Category Archives: Mentoring

Happy Mothers Day

All of us at eQuilter wish you a wonderful Mothers Day weekend, and we hope you are able to spend this time with your mother, your children, or all of the above. I’ve spent most of my career as a … Continue reading

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Women Who Inspire Us

Throughout my life, I have been inspired by many female mentors who have made a huge difference in my life. Tonight at the Association for Sewing and Design Professionals Conference in Vancouver BC, my teacher and mentor Connie Crawford is … Continue reading

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Warehouse Garage Sale July 9!

What an amazing week this has been! We were so honored to have the Dalai Lama visit Boulder Colorado. I took the 3 kids to the morning lecture, and it was a lifetime experience to see him in person, but … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Giving Permission….to Follow Your Heart

Mothers Day is just around the corner, and I am sure many of you feel a strong connection to your mothers and grandmothers when you quilt or sew. My mom is not a quilter, but she was always supportive of … Continue reading

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The Gift of Inspiration

I have just returned from 3 days in Aurora Illinois, at the BERNINA Ambassadors Reunion. First of all let me just say again that I am so honored and appreciative to be a part of this group. It brings together … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Japanese Quilts

from the Dec 3 eQuilter newsletter: Tonight I am writing from Aurora Illinois, near Chicago. I am attending the Bernina Ambassador Reunion, networking with Bernina national teachers, authors and designers, having fun learning and playing on Bernina top-of-the-line machines. Lucky … Continue reading

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Nobu Fujiyama Serene & A Piece of Quilting History

This week's collectible favorite is full of graceful elegance and Asian sophistication, in Kona Bay's much-anticipated "Nobu Fujiyama Serene" collection. Four years ago, we lost one of the beloved founding mothers of the quilting industry – Bonnie Leman was the … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Canada, Trends, Tornadoes & Graduation

There are so many things to write about – I don't know where to begin! First let me tell you that this is a scene from Quilt BC in Penticton Canada from last week. An hour before the exhibit opened, … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Lucky Me!

This week is my "week off" before I fly out to the quilt festival in Canada, and Quilt Market in Portland. Sophie is graduating from 5th grade and elementary school a couple days after that trip, so I am trying … Continue reading

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Prayers for Libby

Many of you have already heard that one of the icons and founding mothers of our industry – Libby Lehman – is in the hospital after having an aneurysm last week. She was feeling ill in Paducah, and this occurred … Continue reading

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