Monthly Archives: February 2015

Free Quilt Pattern – Portraits in the Wild

Take a walk on the Wild Side with this week's exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern….. a Safari wallhanging quilt design featuring large scale portraits of Tigers, Elephants, Leopards and Zebras. Our weekly eQuilter Free Pattern features the "The Wild Side" collection … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Modern Sunset

This week I am editing and posting lots of quilt photos from the New Zealand Quilt Conference last month, and from QuiltCon in Austin Texas last weekend. As I prepare to fly to Mexico City tomorrow, I want to be … Continue reading

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24 Hours at QuiltCon

I just returned home from Austin Texas, before the blizzard hit here in Colorado, and gosh I am so glad I bumped up my flight from afternoon to early morning! I got home just as the big snow and wind … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Pattern – Saddle Up

Horse-Lovers, Cowgirls and Cowboys alike will love this Western-themed quilt, which depicts a way of life that is disappearing fast. We especially like the vignette of the cowboy holding his beloved dog on the saddle. Our weekly eQuilter Free Pattern … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Sharing a Legacy

Gung Hei Fat Choi! Happy Chinese Lunar New Year – the year of the Sheep, the Goat, or the Ram. I am still thinking about the quilts, the landscapes, and the people of New Zealand…who I met on my trip … Continue reading

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When Life Throws a Curveball…

This week was definitely very non-quilt oriented because Sophie and I went to speak to the school board about all the kids and teachers who are being sickened by ongoing exposure to hydrogen-sulfide in the school building. After we pulled … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Pattern – Tiger Majesty

Bring home the magnificent power of these big jungle cats, with this week's exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern. Includes a Tiger panel, large scale Tiger portraits, and Tigers in the green grass. Main fabrics from the 'Tigers' collection by Exclusively Quilters. … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Follow the Light

This is a quilt by a Canadian quilter, featuring the Greens Point Lighthouse on Letete Passage, going into Passamaquoddy Bay in New Brunswick. The funny thing is, I photographed this quilt at the exhibit in New Zealand last month! The … Continue reading

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Quilt Therapy

This week I read about another study that supports the idea of Quilting having health benefits. There have been similar studies about Crafting, Knitting, etc. Those of us who quilt and craft have a little giggle about this, because we … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Pattern – Olaf’s Adventure

Hey Frozen Fans! Do you wanna build a Snowman? This exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern features the warm-hearted Olaf from the wildly popular movie "Frozen", and you can just hear him saying "Some people are worth melting for" with that sweet … Continue reading

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