Category Archives: Color

Daylight Savings Time

Tonight we are providing our Bi-Annual Daylight Savings Service: Time to set your clocks ahead one hour for most states in the US. You might need a little extra coffee if you are reading this on Sunday morning! Yesterday we … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Sparkling Starscape

Wow! This is one of the most gorgeous quilts we’ve ever had in our exclusive Free Pattern program! If you’ve been holding out for a larger quilt pattern that can be used for a bed, this 67″ x 88″ pattern … 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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Free Pattern – Starlight

Gather up an armful of Celestial Beauty, with this week’s Free Quilt Pattern. You’ll find the Sun, Moon and Stars all shining in this 63″ x 72″ bed quilt, based on a panel of 5″ squares… cut up into blocks … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Carnivale and Mardi Gras

This weekend I was able to check off a big one on the Bucket List – I was in Venice for Carnivale to photograph the costumes! I have been fascinated with the masks and historic ensembles that are worn by … Continue reading

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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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