Responding to the Climate Crisis with Quilts

A year ago, I was at the point of despondency over the issue of climate change and ecological disaster. Of course, the news is not better on either of those fronts, but I personally feel better because I have found a way to be proactive. My answer to the climate change issue has been to change my own lifestyle, take a whole lot more political action, and to make these quilts. Continue reading Responding to the Climate Crisis with Quilts

A story about democracy and quilting… (Part 1)

As I watched the riot on TV, I sketched to keep my hands busy. I was thinking about how fragile our institutions are, how democracy requires everyone to agree on the legitimacy of the system. I was thinking of forms like Greek columns breaking apart, tumbling, leaning, becoming thin and unstable and shot through with a blood-red lighting strike. Continue reading A story about democracy and quilting… (Part 1)