Category Archives: Color

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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What’s Next? – My CMG Weekend

This weekend I am writing to you from Santa Ana Pueblo outside of Albuquerque, where the Color Marketing Group is meeting for their annual International Summit. Due to the election, the very foundation of trend forecasting has had a seismic … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – 20 Years of Jane

Today I am sharing a colorful quilt from the Houston Quilt Festival. This rainbow-hued quilt was one of the first things we saw when walking into the show….it was on the front of the Dear Jane exhibit and its bright … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Purple & Orange

I’ve just uploaded another big batch of photos from the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham UK, and as I browsed through the images, this quilt by Oksana Mader (Kaleidoscope of Life and Love) really caught my eye…particularly the central star … 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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