Category Archives: Travel

Creative Nudge – Lotus Therapy

As I prepare to fly to England later today, I thought I’d share some images from my day at the Lotus Blossom Festival in the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington DC. Last month during my trip to Sacred Threads, Donna … Continue reading

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Ripe Tomatoes & Shakespeare

Every year August seems to come faster, and suddenly we are talking about Back To School tasks and ripening tomatoes. However August also brings the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham UK, which is the biggest annual quilting event in Europe. … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Weekend in the Redwoods

Happy August! Last night I got home from my quick trip to San Jose in California. Many thanks to all of you who showed up for my lecture – it was great to see you! We all enjoyed the premier … Continue reading

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Hello from San Jose

Tonight I am writing to you from San Jose, California. I lived here when I was 4 years old! Tomorrow I will be giving my power point lecture on “International Quilt Trends” at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Blue Horse Medicine

This week I want to feature another one of my favorite quilts from the quilt festival in Canada last month. In the center of this collage is a photo of “Blue Horse Medicine” by Vanecea Greene who is from Calgary. … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Sacred Threads – Sacred Big Cats

Tonight I am back home in Colorado, after a whirlwind trip to the Washington DC area for the Sacred Threads exhibit, and the Not Fade Away conference. Sacred Threads is a place for quilts about spirituality, peace, grief, joy, healing, … Continue reading

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Something Old, Something New, Something Sassy

This weekend I am writing to you from just outside Washington DC, where I am attending the Sacred Threads exhibit, and the Not Fade Away conference. Friday I went on the per-conference bus tour. We had a fabulous private white … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Space Fantasy

If you’ve read our newsletter for many years, you know that we are serious Sci-Fi nerds… fans of Star Trek, Star Wars, Stargate, Dr Who and Guardians of the Galaxy, to name a few. I especially love those futuristic stories … Continue reading

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Our Colorful Tribe of Kindred Souls

You may not realize this, but many of the quilt exhibits around the country, and around the world, are sponsored by eQuilter. The next 3 trips I take will be to quilt shows, where eQuilter has contributed sponsor funds to … Continue reading

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Love Your Mother

This week we were mopping up pools of drool around the office, as we passed around the new Limerick Linen from Kaufman. This stuff is so yummy, you won’t even care that you can’t decide what to do with it! … Continue reading

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