitches, Carole Samples
         Stitched From the South: Slave Quilts from the Antebellum South, Gladys-Marie Fry
         Always There: The African-American Presence in American Quilts, Cuesta Benberry
         Talking With Tebe’: Clementine Hunter, Memory Artist, Mary E. Lyons
         Crafted Lives: Stories and Studies of African American Quilts, Dr. Patricia Turner
          Gee’s Bend, Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder
         Bold Improvisation: Searching for African- American Quilts, Scott Heffley
         Gee’s Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt,  William Arnett 
          Spirit of the Cloth: Contemporary African-American Quilts, Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi
         Amazing Wonders: Quilts by African–Americans of the Northern CA Region Oct 13-Dec 23, 2009
         Dancing at the Louvre: Faith Ringgold’s French Collection & other Story Quilts, Faith Ringgold
      Signs and Symbols: African Images in African-American Quilts, Maude Southwell Wahlman
       Quilts Inspirited by President Barack Obama: Journey of Hope,Dr.Carolyn Mazloomi

   Hidden in Plain View : A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad, Jacqueline  Tobin  and Raymond G. Dobard

Children Books:

  •          Cassie’s Word Quilt by Faith Ringgold
  •          Stitching Stars: The Story of Harriet Powers, by Mary E. Lyons
  •          The Quilt Story, by Tony Johnson and Tomie dePaola
  •          The Lord’s Supper Pattern Book: Imagining Harriet Powers’ Lost Bible Story Quilt, by Kyra E. Hicks
  •          Stitchin’ and Pullin’: A Gee Bend Quilt, by Patricia C. McKissack
  •          Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt, by Deborah Hopkinson
  •          Under the Quilt of Night, by Deborah Hopkinson

 Compiled by Fredi Slaughter-Walker & Faye Wilson Kennedy, Founding Members, Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC) at The Brickhouse Art Gallery, February 2013

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