East Cobb Quilt Show Features African American Quilters

The bi-annual East Cobb Quilt Show will feature more African American quilters than ever before when it opens this weekend. While a comprehensive list of African American quilters has not been published, sources reveal that Maxine Moore, Marva Swanson, Clemetene Cosby, Gwen Proctor Johnson, Caroline Williams, Aisha Lumumba and Bessie Barnett all made the cut of the juried show. Bessie’s entry shown here is called A Gusty Day.

The show will feature over 400 quilts in the Cobb County Civic Center. Show hours are September 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. September 16. Admissison is $8.00. For more information, visit the guild’s web site.

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