Category Archives: Art

Creative Nudge – Window Shopping in Seville

Last summer I visited Andalucia in Spain, and I’d like to share one of my serendipitous photos from that trip. (And a few coordinating eQuilter fabrics in this collage.) This was taken at a shop window in Seville, and the … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Best of Show

Tonight was the IQA Award Ceremony here in Houston. It is like the Academy Awards of the quilting world. Here is the Best of Show – a Marina scenic quilt by Cynthia England called “Reflections of Cape Town”. Cynthia won … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Angels & Ombres

I don’t know about you, but I am pretty tired of the news lately. Tonight I wanted to give you something peaceful and uplifting, so I picked two of my favorite kinds of fabrics: Angels and Ombres! The central photo … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Love in Paris

Your Free Exclusive eQuilter pattern features Quilting Treasures‘ captivating Paris panel, portraying a romantic couple on a cozy stroll near the Eiffel tower. This alluring panel is cleverly placed within Hoffman’s exquisite and colorful Wanderlust Parisian print, creating a window-like … 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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Creative Nudge – Global Red and White

A week ago I returned from my trip to the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham England. There are many trends to talk about, so I will continue to post photos and trend comments for a few weeks. The 2011 Red … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Spanish Style

This week I am writing to you from the South of Spain, in the Andalusia province. I’ve been visiting with our friends from Arte Patchwork there, and also photographing tiles and other decorative motifs here. It is a designer’s dream. … Continue reading

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Andalusian Arts & Spirals of Creativity

Hello from Seville Spain, where I am meeting with my friend from Arte Patchwork, who has been a lovely host and tour guide despite the terribly hot weather. After trying to see the sights as the temperature went up to … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Klimt Intrigue

Klimt-inspired fabrics have been some of our most popular products over the years, and this week’s Free Quilt Pattern features a lush abstract panel using a swirl of design elements from Gustav Klimt’s most famous paintings. Look closely at “The … Continue reading

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Quilt Market Preview – Part 2

Have you tried our Live Chat feature yet? (Top right corner of every page – available during regular business hours.) The Golden Hour – SAQA Last Call for Entries! (May 31) In my 2nd part of my Quilt Market review, … Continue reading

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