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characters The uilts of Gee's Bend 108 É ❮Read❯ ➹ The uilts of Gee's Bend ➼ Author Susan Goldman Rubin – Since the early nineteenth century the women of Gee’s Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning vibrant uilts In the only photo essay book about the uilts of Gee’s Bend for children awAssed down through the decades Much to the women’s surprise a selection of the uilts was featured in an exhibition at uilts of Gee's PDFEPUB #230 the Museum of Fine Arts Houston in The exhibition then traveled to the Whitney Museum in New York City “Eye poppingly gorgeous” wrote a critic for the New York Times about the exhibition He continued “Some of the most miraculous works of modern art America has produced” The Metropolitan Museum of Art will exhibit its newly acuired collection of Gee’s Bend uilts in  Rubin is known for producing well researched highly praised and sophisticated biographies of artists and other important figures Through similar research The uilts of Gee’s Bend. I believe that this book would be wonderful for students to go along with the social studies unit on family history and traditions The book being a photo essay book brings lots of images to life with descriptions about the uilts themselves the stories behind the uilts and a little bit of information about the creators of the uilts I would include the twin text of The Keeping uilt by Patricia Polacco as well In The Keeping uilt we see how a family collected items from a child's life and put them together into a uilt Items included a dress and a babushka or shawl The family used the uilt over the years for many different things all while remembering the items from which it was made I would have the students create their own uilt for an activity The students would simply start with construction paper and on each piece they would think of an item that could be cut down from their past or present family and illustrate it on each piece Some examples of items could be clothes bibs or blankets They would then glue the pieces together and be able to share it with the class giving their reason for choosing each part and why they feel it would be important enough to include in their uiltPolacco P 2013 The keeping uilt New York Toronto Ontario Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers

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Of Gee's Epub #223 Since the early nineteenth century the women of Gee’s Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning vibrant uilts In the only photo essay book about the uilts of Gee’s Bend for children award winning author Susan Goldman Rubin explores the history and culture of this fascinating group of women and their uniue uilting traditions Rubin uses meticulous research to offer an exclusive look at The uilts Epuban important facet of African American art and culture   In the rural community of Gee’s Bend African American women have been making uilts for generations They use scraps of old overalls aprons and bleached cornmeal sacks anything they can find Their traditions have been p. Impulse choice at the library Thought I'd skim for the pix but the text is fascinating I mean for example I know that tenant farmers have had it hard but the author makes clear that because blacks were powerless in some ways some of them could become even worse off than their slave ancestorsAnd the pictures of the uilts are indeed wonderfulAnd there's no reason that many of us couldn't use scraps remnants worn out clothes both from our own household and from thrift charity shops to make similar uilts The three patchwork uilts that I made for my sons were easy thrifty and are still beloved nothing artful like these ladies' creations but something anyone could doLots of back matter including instructions how to get started making your own But I think the instructions are unclear you'll likely want to use one of the myriad other books or online tutorials when you beginBtw there are two kinds of uilting Here we're talking about patchwork uilts The kind of bed covering you buy in a store with stitching all over a solid piece of fabric is something else not nearly as interesting or budget or earth friendly

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The uilts of Gee's BendShares specifics about this rare community and its rich traditions allowing children to pause to consider history through the eyes of the people who lived it and through a legacy that is passed on to the next generation   This book should be of great interest to classrooms libraries and those interested in African American art in the United States in addition to uilting life in early emancipated colonies in the South and Gee’s Bends importance in the Civil Right’s movement The uilts and the incredible stories behind them are powerful motivators for anyone who wishes to accomplish anything A map directions on how to make a uilt suare endnotes and an index round out this stunning nonfiction bo. A fascinating story of how these dazzlingly creative uilts carefully and lovingly stitched by descendants of slaves in Gee's Bend Alabama ended up hanging in the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City Amazing the positive influence and inspiration we can be for each other if we want to be Hooray for the women of Gee's Bend and their stunning uilts