International Quilt Market happens in just a few short weeks. Fabric companies are scurrying to get booths put together, quilts and other projects made, and all that jazz. Shop owners go to shop, companies show their wares, teachers will teach, ideas will sprout. And we all go to learn, and support each other. I'm going… Continue reading To Market!
Cue Karen Carpenter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPmbT5XC-q0 I love her voice. I love rainy days - usually. And Monday's - most of the time. It's rainy here in New York City, we've received two flood alerts already. Renee posted that a couple of our local roads are flooded, one stranding a vehicle, that would be a wee bit… Continue reading I love Rainy Days and Mondays!
Oh this is going to be good. Quilt Lab @ Gotham Quilts. Join us for a monthly meeting to experiment and grow as quilters and artists. Learn more about Quilt Lab membership here: https://gothamquilts.com/product/quilt-lab-club-membership/ The Lab had it's first meeting, which I missed because - paperwork! Of course there's a facebook live vid! https://www.facebook.com/gothamquilts/videos/897410507105918/ As… Continue reading Quilt Lab at Gotham Quilts
In such an amazing way: https://www.instagram.com/p/BhcSii2DaPO/?taken-by=terilucas It all started with getting a Herculean task done. And then: https://www.instagram.com/p/BhcZRiCjbIN/?taken-by=terilucas A New Moon Rises https://www.instagram.com/p/BhccwjOjuxr/?taken-by=terilucas It's really difficult when Creativity ebbs, especially when it ebbs because of every day life. It's glorious when it returns. Rejoice with me quilters. I have ideas swirling in my head for… Continue reading Something shifted
Hi, my name is Teri, and I'm a procrastinator! Shocking, right? Well some procrastination happens because there are moments when I do my best work at the last minute, and some happens because I'm completely freaked out by the task at hand. Yeah it happens. I managed to finish my part of the task and… Continue reading and now back to our regularly scheduled program
are serious. There are a lot of questions running through my brain like: when will I quilt again? This one is serious - dry spells suck, particularly after this microburst of creative energy. Whew. In eight years will modern quilting be called Mid Century Modern? Well, no because of the timing it's not mid-century.… Continue reading All the started posts
As I worked on this Impractical Color wheel I learned a little something. Giving the motifs a little room to breathe, at least visually, allows the color to speak, and the piece looks a little less crowded. The transition from red to orange is visually tight, reading as a bit overwhelming. The transitions after that… Continue reading Quilts Speak