Monthly Archives: August 2011

Creative Nudge – Sewing Kits for Africa

As friends and family have checked in to let us know they are ok, albeit without power after the passage of Irene, I am feeling relieved that the hurricane was not as destructive as forecast. We know of 2 suppliers … Continue reading

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Hurricanes, Birmingham, Somalia and One Needle

from Saturday night newsletter: We've uploaded the first 2 video interviews from my visit to the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham England. 9 year old Lily tells us about making her fun quilt, and Anna Maria shows us her "Wisteria" … Continue reading

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Today I had lunch with Tom – our Doctors Without Borders contact who works in Africa and visits his daughter in the Boulder area once a year. Today he was telling me about the crushing boredom for the tens or … Continue reading

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eQuilter Creative Nudge – Babies, Grandmas and Textile Trends

  Monday I was in Las Vegas at a big fashion trade show, going to trend reports and walking the show to see what is happening with textile and color trends. When I went to the one big trend forecast … Continue reading

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End of Summer

There's a bittersweetness to the end of August, and the last few weeks of summer weather, as the kids go back to school and the season slides to cooler evenings. It's also the time of year when mothers of school … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Fresh Start

  Yesterday Sam and Sophie started the new school year. Sam observed – as only a 14 year old boy can – that it would be a good time to have a "fresh start" – i.e. forget about the past … Continue reading

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Quilts distributed in Japan on July 13

  We wish to share with you this email that we just received from our contact who supervised the distribution of the quilts in Japan: The quilts (which were received in excellent shape and of outstanding quality) were taken to … Continue reading

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Reposting newsletter from August 10th

  I am writing to you tonight from London, as I watch the ongoing news reports about the riots here over the last few days. It is extremely surreal. Today I had a lovely day in Hyde Park, Kensington Palace, … Continue reading

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The MOST exciting thing we have to share with you (besides over 300 new products!) is …. (drum roll please)… Paul's new eQuilter Exclusive Pattern Designer! Paul has been working on designing this new tool… or should I say addictive … Continue reading

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