Why are we here?
Our purpose is to inspire understanding of the social, cultural, and artistic significance of quilts, with an emphasis on African American quilts. Our goal is to document, research, and preserve African American quilt history through data collection and collaboration with local, state, and national societies and museums.
If you live in Washington State and have an African American family quilt, in ANY CONDITION, and would like to be considered for inclusion in this statewide documentation project, please contact A'donna Richardson at .
Washington State African American
Quilt Documentation Project
Lillie Causey-Futch, 1903 -1978, Summit, Mississippi
by A'donna Richardson (2018)
Pattern: The Dress, by Laura Heine
I and my Sunday school thank you for your support. The 30 plus masks left in inventory were donated to the Recovery Cafe in Tacoma, WA. We wholeheartedly support the efforts in the community.
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We are a community of women and men impacted by substance disorders, addiction, homelessness, PTSD and other mental health challenges. Our mission is to provide a safe environment where individuals with shared experiences provide hope, restoration, and resources that lead our members to a life unexpected.
I was born and raised in Tacoma, WA, and became a quilter after retiring. Within a few years my interests expanded to the study of quilts their ties to America's social and cultural history.
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