Category Archives: Music

Free Pattern – Encore Music

This week’s Free Quilt Pattern is for Music Lovers and their Musician friends, with a gorgeous textured collection of musical instruments by one of our favorite artists! This 60″ x 76″ quilt is based on 2 panels, which are then … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Hello from Cuba!

I arrived in Havana Sunday for my 3rd trip to Cuba. I keep saying it is my last trip to Cuba (before the hordes of tourists arrive) but then something always happens to make me fall in love with this … Continue reading

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New Video – Chinese Quilts

You may recall that the weekend before I went to Europe for the quilt festival in Birmingham UK, Sophie and had a crazy road trip to the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln Nebraska, so I could speak … Continue reading

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Mesmerized by the Maestro

I am writing to you this weekend as I am in transit to the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham UK. I spent a few days in Lucca Italy while attending the Puccini Opera Festival (checking out the costumes for Turandot … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Opera Festival

Tonight I am writing to you from Lucca Italy where I’ve joined a group of opera buffs for the Puccini Opera Festival. I am on my way to the Birmingham UK Festival of Quilts, but I am taking a little … Continue reading

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Free Pattern – Holiday Flourish Angel

Your free exclusive eQuilter pattern features Peggy Toole’s wonderfully detailed Angel Panel, surrounded by festive Holiday ornaments and rich metallic coordinates. The graceful Angel’s music announces the coming holiday with wishes of Joy and Peace. Share her Holiday spirit with … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Faces and Music of Cuba

This morning I got up at 4 am EDT to drive up to Tampa and catch a flight home, after visiting old friends in Sarasota Florida. I am still digesting all that I saw and experienced in my week in … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Hello from Cuba!

I am writing to you from the historic Hotel Nacional in Havana Cuba, where I am spending my 3rd day with my intrepid group of travelers. Tonight after dinner I thought I was going to bed, when I heard a … Continue reading

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Opera Rehearsal and Design Wall

In my eternal quest for creative inspiration, today I managed to get myself invited to a closed technical rehearsal for the Colorado Opera’s ‘Scarlet Letter’ which is having its world premier in Denver in a week. I’ll be in Cuba … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings

A reminder that this weekend is the start of Daylight Savings in most of the US states. Don’t forget to move your clocks ahead by one hour! Many of us have a hard time losing that hour of sleep and … Continue reading

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