Stretching from Tuscaloosa over to Auburn, the region includes nine themed trails that highlight everything from BBQ, civil rights and metal art in Selma to Conecuh sausage, pepper jelly, pottery and pecans.
Meet Flossie Hamm, a seamstress and dressmaker who decided to own her heritage by making Underground Railroad Quilts.
Quilts are practical art.
Carefully cut, precisely pieced
together and hand sewn
into designs of great beauty
The September/October issue of The Saturday Evening post features an essay by novelist Joyce Carol Oates simply titled "Quilts."