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Lovett Lady Lions are Region Champs!

India’s Basketball Star, 59×59 inches by O.V. Brantley, 2010.

Congratulations to the Lovett Lady Lions basketball team for winning the Region 5 Championship!

I have a long history with the Lovett Lady Lions because daughter India played on the team throughout junior high and high school. At the end of the season of her senior year, I gave each of the 4 seniors a personalized version of the quilt shown above.

India ready for basketball (2009)

Since then my connection to the team has become stronger. India is now an assistant coach for the team! Life truly is a circle.


Coach India with the 2017-18 Lovett Lady Lions

India reminded me recently that I never missed one of her games, (although I was infamous for quilting during the games LOL).  I did not know that was important to her until now. It’s a good lesson for us highly driven successful people! You can’t get the years and the experiences back once they are gone.

Coach India (2018)

Good luck in the State tournament Lady Lions! You make us proud! #ovsfulfilledlfebruary

2017-18 Lovett Lady Lions. Region 5 Champions

Quiltmaker's Daughter is 20 today!

India's Basketball Star, 69 x 69 inches, by O.V. Brantley, 2010.

Life seems to go by in a flash. I can hardly believe my daughter India is 20 years old today! Although sometimes I wish I could have my baby back, I am very proud of the young woman she has become.

Followers of my quilting journey know that India has inspired many quilts. For a walk down memory lane, check out my YouTube video entitled Quiltmaker’s Daughter.

Shown above is India’s Basketball Star, which I made to commemorate her basketball career at Lovett. She has continued her interest in basketball by serving as a student manager of the women’s basketball team at the University of Pittsburgh. This quilt goes on every road trip.

Happy Birthday, India!