Introducing “Sing a Happy Song”

Updated: Nov 10, 2021


I am a traditional quilter at heart. I love traditional blocks and hand quilting best. But some days I am in a mood to take that love to a different level. When I do, a quilt like I am a traditional quilter at heart. I love traditional blocks and hand quilting best. But some days I am in a mood to take that love to a different level. When I do, a quilt like Sing a Happy Song emerges.


Sing a Happy Song block detail

Sing a Happy Song is composed of 4 different traditional blocks in a black, white and yellow color scheme. Each block contains a musical motif.

SIng a Happy Song star block detail

To add a modern flair to the traditional blocks and to add interest to the design, I offset the traditional blocks with African green kente fabric. Three different African borders complete the quilt making it measure 54 x 65 inches.


Sing a Happy Song block detail

My friend Maxine Moore quilted it on her long arm quilting machine. I used a black fabric with gold metallic dots to bind the quilt.


Sing a Happy Song sunflower block detail

The back of the quilt is a yellow, green and black striped African fabric. I added a hanging sleeve for easy display, and a label documents the quilt.


Back of Sing a Happy Song

This quilt is one-of-a-kind. I signed it on the front. This quilt makes me happy. I hope you like it.emerges.


Sing a Happy Song signature detail


Sing a Happy Song final look


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