Category Archives: Inspiration

Things I see, read, or hear that inspire me

Untap your love!

I love, love, love TED talks. Not a week goes by that I don’t watch one or another of these videos. This is an important source of inspiration for me. There are times when one of these talks hits very, very deep. This particular one is does that.

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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

http://vimeo.com/33626699

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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Satchita

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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  • 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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