Monthly Archives: July 2014

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Greetings from the Bottom of Africa

I am writing to you tonight from Cape Town in South Africa. It is winter here, but a relatively mild coastal winter season… it was a partly cloudy/rainy 57 degrees fahrenheit here today. It is a week since I left … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Knights & Wizards

The tales of old come alive in this lively tableau of Knights, Wizards and Dragons. Fans of King Arthur, Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter will love the detail in this Magical-themed quilt design …. another eQuilter Exclusive Free … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – No Caterpillars Please

Greetings from South Africa! We hit the ground running Monday – landing in Johannesburg in the morning and visiting an Arts and Crafts collective at Nelson Mandela Square later in the day. Tuesday we spent the day at Lesedi Cultural … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Aurora’s Cabin

Caryl Bryer Fallert is one of the Founding Godmothers of the Art Quilt movement, and her work with Color and Design has been a benchmark for creative quilters over the decades. Here is a gorgeous chromatic Log Cabin design, using … Continue reading

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Quilting Arts TV Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Quilting Arts TV Blog Hop! I am excited to help kick off this weeklong blog hop with the other guests for Series 1400. Just in time too – because tonight I'll be flying to Frankfurt and then … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Purrfect Companion

This one is for all of you who share photos of cats on Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram. We love sharing images of our own beloved cats, and we love clicking through pictures of cute, silly, grumpy, sleepy, playful kitties. A … Continue reading

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Dana, Quilt Colorado, & South Africa

I know many of you are anxious to know that Dana's heart surgery went very well this week, and we are told she had the best outcome possible. Thank you for your prayers, and we wish her a speedy recovery … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Summer Jazz

Summertime is often a time for outdoor music festivals, a musician playing on a street corner, and music wafting through an open window at night. One of my great inspirations is music, and all of our children have become musicians … Continue reading

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Quilts for Africa

July 19 I am departing for South Africa with Carolyn Mazloomi's tour group. I still have room in my large 2nd suitcase for donated lap quilts for the kids in need there, if you'd like to participate. See last week's … Continue reading

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