Wonderful KentuckMonday, October 22, 2007
Kentuck was great this year!
One thing that was really nice was this little memorial to Jimmy Lee Sudduth - this is the tree that he would sit under each year and sell his paintings.
Some of the Gee's Bend quilters were there, and were doing demonstrations.
Y'all know I had to get a pic of Shug in front of a quilt! He loves riding around with daddy in his Baby Bjorn and being a little kangaroo!
This piece of pottery I thought was really special. It's done by Ned Berry (from Cataula, Georgia // 706.660.8226) and is called "I Got The World By The Tail Sitting On A Rainbow":
This is Yvonne Wells' tent. We got one of her quilts last year and Shug loves looking at it in his room.
I liked this silver chair Chris Clark did:
...and this one of Chris' is just beautiful:
The one thing we bought this year was one of Chris' quilts.
One of the most fun things there was Woody Jones (Decatur, Georgia // 404.377.5424) and his 'mechanical amusements'. He can be commissioned to do custom pieces, and one of the neatest ones there was one that he had done of a family and their house. Here is his Garden of Eden piece: