Monthly Archives: October 2014

Free Quilt Pattern – Pandora’s Garden

This week's exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern gives you a peek through a garden gate, to a sunny bed of poppies, calla lilies and golden dahlias! Luscious florals and abstract watercolor coordinates are from the 'Pandora' collection by Chong-A Hwang. You … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – All About RED

This week I am writing to you from the Quilt Festival in Houston, celebrating 40 years with their "Ruby Jubilee". When you enter the quilt exhibit area, you will see the winner of the eQuilter-sponsored "World of Beauty" award, plus … Continue reading

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Quilt Market Preview – Part 1

from Oct 25 eQuilter newsletter: I am writing to you after our first day at Quilt Market in Houston! This is the wholesale show where we go to order the fabrics that will arrive in our warehouse over the next … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Pattern – Hydrangea Heaven

Garden parties, iced tea, crisp linens, and a patio overflowing with purple and blue hydrangeas. This week's eQuilter Exclusive Free Pattern will take you there! This charming quilt design features the exquisite floral artwork of Chong-A Hwang, coordinated with the … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – My Polar Bear Adventure

from Oct 22 eQuilter newsletter: I'm back from my Arctic adventure with my fellow quilter travelers. We had some amazing encounters with lots of polar bears, plus we saw ptarmigan, arctic fox, arctic hare, snowy owls and bald eagles. AND… … Continue reading

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Magical Moments with Bears

from Oct 18 newsletter: Right now as this newsletter goes out, we are having our farewell dinner at the Fort Garry historic hotel in Winnipeg, at the end of our weeklong Polar Bear Tour. We had quilters come from all … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Pattern – Frozen Sisters

Searching for a "FROZEN" quilt project, for your favorite Ice Princess' holiday gift? This week's eQuilter Exclusive Free Pattern is a creative mix of official licensed Frozen prints, a Hoffman Snowflake Batik, and Michael Miller glistening pearlized Fairy Frost. Our … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – When Architecture Inspires

I spent Tuesday in Winnipeg, and fortunately I took a local quilter's advice and went to the newly-opened Canadian Human Rights Museum. What an incredible experience! This is a world-class museum that educates and inspires not only through its exhibits, … Continue reading

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Arctic Dreams

Hello to my quilter friends in Winnipeg! Can't wait to see you at the reception Monday night! Some of my fellow Polar Bear Tour travelers will join me, so we can have a mingling and comparing of notes, between American … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Pattern – Frida’s Garden

This week's Free eQuilter Exclusive Pattern is a timely narrative of artist Frida Kahlo, and the Day of the Dead (D?a de los Muertos) in the form of a beautiful Retablo Shrine wallhanging. These portable alters or shrines are for … Continue reading

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