Sunday, May 20, 2007

Edna Patterson-Petty - Freedom Quilt

Edna Patterson-Petty, sistah quilter, has been commissioned by the Grace Hill Settlement House to create a community quilt illustrating the story of the Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing. Mary Meachum was a free black woman known for helping to liberate slaves. Edna also conducted a workshop where local St. Louis young mothers created quilt blocks illustrating their concepts of freedom. Congratulations Edna!

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