Category Archives: Art

Creative Nudge – Blue Horse Medicine

This week I want to feature another one of my favorite quilts from the quilt festival in Canada last month. In the center of this collage is a photo of “Blue Horse Medicine” by Vanecea Greene who is from Calgary. … Continue reading

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Love Your Mother

This week we were mopping up pools of drool around the office, as we passed around the new Limerick Linen from Kaufman. This stuff is so yummy, you won’t even care that you can’t decide what to do with it! … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – For the Love of Van Gogh

It all started with Irving Stone. First I read The Agony and the Ecstasy at 12 years old, and that naturally led me to Lust for Life. (Stone’s biographical novels about Michelangelo, and Van Gogh.) When I was 15 years … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Artworks Mermaid

Enter the enchanting world of Mermaids with this week’s Free Quilt Pattern, as this mermaid perches on a rock reading…. perhaps the Hans Christian Anderson fairytale “The Little Mermaid”? Start with a lovely central panel, beautifully detailed in this digital … Continue reading

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Creative Catalysts

This weekend Sophie and I went to her high school’s production of RENT, which is set in the East Village in New York, during the same time when I lived there. During the years after I left the Garment Industry, … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Alexandria

This week we are inspired by the flowering of the Egyptian Arts, and the riches of Cleopatra’s era, in our exclusive eQuilter Free Quilt Pattern. Egyptian-themed collections are very Rare, and we’ve combined designs from 2 of our suppliers, to … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Long Ago and Far Away … in Tokyo

For the last few weeks I’ve been showing you Modern Quilts from QuiltCon, so I thought I’d do something completely different this week! Here is an incredibly detailed applique quilt by a Japanese quilter (her name in Kanji characters in … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Light and Shadow – QuiltCon

As I work through the photos I took at QuiltCon, I find that the thing that stands out the most is the use of Color. It is no longer just a MidCentury Modern color palette. It is certainly not just … Continue reading

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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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