Monthly Archives: November 2013

Creative Nudge – Giving Thanks

Isn't it interesting how consistent we can be, in terms of our taste level, and what images and colors we are drawn to? After I got back from my Polar Bear trip, it hit me like a ton of bricks … Continue reading

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Life Happens Fast

After speaking to 100 quilters in Winnipegearlier this week, I have a keener appreciation for those of you who don't haveaccess to a wide variety of fabrics and quilting products. It reminded me ofour original mission at eQuilter – to … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Report from Churchill, Manitoba

This morning I took this photo while on a helicopterride out of Churchill in Manitoba, Canada. Can you believe it? I used mytelephoto lens, shooting out the little sliding glass window in the helicopterdoor. We didn't want to get too … Continue reading

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Hello from Polar Bear Country!

After spending a couple days in Winnipeg withnew quilter friends at the Manitoba quilt guild, Friday I flew with ourpolar bear tour group up to Churchill on the shores of Hudson Bay. Serendipitously, Paula Nadelstern and I arrived in Winnipeg … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Two of a Kind

    It is always fun to see how 2 artists handle a similar subject in their work. Here are two photos I took at the Quilt Festival in Houston… with a motorcycle theme. On the left is Linda Anderson's … Continue reading

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Color Trends from Palm Springs

This week I am writing to you from Palm Springs in California, considered a mecca for Mid-Century Modern Architecture and Style. I am attending the Color Marketing Group's International Summit, and enjoying hanging out with fellow Color Passionistas. Unfortunately the … Continue reading

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Armadillo and Kaffe Fassett Color Palette

Tonight I am getting ready for my next trip –the Color Marketing Group's International Conference in Palm Springs,California. This is a working conference where design professionals gather to develop colorpalettes to serve as trend forecasting tools for their respectiveindustries. I'll … Continue reading

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Fabric and Quilt Trends for FABRIC LOVERS!

(photo above: Sophie getting ready to film a video clip in front of Reiko Nobata's "Believe II")   I have literally just walked in the door from the airport from Houston, and so my official "Market Preview – Part 2" … Continue reading

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