Monthly Archives: September 2014

Free Quilt Pattern – Victoria’s Holiday

This week's exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern invites you into an elegant setting, full of glittering opulence and floral beauty. Join us in the Drawing Room of a Victorian home, as we celebrate Christmas with golden ornaments, poinsettias and pine boughs, … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Colors of Italy

Greetings from Venice. Yes, ~that~ Venice. *smile* I am here doing research for a design project. Today I spent hours at the Gallerie dell' Accademia, photographing textile details from Renaissance-era paintings by Venetian artists. It is very clear that the … Continue reading

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Every Day is a Gift

The opulence of Beau Monde has arrived! This 23-piece group was a favorite at Quilt Market. And you can download the 'Art Deco' Free Pattern to match. _______________________________________________ Today I am writing to you from New York, as I prepare … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Pattern – Sparkling Hexies

This week's exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern is a sizzling, fizzing, eye-popping combination of 4 Effervescence colors! Order as is, or choose from a total of 12 colors of this bubbling celebration of color! Please note the use of the selvedge … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Christmas Critters

Some of our favorite holiday designs are the ones depicting pets or wildlife in the Christmas spirit. We love to share the holidays with our beloved pets, and it is so special to see wildlife in the snow on Christmas … Continue reading

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Nobu Fujiyama Serene & A Piece of Quilting History

This week's collectible favorite is full of graceful elegance and Asian sophistication, in Kona Bay's much-anticipated "Nobu Fujiyama Serene" collection. Four years ago, we lost one of the beloved founding mothers of the quilting industry – Bonnie Leman was the … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Pattern – Farmer’s Summer Harvest

This week's eQuilter Free Quilt Pattern takes you to the Farmers Market at the height of the summer harvest. Fill your basket with rich juicy fruits, lovely vegetables, wrapped in sweet golden honeycombs. Use our fresh fruit and vegetable choices, … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Latin Color Trends

The hot bright colors from Latin America continue to filter into the color trends of the US, along with the Day of the Dead, indigenous Mayan textiles, and Mexican folk art florals. It is a whirling melange of colors, like … Continue reading

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Holiday Weeks Are Short

This short holiday sure went by fast! Many of you probably have the same problem – I am juggling about 5 projects and deadlines – on top of the usual work and family happenings. You may remember this summer I … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Pattern – Tiffany’s Garden

This week's Exclusive FREE eQuilter pattern features the work of designer Chong-A Hwang, and is inspired by the stained glass windows of Tiffany. In this rich jeweltone quilt with opulent gold metallic details, we gaze out through a lattice window, … Continue reading

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