Pacific International Quilt Festival, Part 3, Gee’s Bend Revisited

“Gee’s Bend Revisited”, a special exhibition at the Pacific International Quilt Festival, consists of replica’s of Gee’s Bend quilts made by “master quilt artist and storyteller” Allyson Allen.  She uses some different fabrics, and they are smaller than the original quilts, but she has used the same name as the original quilts.

Work Clothes with Center Medallion by Allyson Allen,Original by Annie Mae Young, ca.1976

Work Clothes with Center Medallion by Allyson Allen, Original by Annie Mae Young, ca.1976

Four Generation Quilt by Allyson Allen and Krysta Wright

Four Generation Quilt by Allyson Allen and Krysta Wright

Framed Bars and Stripes by Allyson Allen

Framed Bars and Stripes by Allyson Allen

Framed Bars and Stripes by Allyson Allen

Framed Bars and Stripes by Allyson Allen

Lazy Gal Variation by Allyson Allen, Original Quilt by Arcola Pettway

Lazy Gal Variation by Allyson Allen, Original Quilt by Arcola Pettway

Diamond Blocks by Allyson Allen, Original ca. 1960 by MoMo Moore

Diamond Blocks by Allyson Allen, Original ca. 1960 by MoMo Moore

Diamond Blocks by Allyson Allen

Diamond Blocks by Allyson Allen

Bars and Stripes by Allyson Allen

Bars and Stripes by Allyson Allen

Big Blocks and Bars by Allyson Allen

Big Blocks and Bars by Allyson Allen

Stripes by Allyson Allen,Original by Mary Lee Bendolph

Stripes by Allyson Allen, Original by Mary Lee Bendolph

Roman Stripes Variation by Allyson Allen, Original quilt ca. 1960 by Deborah Pettway Young

Roman Stripes Variation by Allyson Allen, Original quilt ca. 1960 by Deborah Pettway Young

Blocks and Stripes by Allyson Allen, Original quilt by Missouri Pettway ca.1942

Blocks and Stripes by Allyson Allen, Original quilt by Missouri Pettway ca.1942

Housetop 8-Block Variation by Allyson Allen, Original quilt by Linda Pettway, ca.1975

Housetop 8-Block Variation by Allyson Allen, Original quilt by Linda Pettway, ca.1975

 

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