Category Archives: Books

Free Pattern – Magic of Harry Potter

Harry Potter fans – The Sorcerer’s Stone Quilt is here in magical DIGITAL detail! Go on a wizarding adventure with Harry, Ron & Hermione as you stitch up this fabulous fantasy project. Your favorite Hogwarts fans of every age will … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Remembering Quilters Newsletter

It is the end of an era. We just learned that Quilters Newsletter Magazine will publish its last issue Oct/Nov 2016. Here at eQuilter we are truly saddened by the loss of this iconic publication, because we were so fond … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – * Arctic Blast * Warm Hearts *

Here in Colorado, our hottest month tends to be July, so once we hit July 4th, I start thinking about ways to keep cool. One of the ways that I do that is by looking at my Polar Bear photos! … Continue reading

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My Centenarian Friend

I’ve just come home from a 100th birthday party for an old friend of the family! Eleanor Flanders was a mentor to me as a young woman, and an inspiration as a community leader who was always working to improve … Continue reading

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Konnichiwa!

I am back tonight from my whirlwind visit to the Tokyo Quilt Festival!….just arrived home from the airport a few hours ago. Watch for my Creative Nudge newsletter on Weds morning. I have photos of some absolutely breathtaking quilts, plus … Continue reading

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Houston Video Reviews & Interviews

Our videos from Houston are UP! Many thanks to Bonnie McCaffery for filming and editing our videos again. This year our 5 videos focus on the amazing artists of our quilting world: Marianne Williamson was a featured artist in Houston, … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Hemingway’s House

Today I’d like to share the view of Ernest Hemingway‘s study, at his Finca VigĂ­a estate in Cuba. This was definitely a highlight of my visit to this island nation, as my visit to Tolstoy’s house and study were highlights … Continue reading

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The Story of Cecil

It was hard to miss the big story of this week: the killing of a lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe. As you may have picked up over the years, protecting endangered species is one of the causes I support, including … Continue reading

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Variations on a Latin Theme

It just so happens that I am soaking in a spicy bubbling salsa of Latin/Spanish/Mexican inspirations for another week. I didn’t plan it that way… it just happened! While I am still excited by my visit to Mexico City (the … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – For the Love of Paper

It seems like the more we delve into possibilities and expressions of the Digital Age, the more we begin to treasure and collect more tangible objects from a previous age… the Paper Age. I started collecting antique books over 30 … Continue reading

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