Author Archives: Luana

Free Pattern – Winter Retreat

This week’s exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern celebrates the snowy season, with a peaceful view of a sparkling winter landscape. The unique quilt design combines a stained glass technique with a large scale scenic panel, creating a delightful winter vista. A … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Japanese Mola Master

We had SO much fun this weekend at our Bernina Sewapalooza. We had 51 people (50 ladies and one husband) and 34 machines packed into our new classroom. It was Awesome! Stay tuned for future workshops and creative retreats….to be … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Ticket to Ride

All Aboard!….for this week’s Free Quilt Pattern! Train Buffs and Steam Engine Aficionados will appreciate this Railroad-themed quilt design, inspired by a detailed panel featuring locomotive vignettes. The train illustrations are set against a landscape backdrop, with a large scale … Continue reading

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A Good Time Was Had By All

As this newsletter goes out, we are just concluding our first BERNINA workshop – a 3-Day “Sewapalooza” with 51 participants – in our new Classroom/Event space. What a blast! Based on the enthusiastic response, there is no doubt that we … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Pet Selfies

“OMG… so CUTE!” You just can’t help but smile when you look at this adorable quilt with illustrator Howard Robinson’s ‘Pet Selfies’ collection. This week’s exclusive eQuilter Free Pattern features dogs and kitties with cute expressions and fuzzy smiles, posing … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Taupe – An Appreciation

During my recent trip to the Tokyo Quilt Festival, I noticed 2 big trends: 1. More Bright Colors (less Taupe & Indigo) 2. More Machine Quilting (less hand-stitching) These trends are just comparing to what I’ve seen over the last … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Duck Lake Trail

Migrating ducks and reflective waters have inspired this week’s Free Quilt Pattern, based on a 6-block panel with exquisitely detailed illustrations. This 50″ x 62 quilt makes a great lap quilt or wallhanging, for a bird-lover or wildlife enthusiast. The … Continue reading

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Launching Our New Event Space

No matter what is happening in our lives, in our homes, with family and friends, and in the world… we have our quilting and sewing to make a space for peace and quiet contemplation. Being creative is a way to … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Across the Universe

Got a Science Nerd or Space Geek at home? This week’s exclusive Free eQuilter Pattern features a 42″ x 80″ panel with a life sized 5′ 6″ Astronaut Space Suit!… How awesome is THAT?!? For that young girl or boy … Continue reading

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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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