Quilt As Art

Barbara Ann McCraw
Quilt Artist

The Gospel Truth Coat

This full-length coat was commissioned by Anita Knox, then curate of the Kansas City African American Museum, for an exhibition called “The Griots of Fiber”, or Story Coats. This is a completely original design and machine quilted by myself. The coats were to tell a story about African-American music. I chose gospel music for this piece, reminiscent of my days as a little girl, thrilled to listen to my mother sing in the church choir.

1st Place Garment Division
Dallas Quilt ShowWon 2nd place Masters garment division, HMQS
Exhibited at the Kansas City African-American Museum and Tarrant County College.

The Gospel Truth Coat
The Gospel Truth Coat

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