Monthly Archives: April 2016

Free Pattern – All Aboard

Train Fanatics (you know who you are!) will get a kick out of this week’s Free Quilt Pattern, featuring super-realistic locomotives from a collectible Vintage Train panel. Train vignettes alternate with wood paneling, set off with a Hoffman hand-dyed sashing. … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Juicy Florals & Glowing Ombres

One of my greatest pleasures working in the textile industry is the endless garden of incredible floral designs. My background as a painter is classical portraiture and figurative work, but I spent a lot of time out in fields of … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Dreamland

This week’s Free Quilt Pattern features our delightful Unicorns & Fairies fantasy panel set in a array of graceful fairy blocks, feathery wings, and delicate, white tonal borders. Your 41″ x 57″ quilt will be cherished by daughters and fantasy … Continue reading

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Notes from the Back of the Bus

The last few days I was a chaperone for 95 fourteen-year-olds attending a band and orchestra contest in Grand Junction Colorado. Wednesday I spent 4 1/2 hours in the back of a bus, crossing over the Rocky Mountains. Thursday Sophie … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Orchid Garden

Don’t miss this week’s Free Exclusive quilt pattern featuring a wonderfully realistic orchid garden panel, surrounded by coordinating orchid frames and brilliant rainbow skies. Your breathtaking orchid quilt is printed with glorious, brilliant colors made possible only through digital printing, … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Weekend in Four Corners

This week I am giving you a little travel photo collage, from my weekend trip to the Four Corners area. While Denver was walloped with another 8″ – 18″ of spring snow, I was in a 9-seater plane flying through … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Imperial Karyukai

This week’s Free Quilt Pattern features an exquisite Asian panel displaying three lovely Geishas on the banks of a swirling river filled with leaping Koi fish. Brilliant bamboo leaves, floral blossoms and wisteria columns add to the richness and detail … Continue reading

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Creativity & Good Medicine

Every once in awhile, we have a chance to meet or see a creative mentor who has opened a doorway for us in the past. This last week I was delighted to hear author Natalie Goldberg speak in Boulder. Her … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Stonehenge Old Glory

This FREE Exclusive 59″ x 70″ Quilt Pattern uses one of the most stunning artist panels that we have ever seen – an American Bald Eagle in flight – superimposed over the Liberty Bell and American Flags. That eye-popping Patriotic … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Tree of Life

This week we are having our own personal Apple Blossom Festival in front of the eQuilter building. We have a whole block of crab apple trees that explodes with deep pink blossoms every year, and if you are local I … Continue reading

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