Category Archives: Trends

Happy Summertime!

Today we are home, sharing a quiet birthday celebration with our daughter Sophie who is turning 15 today. Her birthday request is to go see Wonder Woman! My summer vegetable garden is in, and the heat is pushing my tomatoes … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – What’s Your Spirit Animal?

Have you noticed, it’s kind of hip to ask someone “What’s your Spirit Animal?” The topic seems to be in the air, because I also see tee-shirts saying things like “Coffee is my Spirit Animal”. Huh? In case you are … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Buzzing in my Garden

As I am sure you know, eQuilter gives 2% of sales to a carefully vetted list of charities, and tonight I was happy to attend a Rainforest Action Network (RAN) event as a corporate sponsor, where Paul Hawken spoke about … Continue reading

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Quilt Market Preview – Part 2

Here are some more Designer Collections, Trends and Themes that we picked up at Quilt Market last week. Watch for these in our future newsletters over the next several months! Wanderlust by Paula Nadelstern Hydrangea Blue by Jackie Robinson Hopscotch … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Shapes Can Be Trends Too!

This week I’d like to talk about how Shapes can be a trend, just like a color or a motif can be a trend in fabrics. The trend this week is… The Blob. Well seriously it is about organic shapes … Continue reading

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Happy National Quilting Day

Guess what? The 3rd Saturday in March is National Quilting Day, and that’s today! We know we don’t have to tell you that, to get you in front of your sewing machine, or to pick up your needle and thread … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – Organic Mid – Century Mod

One of the fun things about going to QuiltCon is seeing a seemingly endless collection of Mid-Century Modern interpretations. This piece was quilted by Laura Bennett, theme and colors by Jessica Levitt, blocks designed & constructed by the Central Jersey … Continue reading

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Happy March! Happy 18th Anniversary!

We had 75 degree days in February, and the trees are starting to bud out here in Colorado, which is a little freaky. However one can’t help but catch a little Spring Fever when the weather is this nice, even … Continue reading

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Creative Nudge – QuiltCon Best of Show

Having just returned from QuiltCon in Savannah Georgia, to photograph the Modern Quilts on display there, I wanted to make sure you all saw the Best of Show quilt by Katherine Jones. She is from the Tasmania MQG in Australia, … Continue reading

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Quilt Con in Savannah

This weekend I am writing to you from QuiltCon in Savannah Georgia…the quilt conference for the Modern Quilt Guild. You may recall that last year this conference was in Pasadena. Last night we hosted a cocktail party as the show … Continue reading

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