Monthly Archives: September 2016

Free Pattern – Morning Glory

Here is another *exclusive* eQuilter Free Pattern that is destined to be a smash hit! Hummingbirds buzz and Bluebirds twitter around detailed Morning Glory vines, with gorgeous jeweltones and touches of gleaming gold metallic. Garden vignettes are set on point … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Caribbean Sunset

More than ever, I am inspired by the Colors of Cuba. As I spent the week as tour host and mother hen to our group, I also had my camera in hand to capture the combinations of colors that are … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Oceanic Sanctuary

This dreamy ocean-themed Free Quilt Pattern has a mystical quality, as if you are viewing the whales, octopus, dolphins, orcas, turtles and jellyfish from underwater. The watercolor textures of the marine life illustrations give this a feeling of contemporary art, … Continue reading

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Salsa Colors

Tonight I am writing to you from Havana, as it is our tour group’s last night in Cuba. Every time I come here I learn so many new things. We’ve had a couple heads of state visit the hotel where … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Irresistible Irises

Your Free Exclusive pattern this week features our favorite irises in all their showy splendor. Iris blooms are set on point, surrounded by rich, summery coordinates. This generous 72″ x 72″ quilt celebrates abundance with a mitered iris border filled … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Hello from Cuba!

I arrived in Havana Sunday for my 3rd trip to Cuba. I keep saying it is my last trip to Cuba (before the hordes of tourists arrive) but then something always happens to make me fall in love with this … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Rosewater Sofa Size

Rosewater is back by popular demand, and we’re re-introducing the Rosewater pattern in a new, Sofa size. This is one of the most gracious and lovely Free Quilt Patterns of the season…featuring the ‘Rosewater’ fabric collection. The pastel rose garden … Continue reading

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Harvest Moon & Fall Equinox

This weekend we can enjoy several nights of a Harvest Full Moon, (large red or orange moon rising around sunset) and then the Fall Equinox comes on Thursday Sept 22. The Equinox is the official start of Autumn in the … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Woodland Winter

Brighten your Holiday spirits with this week’s Free eQuilter pattern. The center woodland panel features heartwarming winter animals in a peaceful scene, intricately detailed with digital printing. These endearing woodland creatures are surrounded by delicate snowflake borders and framed by … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – International Trends in Machine Stitching – Part 2

Doodling, Zentangling, Adult Coloring Books… they are all part of the same trend. These days so many of us seem to be drawn to the idea of meditative doodling, making insanely intricate mandalas, and losing ourselves in the magic of … Continue reading

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