Monthly Archives: January 2012

Last night I returned from my quick trip to the Tokyo Quilt Festival, and I am still processing all that I saw and heard. If you follow me on Facebook, you already know that I got stuck in the Seattle … Continue reading

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10 Months after the Tsunami in Japan

After 2 1/2 days of travel, I finally made it to Tokyo on Friday afternoon instead of Thursday afternoon. I managed to get myself transferred to a flight going to LAX, then to Haneda Airport, but after sitting in the … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – A Culture of Beauty

I am dashing off this newsletter late Tuesday, just before I leave for Tokyo early in the morning. In case you missed my last newsletter – I decided to use my miles to get a last minute ticket – to … Continue reading

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MLK, Venice and Tokyo

With the long Martin Luther King Day weekend coming up, I know a lot of quilters who will be spending the day sewing up a storm. I'd like to send out a special hello to our friends in the many … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – a Classic View

How often are you drawn to an image or design that is old… classic… even clich?d? The familiar can also be comforting, and if that's what you're after then reproducing an old classic quilt, or reproducing another artist's work, can … Continue reading

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An Artist’s Life Work

About 2 am Wednesday morning we made it home safely from our long journey. (3 flights over 24 hours, to get home from Florence) I am going to be processing this trip for a long, long time. Thanks to Mason's … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Venezia!

  *As promised, I am sending you my New Years Greetings and humble gratitude from Venezia, the City of Canals, City of Bridges, and City of Light… Venice, Italy! As I wrote about in the midweek Creative Nudge, I've been … Continue reading

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