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The Irresistible Call of Creativity

The Irresistible Call of Creativity

I recently bid farewell to my 9 to 5 job as a news director at a radio station. The irresistible call of creativity beckoned me, urging me to delve into my passion for quilting and other forms of art. Initially, the transition felt like an extended vacation, but it...

Fabric Postcards:  Mighty Fiber Art

Fabric Postcards: Mighty Fiber Art

There's something magical about creating with your own hands, turning ordinary fabric into works of art, and preserving memories in the form of tiny, beautiful fabric postcards. For as long as I can remember, I've been captivated by the art of sewing, and fabric...

Deconstructing the Mammy Archetype

Deconstructing the Mammy Archetype

On June 19, 1865, Union Army General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and announced that the Civil War had ended and all enslaved people were free, two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or...