Category Archives: Creativity

Creative Nudge – On Pegasus Wings

Hello from Cleveland! Today I was in the studio to film a couple more segments for the PBS show “Fresh Quilting” for Modern Quilters. My first 2 segments on the current season are on our video page here. I watched … Continue reading

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A Star is Born

Many thanks to our friends in Toronto who gave me such a warm welcome at the Quilt Canada Festival this week! My main reasons for attending were to be at the award ceremony (we sponsor the top Modern Quilt prize) … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Havana Sunset

Hello from Toronto! I am here for the Quilt Canada Festival, planning to photograph the quilts tomorrow. Tonight was the award ceremony (I gave the award for best Modern Quilt) and I can’t wait to share photos of some of … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – A Walk on the Beach

Hello from New York City! Last weekend we attended Quilt Market in St. Louis, and picked out lots of gorgeous fabrics that will be arriving over the next several months. I am spending a couple days at a design show … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Queen of We’en

Your unique and eccentric taste has led you on a journey, seeking a Halloween project that no one in your neighborhood or quilt guild has ever seen… This enchanting Halloween wallhanging will make a fantastic door-panel, because the clever swags … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Cosmic Kismet

One of our most popular fabric designers is Paula Nadelstern, whose kaleidoscope-inspired mandalas are prized by textile collectors around the world. Over the years I think we have carried 14 different collections designed by Paula, and we’ve sold thousands and … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Scrabble Cabin

Scrabble enthusiasts unite! This week’s Exclusive eQuilter pattern is a colorful celebration of the cherished, world-famous word game: Scrabble. Jewel-tone hand dyes are set in log cabin blocks amid a medley of wonderfully detailed Scrabble tiles. This fabulous 60″ x … Continue reading

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Having Too Much Fun!

We’ve had great fun with special visitors this week, with some Modern Quilters and a bus full of Nebraska quilters dropping by! It is always interesting to hear what different quilters have to say when they walk through our warehouse … Continue reading

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Happy Easter, Happy Passover, Happy Tax Day

Recently I went to this year’s QuiltCon to photograph the quilts. (You can see the quilt photos here) I was so impressed with the exponential uptick in the quality and creativity of the quilts this year, we decided to step … 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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