Laetitia Cilliers

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The scientists who make apps addictive

Tech companies use the insights of behaviour design to keep us returning to their products. But some of the psychologists who developed the science …

Psychology

Beyond The Bullet: Do Rubrics Corrupt Thinking?

There is no checklist in life that somehow spells out how to succeed. There is no step-by-step guide that, if followed correctly, leads a person to wealth or happiness. Yet in school, our over-use of standardized rubrics has possibly created that promise, and as a result, our students and their …

maud vantours' psychedelic paper landscapes

may 01, 2018<p>the immersive museum features multiple 3-dimensional spaces set across an overwhelming scale of 10,000 square meters, and uses 520 …

Mama Love Quilts

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

The Geometry of Quilting

Prof. Irena Swanson ’87 adds a new twist to a mathematical art form

Meticulously-Stitched Embroideries Sculpt Fuzzy Woodland Creatures with Thread

Illustrator Chloe Giordano embroiders miniaturized animals that are so thickly sewn, they take on a sculptural appearance. Her compositions consist of layers of fine, thin threads and, together, these meticulously-stitched marks visually blend color together like a pointillist painting. At the same …

Triangle Quilt Challenge: Witco's Daisies

I love a good challenge and am pleased to share with you my EZ Quilting Triangle Challenge entry, Witco's Daisies, for QuiltCon West which will be …

Quilts Made of Code by Elizabeth Elliott

Elizabeth (Libs) Elliott is a textile artist making handmade quilts created from the meeting of digital and analog. She explores traditional craft …

Lo​u​ise Gray Quilts for Modern Interiors

Louise Gray, ​a Minneapolis-based ​homeware brand, is seeking to reinvigorate quilting with motifs designed to complement modern interiors. Co-​f​ounder Alexandra Gray Bennett invoked an old family name to bring new life​ to​ a traditional American art form. Noting that quilts are often executed in …

The Fashion Brand Making Quilts Cool

French fashion label A.P.C.'s contemporary take on quilting has the well-dressed set in queue for new bedding<p>A.P.C. quilt designed by Jean Touitou and Jessica Ogden<p>When you think of quilts you likely think of your grandparents' house, loving-hands-at-home '70s decor, country flea markets, and, …

How-To: Turn Any Photo into a Quilt Pattern

Hold onto your crafting hats, because this may just blow you away! I recently discovered this fantastic and free pattern generator from the good people at the Victoria and Albert Museum.<p>Input any image into the generator, and in seconds it will give you a pixelated version of your image. It will …

How-To: Hand Quilting

Now that you’ve tried your hand at piecing a quilt block with CRAFT’s Quilting 101 post, learn how to stitch like a pro with this wonderful hand quilting tutorial that Sarah from Hip to Piece Squares shared on Sew Mama Sew!<p>Ready to start sewing? Grab your thimble and head on over to Sew Mama Sew!

Did you plagiarize that quilt?

Did I plagiarize a quilt?<p>The design was lovely: three patchworked ribbons twisting around each other and blending where they intersected.<p>The moment I saw it on Pinterest, I knew I had to make it.<p>I clicked: only more photos. No pattern to buy, no directions to download, no designer to contact or …

Lindsay Stead Collection Quilts

Modern interpretations of traditional quilt patterns are just one of those things that hit the perfect note between old and new, though sometimes the …

Handmade Modern Quilts from Louise Gray

While quilting may seem a like a bit of an archaic pastime, textile company Louise Gray is reimagining the art of quilting with their minimalist …

A New Reason to Love Quilts Again

RED & WHITE QUILTS: Infinite Variety: Presented by The American Folk Art<p>Photo: © RED & WHITE QUILTS: Infinite Variety, presented by the American Folk Art Museum, Skira Rizzoli, 2015<p>These days, quilting is most often associated with olden times. A patchwork quilt for your bedspread—or wall—is not …

Quilting

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How To Decorate With Your Favorite Vintage Quilt (Without Dating Your Home)

Don't throw away Grandma's hand-made quilt just yet.<p>While quilts may remind you of sleeping at your grandmother's or bucolic summers spent horseback riding and playing in the barn, "they're anything but dated," Anne Hepfer of Anne Hepfer Designs tells ELLEDecor.com. And we couldn't agree more. In …

BERNINA and More From International Quilt Festival in Houston, TX

Earlier this week I attended a BERNINA Ambassador get together. We had lots of fun and learned a lot. We played with several BERNINA feet, did some …

INFOGRAPHIC: The History of the Bauhaus Movement

If you’re a fan of modern art, design and architecture, you’ve probably seen the work of Marcel Breuer, Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, and Paul Klee – but …

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Handpaint Your Own Yarn<p>Never dyed before? Here's a guide to creating your own handpainted yarn.<p>Ever had a desire to create your own variegated yarns? …

Creating Instruction for Ubiquitous Learners: Three paradigm shifts that are changing the foundations of instructional design

In 2014, a study was completed involving 25 instructional designers who had at least three years of experience in professional instructional design …

7 Reasons You Need An Instructional Design Portfolio

<b>Why You Need An Instructional Design Portfolio</b><p>As an <b>Instructional Designer</b>, there is simply no excuse for not having an Instructional Design …

Our Higher Education Model is not Sustainable - e-Learning Feeds

Sustainability is not merely an environmental ambition, focused on EPA-administered programs and “small footprint” tips and tricks for changing …

Higher Education

The Math Teacher’s Guide to Flipboard

According to the Common Core state standards initiative, “research studies of mathematics education in high-performing countries have concluded that mathematics education in the United States must become substantially more focused and coherent in order to improve mathematics achievement in this …

6 Timeless Quotes on Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Despite his rocky beginning, Picasso, whose birthday is Oct. 25, became one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, and has a lasting legacy that pushes our creative boundaries today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column originally published on</i> …

Cast Iron Skillet Handle Covers

I obviously met my tentative goal of finishing at least two projects this week! Not only did I crochet stuff, but I wrote a pattern as well! Phew, …

Happy Flower Block Tutorial

<b>Hello lovely readers</b>, before I jump into today's post I really wanted to <b>thank you</b> <b>all</b> for the wonderful comments on my last post. My rules seemed to …