Monthly Archives: January 2014

Creative Nudge – Indigo Aesthetic

One of the great pleasures of immersing oneselfin the Tokyo Quilt Festival, is to dive into the inky blue depths of the "Wa" exhibit, filled withintricate quilts hand-pieced and hand-quilted, many constructed from vintage indigo fabrics. Yes, there are shimmering … Continue reading

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Romaji & Tove

It is Saturday at home, and Sunday here in Japanas I write to you from my hotel in Narita. I've just spent 3 days in Tokyo atthe Quilt Festival, and now I'm chillin' at an airport hotel, waiting for myflight … Continue reading

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Serendipity

One of the things that inspires and amuses memost about Life, is how sometimes things just magically come together, andsomething wondrous happens. I ask a question and the answer appears a weeklater. Put out a request to the Universe and … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Marigold, Berry & Crystal White

When I travel, I take at least 500 photos a day. Every night I edit down to about 300, and try to pick out the Photo of the Day. As you may know, I went to India for 2 weeks … Continue reading

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Featured Free Pattern – Downton Abbey “Mary”

    Welcome to the Premier issue of the eQuilter Free Pattern Newsletter! Based on the phenomenal popularity of our Free Pattern Designer, we're expanding this feature to bring you free patterns for designer and licensed collections, right to your … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Dreaming of Asia

  One of my greatest pleasures over the last several years has been my annual trek to the Tokyo Quilt Festival. It is not only the quilts that inspire me, but the textiles, the colors, the crafts, the architecture, and … Continue reading

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Hidden Messages

2014 has kicked off with a New Moon on New Years Day which is considered very auspicious for students of astrology. In numerology it is a "7" year, considered a Universal Year that will evolve our collective consciousness, and bring … Continue reading

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