Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Gee's Bend Quiltmakers

Some of the quilters from Gee's Bend, Alabama were at the quilt show this year. This was their third visit during quilt show week and they are wonderful and joyous women.  If you do not know about the Gee's Bend Quilts or quilt makers then read this link HERE. (It is a good link even if you know who they are) 

 Here were some of their improvisational quilts. Modern

 A little of "all of the above descriptions"

Postal Shirt Quilt

I don't see anything wrong with this. I have a few that look pretty similar.

I ran into them several times on quilt show day and spoke with them. but did NOT take a photo. (I sure thought I did) This one is borrowed from Sisters Outdoor Quiltshow facebook page.

It is a fun experience to say you've seen their quilts and met these ladies.

I hope you enjoy them too!


  1. Love them! Nothing wrong at all. Especially love the 4th and 5th ones!

  2. I was in a workshop with these ladies at QuiltCon. I had them sign the piece I was working on which was made out of old clothes. They dug my piece.

  3. What a fun opportunity to meet them and see their work!

  4. Oh those quilts - and that style - thank you for sharing!

  5. gracias,gracias!!
    que buen enlace

  6. Thank you for the link ! I have read all the article about these wonderful women, and I am surprised about their geometric and modern style !! Wonderful quilts, done with lot of love and soul....
    Lucky you to meet them !! :)))

  7. I love the style and the utility quilts are what I love to do.
    I have been collecting jeans and heavier material from clothes, so time to make one.


  8. Great pictures, thanks for sharing. It just wasn't in the cards to be in Sisters this year, Maybe next !

  9. These are just fabulous! Would love to take one of their classes some day or see the quilts in person!

  10. I saw the quilts in Cleveland and Tacoma and went to a talk in Tacoma with the quilters. A wonderful experience to be sure.

  11. I loved the videos that were posted of them singing. Their quilts are great.

  12. What fun quilts. Would love to see the quilts and person and meet these lovely ladies.

  13. so awesome! always love to see them and their quilts

  14. Did seeing the Gee's Bend quilts inspire you to do something similar?

  15. Very inspiring. Like music captured in cloth.


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