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Another Anna William spectacular called Strings & Triangles

Anna Williams (American, b. Strings and Triangles, Cottons; machine sewn, hand-quilted by Mary Walker. Walsh III, Class of

Anna Williams died. Anna was Gee’s Bend before Gee’s Bend. By that I mean she was perhaps the first African American quilter whose improvisational quilts were publicly recognized as art – discovered, applauded, and promoted by the mainstream quilt world. During the 1990s, Anna enjoyed an international reputation as an art quilter. (from Baton Rouge)

Anna Williams - small quilt by this important Black American quilter. I was lucky enough to buy a small quilt top by Anna about 15 years ago. Still not quilted.

Barbara Brackman's MATERIAL CULTURE - "...string quilt from the 1880s or 90s with a scalloped edge bound with a contrasting strip."

string quilt from the or with a scalloped edge bound with a contrasting strip." Was so fortunate to see this amazing quilt in person.

corduroy quilt in the Style of Anna Williams by Deb Rowden

Today is the big day - Hail the Wale. I knew I wanted my corduroy quilt to be impulsive and scrappy. I remembered this quilt by Anna Will.