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Posted by lucindaquilts on June 13, 2015 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

I've been updating this site, and just came upon a wonderful bunch of resources -- back issues of SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) now available to non-members. Visually thrilling! Enjoy!

Quiltmakers I've Known...

Posted by lucindaquilts on July 25, 2009 at 12:57 AM Comments comments (0)

Someday I'll get organized enough to pay homage to everyone who helped me along the way; in the meantime I'm desperate to organize my ZILLION bookmarks so will just add this link to Sonya Lee Barrington's site -- I studied with her in San Francisco.

MGM Aviation Quilt

Posted by lucindaquilts on June 23, 2009 at 11:37 AM Comments comments (0)

This quilt marks the turning point, between years of my Dad asking in exasperated tones, 'You think you'll ever make any money at that?' -- to his displaying this proudly in his living room and telling all his friends that his daughter was a quiltmaker (even, oh chagrin, asking me years ago if I had a website he could tell them about!)

Happy Fathers' Day, and lines from Phyllis Webb's poem 'Making'

Posted by lucindaquilts on June 21, 2009 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Happy Fathers' Day to all the dads I know (including some quiltmakers who are also dads...)!

and, because our house and gardens here in Guad are full of quiet -- and 'noisy' -- blossoms, some lines from the poem 'Making':

"From the making made and, made, now making

certain order – thus excellent despair

is laid,and in the room the patches of the quilt

seize light and throw it back upon the air.

A grace is made, a lovelin...

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Mary Lou in Blue

Posted by lucindaquilts on May 7, 2009 at 9:04 PM Comments comments (0)

I can't seem to find a photo of my mom weaving (at the Hartford Artisans' Center), but here's one of her on the enlarging reader (at the center for the visually impaired -- she's always looked great in blue!

My mother's weaving

Posted by lucindaquilts on May 7, 2009 at 12:57 AM Comments comments (0)

Transcendental Etude

Posted by lucindaquilts on May 5, 2009 at 11:57 PM Comments comments (4)

from "Transcendental Etude" by Adrienne Cecile Rich

[The Fact of a Doorframe: Poems Selected and New 1950-1984 (New York: Norton, 1984), p.264]

-- For Michelle Cliff

Vision begins to happen in such a life

as if ...

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