Last week, I was in her neighborhood and we went to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to see the Quilts from Gees Bend. They were beautiful in a different way than the quilts I see every day in my job. These women used whatever they had and didn't stress over perfection, but they were beautiful anyway. Even though I don't think I'm going to stop using precision quilting techniques, there are things I learned from these quilts that will enhance my own quilts.
Since I couldn't take photographs of the quilts, I took one of my lunch:
When in Rome, right?
Still in the neighborhood, I stopped in to visit with my aunt and uncle:
I haven't seen them since my wedding. We had a lot of catching up to do!