Last week I talked about the history of quilting. As I was writing I kept going back to Gee’s Bend how the women create so freely and it turns out wonderful. These women deserve their own post because I think they were “Modern”. They created without real patterns and made their own style.
Here is a story that NPR did a few years ago about these inspirational women, http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=970364.
Here are some modern Gee’s Bend inspired quilts.