Gran laughed her lovely, light laugh and told me about going to visit her paternal grandparents in a little town called Littig. Littig is one of the oldest black communities in Texas.
|My great-great grandparents on their farm in Littig|
That image has inspired me to write a children's book, tentatively titled Ruby in Red. I plan to have a doll to go with the book. I have written (and rewritten, and re-rewritten) the text. That really wasn't so hard. I have a template for the doll. That wasn't so hard, either.
|Preliminary sketch of Ruby|
It was hard. I couldn't even start.
I switched to paper collage. Hard.
Asked my husband (also an artist) if he could do it. Hard.
Back to quilts. Hey, not so hard after all!
Since mid-January I have done 6. Number 7 is being laid out now. Onward!