Freedom Quilting Bee received a lot of attention from media during its active years and since then, too. From The New Yorker magazine, to television, magazines and online news sites, the story of FQB has been told far and wide.

Here are a few highlights:


June, 2021: FQBL receives $250,000 grant to build a museum and education center honoring the legacy of our historic quilting collective.

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June 17, 2021: Southern Living highlights our $250,000 Grant to Create A New Museum Dedicated to a Forgotten Legacy

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U.S. Journal: Gee’s Bend, Alabama | The New Yorker, March 22, 1969

On this day in Alabama history: Freedom Quilting Bee cooperative established |

The Future of Gee’s Bend | Article in Deep South Magazine

The Famed Quilters of Gee’s Bend Are Using Their Sewing Skills to Make a Face Mask for Every Citizen in Their Small Alabama Town | artnet® news