Monthly Archives: November 2017

Creative Nudge – A Wild Life

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver Tonight I am celebrating the US National Parks and the other wilderness and parkland areas of our beautiful planet. Today was … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings

This Lord of the Rings/Hobbit collection will soon be collector items, so if you’ve been trying to decide what to do with these digital-printed movie poster panels, now is the time to snap them up! Your Tolkien fan will love … Continue reading

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eQuilter’s Classroom in 2018

Today is my 59th birthday but I’ve caught a flu bug so we’ll have to celebrate in a couple days. Many thanks for all the sweet birthday wishes! We had a lovely Thanksgiving dinner at home celebrating Mason’s birthday, and … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Hatters Tea Party

Happy Thanksgiving from eQuilter! What is the opposite of a table laden with holiday goodies? A table with dainty teacups, a shapely teapot, and maybe some tiny cucumber sandwiches. This week’s exclusive eQuilter Free Quilt Pattern takes us to J. … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – An Autumn Garden

As you may know, I lived in Hong Kong for 3 years, and continued to travel to Asia (including China) for many years while working in the garment industry in New York. Eventually my love of Chinese art and culture … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Wilderness Wolves

This week’s Free Quilt Pattern takes you to a wintery mountaintop in a pristine wilderness…for a closeup with a pair of beautiful Wolves surveying their forest territory. Start with a gorgeous detailed illustration in a Digital-printed panel, then add Hoffman … Continue reading

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Getting into a Holiday Mood

Today we had another group of generous quilters show up to work on finishing the quilt tops made last month for hurricane survivors. There was lots of sandwiching, quilting and binding going on! We also had some quilters from previous … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Fairy Firefly Wishes

Enter a magical realm of an enchanted forest in this week’s Exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern. Start with this exquisitely detailed central panel, then add layers of Stonehenge textures to frame the digital-printed fantasy scene. This is a quick and easy … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Many Ways to See

Tonight we are marking the passing of Nancy Zieman, who lost her battle with cancer Tuesday. She was a gracious and generous lady…a true icon of our industry. Gone too soon. As you may know, I have recently been to … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Flight of Fancy

The centerpiece of this week’s Free Quilt Pattern is a richly hued and ornately detailed Winged Trio panel, featuring two brilliant butterflies and a sparkling dragonfly. The panel features a tonal, ombre wings background that complements and highlights the shimmering … Continue reading

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