Monthly Archives: January 2013

Creative Nudge – A Japanese Perspective

Today I am writing to you from Tokyo, where I've spent the last few days at the quilt festival. One of the great things about attending quilt shows in other countries, is that it completely reshapes one's ideas about what … Continue reading

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Message from Doctors Without Borders, USA

Dear Mrs. Rubin, I can't thank you and everyone at enough for your support of Doctors Without Borders' lifesaving work in 2012. As crisis after crisis unfolded across the world, you helped provide emergency medical care for men, women, … Continue reading

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Relief Quilt Deliveries to Hurricane Sandy Victims – Last Weekend

letter from Joy at Quilt Magazine, to eQuilter and Timeless Treasures: Thank you so much for your swift action on friday organizing the quilt pickup. I know I gave you very little notice, but it was really great to be … Continue reading

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2013 Tokyo Quilt Festival

  Greetings from Tokyo!I've just arrived in my room at the Tokyo Dome Hotel on Saturday night, and Sunday I'll be at the Tokyo Quilt Festival walking the show and taking photos. I know many of you are anxious to … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Message from 1883

I collect books. I can hear my family snorting as they read this. Tonight as we celebrated Sam's 16th birthday (and he got a book on the Musee D'Orsay in Paris) they joked that since I have too many books, … Continue reading

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Art as Celebrity

On January 2nd I spent at the day at the Louvre Museum in Paris. It was my 4th time there (since 1987) and I still haven't seen it all. One of my favorite things to do at the Louvre, is … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Quilts Everywhere!

This lovely door is from the medieval Church of St. Trophime in Arles, France. This church was built between the 12th and 15th centuries, and is a great example of Romanesque architecture. It was built on the site of a … Continue reading

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Trendwatching for Fabric Lovers

Here at eQuilter we are always on the lookout for longterm big-picture trends. We love to spot a trend early on, jump on the early renditions of the trend, predict when the trend will peak and taper off…and then wonder … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Melting Butter

What is it about Paris that makes one want to run out and buy red lipstick? …. and a hat with a big silk rose pinned to the side? Once you are there you forget about the cliches and become … Continue reading

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Inspirations from France!

As you read this I am flying home from my week in France, and a wonderful excursion among some of the textile wonders of the world! One thing I really love about Paris is that you always find costume exhibits … Continue reading

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