Category Archives: Travel

Creative Nudge – A Kiwi in Morocco

My globetrotting to quilt festivals abroad continues to be an international experience in more ways than one. This week I’d like to feature the work of New Zealand quilter Valda Sutton, and her 2 quilts in the New Zealand exhibits … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – A Day in the Shire

Kia Ora! …..and many thanks to all of you who came out for my lecture here in New Zealand! In a couple hours I am headed to the Christchurch airport for my 23 hour trip home. I’ve had a wonderful … Continue reading

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Hello from New Zealand!

Tonight I am writing to you from New Zealand, after spending the day with lots of talented enthusiastic Kiwi Quilters at the Quilt Symposium in Christchurch. On Thursday I went to the WOW (World of Wearable Arts) show in Wellington, … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Middle Earth Adventure

Attention Fellow Tolkien Geeks – this one’s for you! My arrival in Middle Earth just happens to coincide with the arrival of our Lord of the Rings & Hobbit fabric collection. How’s that for perfect timing? Today I traveled through … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Wild and Free

Last night I returned from New York City, and in reviewing my photos I found I took a lot of pictures of horses! One of the photos is of the massive painting by Rosa Bonheur – “The Horse Fair” – … Continue reading

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Weekend in The Big Apple

For our friends in Florida, we hope you are getting your power and water turned on soon. We know several folks affected by the hurricane, and have been in touch with those who had generators. Those who had little or … Continue reading

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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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