Category Archives: Inspiration

Things I see, read, or hear that inspire me

Prayer Flags

Prayer flags are part of the ancient Buddhist tradition. Traditionally, they are used to promote peace, compassion, strength, and wisdom. it is believed that “the words and symbols printed on the flags (the prayers) are spread throughout the universe as the flags flutter in the wind. Everyone who is touched by that wind is touched […]

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Be Kind

Every January we offer a couple of member-only and one free block-of-the-month project. And a free Christmas BOM starting in July. We post the dates in which blocks are published on each BOM page, and send out a newsletter with reminders. In December we actually send out 3 reminders for visitors to download the blocks […]

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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

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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