Kyra Hicks, Author of Black Threads, the most comprehensive reference on African American quilting.
Meg Cox, a former reporter for The Wall Street Journal, is one of the obsessive new quilters, and in The Quilter’s Catalog, she draws on all her skills as a journalist to write the essential resource for contemporary quilters.
The Fabric of History: Depicting African American History Through Quilts.
Author(s): Rachel Klein, The New York Times Learning Network; Tanya Yasmin Chin, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City. Grades: 6-8, 9-12.
Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students will explore eras in African American history, then create quilts depicting important events and personalities from these eras. Click here for lesson plan.
Useful Sites I Like
Old Town Quilts
Grandma Likes To Sew
54-40 Quilt Guild
African American Quilters of Baltimore
African American Quilting Traditions
AIDS Memorial Quilt
Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Society
Bryerpatch Studio Gallery
Ethnic Quilts and Fabrics
Quilts of Gee’s Bend—Washington DC
Great Lakes African American Quilter’s Network
a collection of art quilts by the South-East Art Quilters (SEA Q).
Its Here Ethnic Embroidery
Needles and Threads Quilters Guild
New England Quilt Museum
OnLine Quilt Shop
Pacific Northwest African American Quilters:
Quilters of Color Network of New York
Signatures in Fabric III
Sisters in Stitches (Quilt Show 2005) http://www.quiltersmuse.com/sisters_in_stitches_quilt_show_2.htm
Sisters of the Cloth
Studio Art Quilt Associates
Uhuru Quilters Guild
Cathleen Richardson Bailey
African Textiles-Western Designs
Clothing for Body and Mind
Michael A. Cummings
Valerie S. Goodwin
Carole Lyles Shaw, Artquilts and Collages
Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi, Artist, Curator, Author
Dr. Tracey Rico
Contemporary Ethnic Fiber Art
Mary Louise Smith