Category Archives: Creativity

Fire Quilts & Sewapalooza

Many thanks to those of you who sent quilts for the victims of the Gatlinburg Tenn fires. I’ve posted some photos of the 60 donated quilts here, and I wanted to share a letter from Kathy at Mission of Love: … 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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More Houston Videos, Comfort Quilts for Gatlinburg & Nepal

This weekend we have more videos from Houston Quilt Festival: * Linda Pumphrey tells about the 9/11 memorial quilt display, from the Intl Quilt Study Center & Museum. * Artists talk about their work in the touring exhibits of Quilt … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Wisteria Maiden

Tonight I am writing to you from the Chicago area, where I am attending the BERNINA Ambassador Reunion. Every year this very special group of teachers and artists gather to network and play/learn on our favorite sewing machines. I always … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Best of Show

Tonight was the IQA Award Ceremony here in Houston. It is like the Academy Awards of the quilting world. Here is the Best of Show – a Marina scenic quilt by Cynthia England called “Reflections of Cape Town”. Cynthia won … 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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Happy October!

It has been a week since I flew home from Cuba, and I’ve made a big batch of Cuban Black Beans to get me through my backlog of emails. (If you’ve had authentic Cuban Black Beans, you know what I … Continue reading

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