Category Archives: Travel

Creative Nudge – Hot Cocoa Weather

As the year winds down and we are making plans for the holiday season, many of us are hoping for snowy weather to get us in the holiday mood. This year in Colorado we haven’t had much snow yet, in … Continue reading

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For Wild Hearts

This time of year I feel like I should be up in Churchill with the Polar Bears. My next trip there is a year away, (please join me!) but I find myself going through photos from previous trips, and thinking … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – An Autumn Garden

As you may know, I lived in Hong Kong for 3 years, and continued to travel to Asia (including China) for many years while working in the garment industry in New York. Eventually my love of Chinese art and culture … Continue reading

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Fall Quilt Market – Part 2

Here are some more collections we ordered at Market, which we think are going to be HOT products when they arrive in the next few months: When Sparks Fly by Libs Elliott Thomas Kinkade Digital Scenics Autumn Leaves & Lilacs … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Old Trucks Are a Thing

Hello from Houston! Tonight was the IQA award ceremony, and $96K was given away in cash prizes to a very international group of quilters. Part of that was the Group Quilts award sponsored by eQuilter. Congratulations to all the big … Continue reading

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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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