Category Archives: Inspiration

Things I see, read, or hear that inspire me

Circle Inspiration

This morning I literally stumbled onto what initially looked like a completely empty page, except for one single object. “What?,” I thought. It turned out to be a really fun exercise.

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Embrace Creativity

Growing up, I envied the oh-so-obvious talents of my two younger brothers. They could draw. Oh, boy, could they draw!

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Aha! moments

Earlier this week I stopped by the post office to pick up a fun package sent by the Electric Quilt Company, with copies of my recently released book and a few other goodies. Love the larger format. LOVE the spiral binding!

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If animals can do it…

… why can´t we? Live in peace, harmony, and love,  I mean.  You’ve probably seen it before… when brought up together as babies, different animals do get along together, right?

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Where the hell is Matt? 2012

Way back when I shared a video made by Matt Harding, where he dances around the world with different people, in different locations.

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Mixed Media: Yogurt Lids & Fabric

I stumbled across a really interesting video yesterday, and I just knew I had to share it.  Take a look, and now tell me… isn’t that cool?

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Feliz Navidad

As you know, I am a fan/supporter of Playing for Change. So I was delighted to  see their latest video quite appropriate reflects my own Christmas sentiments. From my corner of the world, here is a little holiday greeting!

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What inspires you?

I am a happy person. I get to live the life I choose. In practice, this means I get out of bed every morning ready to go, eager for what the day has in store.

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Connecting the world through music. That is the mission of the Playing for Change movement. Haven’t heard about them? Then you’re in for a treat!

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Follow Friday: Linda Matthews

This is a very busy day for me, so this post is going to be really short and sweet. Just long enough to share a link to the website and blog of one of my very favorite textile art teachers.

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Killing me softly: some ideas are to die for!

While I have been hibernating, not only have I taken time off from blogging, but I haven’t been following anyone over the last few weeks. So this morning I decided to do some catching up, and check out what’s been going on on my favorite blogs.

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Meet Astrid Prayag, an international quilter

As you may have noticed by now, the common challenge international quilters face in countries where quilting is not a tradition is finding appropriate fabrics and supplies. Most often, they face additional (and high) shipping costs, sometimes paying more for that than the product itself . Astrid, our invited guest today, knows this only too […]

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Follow Friday: Make a Boob

Nina Lise is from Norway. Also known as Mrs. Moen, she took it upon herself last year to start a support and awareness raising project related to breast cancer.

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  • Angie Padilla

    I am a self-learner. I taught myself to sew and to quilt. And I taught myself how to draw. I am learning how to dye my own fabrics and am dabbling with mixed media. I am a quilt designer and teacher, and design and publish my own line of quilt patterns. With this blog I would like to share the bits and pieces of my life.

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