Monthly Archives: March 2015

Family Matters

It’s Spring Break, and Sophie and I are in Hawaii visiting Paul’s 91 year old mother. We lost Paul’s dad in December, and we’re trying to help out his mom who is now living alone after 68 years of marriage. … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Kimmidoll

This week’s exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern was inspired by the popularity of the Nobuko collection, and interlocking Japanese puzzle boxes. We’ve combined the adorable Kokeshi Doll figures with with graphic florals and elegant Asian blenders, using rich black and red … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Acres of Flowers

When I travel, there are so many special moments that I try to capture with my heart, and my camera. Today I want to share one of those moments with you. During my recent visit to Mexico City, I took … Continue reading

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Modern Trends on National Quilting Day

Now that I am back from my recent trips to Mexico and Santa Fe, I’ve had a chance to edit and upload photos from QuiltCon which was in Austin Texas last month. It was a lot of fun to see … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Spirit Guides

This week’s eQuilter Exclusive Free Pattern features haunting images of Native American prayers by firelight, with the spirits of totem animals glowing in the wisps of smoke. These blocks are taken from a detailed panel in the ‘Tucson’ collection by … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Golden Hours and Cricket Song

The first official day of Spring will mark our calendars on Friday. Spring’s arrival is unpredictable but greatly anticipated, like a traveler from a faroff land who travels long, and arrives with a knapsack full of flowers and poetry. Tonight … Continue reading

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Variations on a Latin Theme

It just so happens that I am soaking in a spicy bubbling salsa of Latin/Spanish/Mexican inspirations for another week. I didn’t plan it that way… it just happened! While I am still excited by my visit to Mexico City (the … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Royal Belize Beauty

This absolutely luscious quilt design is this week’s exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern, showcasing a swirling Paisley, Feather & Floral panel with inventive borders on the selvedge. Engineered stripes and rich jeweltones of Sapphire, Cobalt Blue, Teal, Aqua, Violet & Lilac … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – For the Children

Most of you know the story of how Paul and I started eQuilter in the basement of our house. Within 60 days we had exceeded our 3 year business plan, moving to 4000 sq ft, then 11,000 sq ft, and … Continue reading

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Our annual eQuilter ANNIVERSARY SALE starts NOW! Over 1700 products from 45% to 70% Off This week’s BLOCKBUSTER collection is “Passport” from Moda – retro/modern era city maps of NYC, London and Tokyo. Already blowing out the door! WELCOME SPRING … Continue reading

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