Monthly Archives: February 2011

I belong to many online quilt lists, because I like to keep my finger on the pulse of the quilting world. One of the lists (dedicated to fiber art and quilt art) has regularly, over the years, trotted out that … Continue reading

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As you may have guessed by now, I have a treasure trove of images from the Tokyo Quilt Festival, and I am enjoying picking out images to match my Creative Nudge topic of the week! This feisty 167 x 161 … Continue reading

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As an artist, I am always wide open to see and hear stories of creative inspiration. Today I heard a story on our Colorado Public Radio that got me kind of choked up – in a good way. It was … Continue reading

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* COURAGE * That's what it took to create this original quilt which was shown at the Tokyo Quilt Festival. She may not know it, but it took a lot of guts to dream up, and then execute such a … Continue reading

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Valentines is a favorite holiday for quilters and fabric lovers. Why? Because we love to make things, for the people we love. Our creativity is inspired by love throughout the year though, because we love to put all of our … Continue reading

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New photos from Tokyo Quilt Festival at http://www.flickr.com/photos/luanarubin/ Share Post:

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One of the challenges when we go to a quilt show or art exhibit, is to slow down and really see what is in front of us. We tend to unconsciously go with the flow, look for a few moments, … Continue reading

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I am posting more photos from Japan on my Flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/luanarubin/ Here is Noriko Endo in front of her beautiful Sakura theme Confetti Landscape quilt. See her new book in our Asian book department! http://www.equilter.com/cgi-bin/webc.cgi/st_main.html?catid=205 Share Post:

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Gung Hei Fat Choi! That's from the Cantonese version of "Happy New Year!" Thursday Feb 3 is Chinese New Year, so that makes today New Years Eve. This is the Year of the Rabbit, which is supposed to be a … Continue reading

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