Category Archives: Animals

Free Pattern – Llama Laughter

Hello Llama Lovers! This one’s for you! Due to popular demand (and tons of Llama fabrics sold over the years!) we have developed this exclusive Llama Free Quilt Pattern that is sure to bring a smile and maybe a giggle … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – King of the Serengeti

One of the great joys of photographing wild animals, is when you have that face-to-face moment in the wilderness – when your eyes meet with that noble wild creature. Up until now, my most profoundly intimate wild animal moments had … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Zebra Crossing

Nature inspires us with color, pattern, and design…and Zebras are a great example of this creative inspiration. On the endless plains of the Serengeti, Zebras are migrating by the hundreds of thousands…and their distinctive Black and White stripes never fail … Continue reading

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Jambo (Hello) from Africa!

Hello from the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. It is Saturday night, and my last night before I start my long journey home. (1 day cross country to Arusha, then 3 flights home through Ethiopia and Frankfurt.) We … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from the Serengeti

I am writing to you on New Years Day from the Serengeti Plains of Tanzania Africa, because when this email goes out Wednesday, I will be totally off the grid for a few days. This trip has been a great … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Mustang Sunset

Take a trip to the wide open spaces of the wild west, with this gorgeous Horse-themed Free Quilt Pattern. We wish you a Happy New Year with these iconic images of a ‘Mustang Sunset’, celebrating the wide open spaces of … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Dreaming

Happy New Year from the Serengeti! Tonight I am writing to you from Tanzania, where I am spending New Years on a photo safari at the Great Migration of the Serengeti. Yesterday I went to a market and cherry-picked a … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – The Longest Night

Thursday Dec 21 (at 9:28 am MST) is the Winter Solstice…the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Many symbols and rituals of Christmas are associated with traditions of the Celtic peoples who celebrated the solstice as the … Continue reading

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For Wild Hearts

This time of year I feel like I should be up in Churchill with the Polar Bears. My next trip there is a year away, (please join me!) but I find myself going through photos from previous trips, and thinking … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Call of the Wild Bison

They say the Spirit of the Bison still roams the high plains, and this week’s Free Quilt Pattern gives us a composite image of the Buffalo Spirit being one with the land. The central panel has a dreamlike collage with … Continue reading

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