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What makes Lorraine Turner special is that she uses Animal Communication brought through Meditation to tell our animal friends’ stories in Textile Art, Books, Workshops, FreeSpirit Fabrics and Webinars.

Lorraine was just featured on the cover of Quilting Arts Magazine and is currently on TV!

Lorraine’s newest FreeSpirit fabrics “MIGRATION” is shipping in January!



Hurry and get them before they swim, fly or stampede away.

Watch a video of Lorraine as she describes the inspiration for each design.

Now available –  Supreme quality limited edition signed and numbered affordable prints on watercolor paper

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Latest blog posts

Textile Art
A Herd For Hugs – Part 4

A Herd For Hugs – Part 4

Part 4 - Hooray the CalicoHorse pattern is now ready for you to download! Please gather your materials and be sure to visit the photo gallery and CLICK on each photo to read the instructions. During the month of January I will be broadcasting LIVE step-by-step tutorials to help you sew. These will be recorded for you to watch later...

Textile Art
A Herd For Hugs – Part 3

A Herd For Hugs – Part 3

Part 3 - The response and outpouring of people who wish to create a stuffed CalicoHorse for people in need has been tremendous! As stated in my last blog, the materials have been carefully selected to assure they are accepted into the various organizations who will be receiving our huggable herd. They will be delivered to foster children and adults in care centers who are in desperate need of a hug.

Textile Workshops

Lorraine teaches workshops on
Textile Embroidered Fabric Collage.

Please visit her TEXTILE WORKSHOPS page to find out more.

My Favorite Things – Art Quilt with Lorraine Turner

A new online subscription only instructional art group.Join me as we create a beautiful art quilt using Inktense INK pencils! No drawing experience is necessary, beginners are welcome. Learn how to illustrate one block at a time as we build an art quilt customized to YOUR FAVORITE THINGS.



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