Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Willa Brigham on Quilts

The quilts of Cary, NC quilter Willa Brigham are on display at the Scrap Exchange's Green Gallery at 548 Foster St. in Durham through March 16, 2010. The title of the exhibit is "I Used to Be Something Else." Mrs. Brigham is a member of the rockin' African American Quilt Circle. She is also a storyteller and of the regional Emmy Award-winning show "Smart Start Kids" on WRAL. I wish I could see her quilts featuring recycled fabrics! You can tell just how warm Mrs. Brigham must be by this 2 min. You Tube Video. You can tell the fabrics speak to her! Enjoy.

5 comments:

Cherie said...

Thanks so much for the U-Tube video of Willa. I enjoyed it and, wow, I bet she'd be a terrifically fun speaker. I've been lurking for a while after searching on info for Harriet Power's bible quilt and finding your book, which I now own!

Ruth Warren said...

Thank you for this wonderful mention of Willa's exhibit at The Scrap Exchange in Durham, NC. She is an amazing artist in every way and we have enjoyed hosting her beautiful quilt show! Ruth at The Scrap Exchange

Brenda Mae said...

Willa is great! Wish I were in Durham to see her exhibit. Now I'm thinking I could make a "little black velvet dress quilt". I took apart a gorgeous dress I will never squeeze into again, to make an armband from the rhinestone peplum, to wear after Michael Jackson died. Thanks to Willa, I know what to do with the velvet.

Peter said...

I love her enthusiasm...wish I could see the exhibit!

Peter said...

hi kyra, peter is me, karen davis...i forgot i was signed in under my husband's name.