Category Archives: Color

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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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 – Honeybee Heaven

Your Free Exclusive pattern this week features exuberant summer blossoms in all their showy splendor, surrounded by our essential pollinating friends, Honeybees! This generous 59″ x 72″ quilt celebrates abundance with bejeweled floral hexagons, bordered by sweet, nectar-colored honeycombs, set … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Tokyo Florals

Yes! I am back from the Tokyo Quilt Festival! Wow, things have really changed over the years that I’ve been traveling to photograph this show. In the beginning there was so much Indigo and Taupe, and it launched a trend … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Spirit Horses

This week’s exclusive quilt pattern is inspired by the painted ponies of the Southwest, with galloping horse silhouettes, filled with colorful Native American motifs. The Navajo-inspired geometrics and detailed Dream-Catchers give this a wild and beautiful feel…like a galloping mustang! … 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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Crazy for COLOR

Last month Pantone announced their 2017 Color of the Year – a rich mid-tone called “Greenery“. Last week Robert Kaufman Fabrics announced their 2017 Color of the Year – Pink Flamingo. What fun! Can you guess what these Tropical Mid-tone … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Dreamscapes

This week’s exclusive Free eQuilter Pattern is a quick and easy quilt, with one of the most stunning digital panels we have ever seen! This fabric design was one of Luana’s favorite things at Quilt Market, because of the exquisite … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Mont-Blanc Beauty

As I plan my travel for 2017, I have been reviewing my photos from 2016. One of my favorite trips last year was my week in Geneva Switzerland, and my daytrip to Chamonix and Mont-Blanc in the nearby French Alps. … Continue reading

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Color of the Year – Greenery

Have you heard? The Pantone Color of the Year for 2017 has been announced! Last year for the first time, there were 2 colors of the year (a pastel blue and pink) but this year we are back to one … Continue reading

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