Category Archives: Music

Free Pattern – Bella-rina

This delightful Free Quilt Pattern features a central panel of 3 Little Ballerinas…and the first time we saw these cutie-pies, there was a simultaneous “Awwww….how adorable” in the room. For all those little girls who take ballet lessons, this 74″ … 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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Spring Break

Sophie and I managed to salvage the last few days of our Spring Break plans, so I am writing to you from New York today. The wind and rain was so extreme Friday that it ripped our umbrella to shreds … Continue reading

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Launching Our New Event Space

No matter what is happening in our lives, in our homes, with family and friends, and in the world… we have our quilting and sewing to make a space for peace and quiet contemplation. Being creative is a way to … Continue reading

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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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