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Valori Wells
An artist, loving wife and mother.
Interests: knitting, sketching, kickboxing, hiking, photography, painting, mountain biking, quilting
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Happy Friday! This week really flew by...Quilt Con is just around the corner and I am just about ready to go. A few more bundles to fold this weekend. Today I wanted to share with you my Highlighter Rocks with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2016 at Valori Wells
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The Souks.... A combination the entire Mystic collection and Kona Cottons..... The Souks is the open air marketplace in the medina (center) of Marrakesh.... it is a maze of tiny stalls and vendors with every possible product you could need....I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Valori Wells
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Hello... I have been working on my newest collection of fabric for fall...the designing phase and got so caught up yesterday that I forgot to post... good grief. At least it was because I was on a really good roll....Anyhow....... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Valori Wells
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Happy Friday!!! It is a beautiful blue sky day here in Sisters...perfect day to share with you my Mystic Blue quilt that is made out of the blue palette in the Mystic collection and Kona Cottons. This quilt is a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at Valori Wells
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Hello Friends.... I love embroidery. Over the years I have embroidered bits and pieces of my fabric designs. Adding stitching to quilts, bags, and pillows whatever I can think of that will add a little more texture and color to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at Valori Wells
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Happy Friday!!! I wanted to share with you my Gypsum Quilt made out of the black and white palette of Mystic, for Robert Kaufman. Gypsum was inspired by the Berber Rugs in Morocco and the gep carvings throughout the architecture... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at Valori Wells
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Today is one of those winter days I am not fond of... it's cold, raining and the roads are icy. A good day to be in the studio. A good day to sit by the fire with a nice cup... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2016 at Valori Wells
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Happy Saturday.... This is Flying Carpet, one of the four quilts made out of Mystic Fabric, for Robert Kaufman. Flying Carpet was inspired by the rugs and carpets in Morocco. The variety of styles and colors were amazing....each style representing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2016 at Valori Wells
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I am so excited to share with you my newest collection of fabric with Robert Kaufman, Mystic. The collection was inspired by my trip to Morocco in November 2014. This trip changed my life, as adventures to a foreign land... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2016 at Valori Wells
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Happy New Year! I have been thinking a lot about what I am doing with my work, my life, pondering my existence. I am not trying to be dramatic or am thinking I have a horrible life. More along the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2016 at Valori Wells
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I am interrupting the recent silence on my blog (haha) to talk about a friend of mine’s new book. I am very lucky to be friends with some amazing people in our industry and Sarah Filke is one of them.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2015 at Valori Wells
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May in Sisters, Oregon... rainy (which we are all very, very, very, happy about since our winter was extremely dry) and full of great clouds. May is also a busy time for me. I just returned from Quilt Market and... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Valori Wells
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I am have been feeling completely overwhelmed and stressed the last couple of weeks. I believe in positive thought and the power of your mind - I have times of constantly reminding myself of this. Sometimes I need inspiration to... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Happy Friday! Today is my first post of Inspired by.... I had the honor of staying at the Peacock Pavilions in Marrakesh, Morocco. This place is MAGIC... While staying there you travel from house to house and tent to tent... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Good- Bye Color of the Week... you have been good to me. Over the past year I have been pushed at times to find images of a certain color. I found out that most of my photographs of blue are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Color of the Week started with my collection of fabric, Blueprint Basics, and the desire to share my color inspiration through photography. I mixed in some Kona Cotton Solids to complete the color spectrum. The 52 weeks were split into... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Celestial Celestial is a luscious deep teal...rich and vibrant. I love to knit with this color! The last Color of the Week. This has been an adventure for me. Finding photographs that I have taken over the years that fit... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Leprechaun Leprechaun Kona Solid is a very traditional green. Fits in between lime green and emerald green. Makes me think of fresh cut grass and a late summer breeze... I hope your day is full of fresh new green sprouts... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Stone Stone is a beautiful grey....It leans towards the warmer side. I have a love for grey...all shades of it. It is a beautiful neutral that can make any color sing. Only two weeks until the final Color of the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Cactus This yummy green Kona Solid reminds me of spring green. The new sprouts of wild flowers...young grass and moss. I am so looking forward to spring and gardening... Had to show a bit of one of mom's quilts. As... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Ice So sorry that this is two days late... I just sent out my fall collection of fabric to Robert Kaufman and was so consumed Ice fell by the wayside.... Ice is almost a sky blue...a little deeper and more... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Black It is always amazing to me how many different blacks there are. You really see the difference when you look at all of the different black solids out there each company is a little different. These beauties were in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Orange Spice Orange Spice... There is something about this orange that makes me think of winter... warm fires and hot cider. I think I am finally on the up side of the flu...This time of year is so hard with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Steel Steel... soft greys.. beautiful sun aged wood. Even though the name implies metal... This time of year is very grey in Central Oregon...so I love to try and find some simple beauty within Winter. The sage brush stalks on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at Valori Wells
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Purple Purple...Kona Solid... a very royal color. (Not one I take a lot of photos of.....) It is very dark and rich leaning to the blue side of the color spectrum. Finishing Purple with a little words of wisdom with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at Valori Wells