Monthly Archives: July 2015

Free Pattern – Flower Fairy Dreams

This week’s exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern takes you into the magical world of Flower Fairies, with lush blossoms, delicate wings, and charming fairy folk who live in the cascading garden. Tiny fairy silhouettes dance in rows of diamonds, set in … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Unfinished Masterpieces

Cornelia got married when she was 23 years old… in 1859. She made this quilt top just before her marriage… maybe when she was 22. She didn’t quilt the piece until 1907…at the age of 71. This was one of … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Forest Friends

FREE TWIN QUILT PATTERN: This delightful Woodland-themed quilt features charming illustrations of the wildlife you would find in the woods near a suburban or rural home…we have all of these animals around Boulder! The Fox, Owl, Squirrel, Fawn, Raccoon and … Continue reading

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Quilts for Nepal

Today our first batch of donated comfort quilts is on the way to Nepal! We have about 50 quilts so far, including several made by our staff, so I want to thank all of you who have sent a quilt, … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Reindeer Sparkle

The first time we saw this Reindeer Panel at Quilt Market, we knew it would be a SMASH HIT! We had such a hard time choosing between the rich jeweltone colors, that we decided to offer ALL 3 in this … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Telling a Story

Sunday night I returned home from my weekend at the Not Fade Away conference, and my visit to the Sacred Threads exhibit. The two events go together so well, because Not Fade Away encourages quilters to tell their stories and … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Sea Turtles

This bold quilt is full of texture and Aboriginal-inspired patterns, with the main print so colorful and ingenious, it is hard to believe this quilt only uses 3 fabrics! Sea turtles swim through a sea of circles, symbols and dots, … Continue reading

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Every Quilt Has a Story

I am writing to you from the Washington DC area, at the Not Fade Away conference put on by Quilt Alliance. (In Herndon VA, near Dulles Airport) Before I leave for a full Saturday of conference panels and workshops, I … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Sound of the Woods

This week’s exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern has a very modern design, with glimpses of tree silhouettes in geometric blocks that mimic stained glass. The color palette of Earth and Sky gives this soothing meditative quality, evoking a walk in the … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Face of Pluto

The celebrity of the moment is… Pluto! All eyes are on the enigmatic photo of the small icy dwarf planet which was beamed back to Earth by the New Horizons probe after a 3 billion mile journey to the outer … Continue reading

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