Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Gee's Bend Quilts - Books & Research

Here a quick list of books featuring Gee's Bend Quilts and Quilters:

Beardsley, John. Gee's Bend: The Women and Their Quilts. Atlanta, Ga: Tinwood Books, 2002.

Satchwell, Margaret Beth. Beyond Aesthetics: The Quilts of Gee's Bend and Public Experience of American Folk Culture. Project (B.A.)--James Madison University, 2005

Cubbs, Joanne, et al. Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend Quilts, and Beyond. Atlanta, Georgia: Tinwood Books, 2006.

Arnett, William, et al. Gee's Bend: The Architecture of the Quilt. Atlanta, GA: Tinwood Books, 2006.

Callahan, Nancy. The Freedom Quilting Bee. Tuscaloosa, Ala: University of Alabama Press, 1987. (Fire Ant Books; new edition, 2005)

Auburn University's Women's Studies program (in Alabama) "undertook an ongoing interdisciplinary project to study the Quilts of Gee's Bend and develop strategies and materials for making them a part of the cultural education of Alabama’s – and America’s – children." Excellent reference website.

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