EXCITING BIG NEWS! - We just received the SAQA fundraiser collection "Urban Textures" from Andover - based on the fabulous work of 6 artists, and curated by Luana Rubin.
The other big news is that we are bringing in Aurifil Threads, due to popular demand. See the first batch of Solid and Variegated threads online now, with a yummy assortment of colors.
You may not have noticed, but while your Inbox was barraged with multiple blaring Black Friday emails, you did not receive one from eQuilter. *smile*
Paul and I are not the type to do something because it is what everyone else is doing, and we also appreciate our customers' refined sense of taste.
We really appreciate the idea of Small Business Saturday, to bring attention to locally-owned and family-owned businesses (like ours!), but we don't want to get lumped in with the giant Mega-Sites that fight over Black Friday scraps on Cyber Monday.
So hey! We are going to have eQuilter's Purple Sunday instead! Purple is a color of unity, creativity and spirituality...so it fits our business model better than Black Friday, etc. As usual, we are wrapping up our Thanksgiving Week Sale today....Purple Sunday...so I hope you enjoy a relaxing cup of tea or coffee...and have fun checking out the year-end bargains we offer annually. (And you don't have to stand in line or camp out overnight to get these deals - ha!)
I am very honored to be part of the BERNINA Ambassador program, and next week I am also honored to attend their Ambassador Reunion at their US headquarters in Aurora, Illinois. Hopefully the weather gods will allow me to arrive and depart through infamous O'Hare Airport without a hitch. Fingers crossed!
Word from New Zealand is that I have over 300 attendees so far, for my "International Quilt Trends" presentation Jan 16 at the Quilt Symposium in Manawatu. We are also a sponsor of the event, and I am going to hang out in Sue Benner's workshop for 4 days too. Can't wait to meet all our NZ customers at the festival!!!
I am still putting together my 2015 travel calendar, but it looks like I will be speaking at the quilt festival in Mexico City the end of February as well.
In case you missed it, we now have a fun new video of the Animal/Wildlife themed quilts from Houston Quilt Fest, which features our dog Ruby and my new (birthday present from Paul) puppy Alfie! Tonight Paul uploaded "Luana's Favorites" which includes award winners and fantasy-themed quilts.
This is now a total of 4 videos from Houston...Red & White Quilts, Luana's Favorites, SAQA Exhibit, and Pet/Wildlife Quilts. Enjoy!