Monthly Archives: December 2012

Creative Nudge – Magic of the Holidays

Here in Boulder, we actually had a true Christmas Morning "White Christmas"! It snowed overnight, and the sun came up on a pristine and sparkling landscape. When Mason and his friend came to our house bearing packages in the morning … Continue reading

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Piecing for Peace – Sandy Hook Memorial Quilt Project

Many thanks to everyone who wrote in to give us their ideas about a Sandy Hook Elementary Memorial Quilt project. There are as many different ideas as there are people interested in helping! Recognizing that we can't be all things … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Names & Piecing for Peace Dear Friends,Here is the list of Sandy Hook Elementary names, as requested. Charlotte Bacon, 6Daniel Barden, 7Olivia Engel, 6Josephine Gay, 7Dylan Hockley, 6Madeleine F. Hsu, 6Catherine V. Hubbard, 6Chase Kowalski, 7Jesse Lewis, 6Ana Marquez-Greene, 6James Mattioli, 6Grace Audrey McDonnell, … Continue reading

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Newtown Memorial Quilts

Two weeks ago I was in a mountain village in Guatemala, visiting the indigenous Mayans in their simple homes, and admiring the beautiful textiles and embroideries they create on their front porches with simple handlooms. The village shaman – a … Continue reading

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Grief, Loss, Love and Healing

We can't pretend like this week's events in Newtown didn't happen, so I will just say that in addition to the large volume of quilts we are trying to get to thousands of Hurricane Sandy victims on the east coast, … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Planting Seeds of Love

Giving and receiving are two halves of the same circle. There are times when we are able to give to those in need, and there are times when should open up and receive the help that is offered. That is … Continue reading

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Quilts for Guatemala, Hurricane Sandy and Colorado Fires

Quilters know that the holiday season is all about GIVING…that's what we do best! Between our Hurricane Sandy Quilt Relief project, and my trip to support eQuilter's charity Mission of Love in Guatemala this week, I am appreciating the smiles … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Guatemalan Mission

I have just completed my 3rd day in Guatemala, and it feels like I have been here for a week! I am here with one of our charities – Mission of Love – and the director Kathy Price who has … Continue reading

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Guatemala City – Assessment Day at the Hospital

Guatemala City:     Today was one of those days where there was SO much packed into one day, by the end of the day it felt like "this morning" was yesterday!   Last night we had an organizational … Continue reading

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Denise is helping us with distributing quilts through a New Jersey relief center, and I got this email from her today" Hi Luana, I picked up about 350 quilts yesterday at Timeless Treasures. I have had a lump in my … Continue reading

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