Monthly Archives: January 2017

Free Pattern – The Migration

Travel with us to the Great Migration in Africa, for this week’s Free Quilt Pattern. Julia’s wild animal and tribal illustrations are beloved by eQuilter customers over many years, and we just know this gentle whimsical quilt will bring a … Continue reading

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Kung Hei Fat Choi – Year of the Rooster

Happy Chinese New Year! (Kung Hei Fat Choi!) It is the Lunar Year of the Fire Rooster – the last time we had a Fire Rooster was 1957. I got into celebrating Chinese New Year when I lived in Hong … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Honeybee Heaven

Your Free Exclusive pattern this week features exuberant summer blossoms in all their showy splendor, surrounded by our essential pollinating friends, Honeybees! This generous 59″ x 72″ quilt celebrates abundance with bejeweled floral hexagons, bordered by sweet, nectar-colored honeycombs, set … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Tokyo Florals

Yes! I am back from the Tokyo Quilt Festival! Wow, things have really changed over the years that I’ve been traveling to photograph this show. In the beginning there was so much Indigo and Taupe, and it launched a trend … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Deer Mountain

Enjoy the thrill of a wilderness wildlife sighting, with this week’s Free Quilt Pattern. The 48″ x 64″ quilt design is centered around a detailed scenic panel, with a magnificent stag and his doe, pausing to survey his kingdom from … Continue reading

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Hello from Tokyo

Tonight I am writing you from Tokyo, before I fly home tomorrow. I’ve had a short trip here, to photograph the Quilt Festival at the Tokyo Dome. I have continued to visit this show every year, because the Japanese quilts … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Glamour Petals

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with our exclusive new ‘Glamour Petals’ pattern, displaying exquisitely detailed Rose bouquets set against a dramatic black background. Capture the allure of roses with this dazzling 80″ x 80″ quilt. The pattern features large, scarlet rose blocks, … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Spanish Tiles & Kaleidoscopes

When you read this newsletter, I will have just landed at Narita Airport outside of Tokyo, and will probably be on the long bus ride into town. I am on my way to the Tokyo Quilt Festival, and yes, I … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Quilting B’s

This week’s Free Quilt Pattern is a inspired by the vintage-style unique illustrations of Janet Frisch. The 66″ x 66″ quilt uses 2 panels, that are cut up and pieced with the coordinates from her ‘Quilting B’s’ collection. Combining baby … Continue reading

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Fire Quilts & Sewapalooza

Many thanks to those of you who sent quilts for the victims of the Gatlinburg Tenn fires. I’ve posted some photos of the 60 donated quilts here, and I wanted to share a letter from Kathy at Mission of Love: … Continue reading

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