Monthly Archives: April 2014

Creative Nudge – River of Blues

Ahhhhh…. Is there anything more refreshing,more classic, more calming, than a Blue and White colorpalette? Why do we feel so at ease with this cool and crisp color combination? It is thecolor of Sea and Sky, of Snow and Ice, … Continue reading

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eQuilter Free Pattern – April in Paris

Bonjour! Can't make it to the quilt show in Nantes France this weekend? We're bringing you a little taste of Francaise today, to fill that cup of longing for all things Parisian. This exclusive quilt design is one of our … Continue reading

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Color Gut

This last week I was visiting with one of our sales reps who we've known for over 15 years. We were discussing how the industry has changed so much, and speculating on what it might be like 10 years from … Continue reading

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eQuilter Free Pattern – Stars of Lumina

This week's Free Pattern Design is an eQuilter exclusive, created especially to show off the stunning Lumina collection by Peggy Toole. Lush feathers, faceted jewel images, flowing ribbons in a large scale panel, a Venetian glass mosaic, and glistening gold … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Narita Temple

Our creative inspirations are often serendipitous – a combinations of motifs or colors that catches our eye by chance. Sometimes, when we are really lucky, we are inspired by the work of another artist whose work points us in a … Continue reading

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Melbourne, Moscow and Manawatu

Today Pokey Bolton announced that she is stepping down from her position at Quilts Inc, to pursue an Eat Pray Love personal adventure…as a civilian. Pokey has been a great friend and supporter to eQuilter (on Quilting Arts TV) and … Continue reading

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eQuilter Free Pattern – Birds of Paradise

This week's eQuilter Free Quilt Pattern is inspired by the lush artwork of designer Rennie Marquez, whose "Los Cabos" collection has been selling like hot tortillas! Rennie spent 22 years at Walt Disney Imagineering as a senior concept designer, creating … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Artisan Whispers

As you may have guessed, I have not shared ALL of my photos from my trip to India last Fall. Every once in awhile I'll pull out an image that tells a story, and inspires a quilt. On the 8th … Continue reading

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Important Dates to Note

There are two very important days coming up this week. The first one is on Monday April 7 – No Housework Day. I am not making this up! All you quilters and sewing fans know what to do now – … Continue reading

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eQuilter Free Pattern – Cat and Dog Lovers

Quilters LOVE their pets, and the quantity of dog and cat fabrics that we ship out the door is evidence of that ongoing Furry Lovefest! This week's eQuilter Free Pattern is based on either a Dog panel or a Cat … Continue reading

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