Aurifil, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas

Happy Hour

But before I get to the happy hour bit. I did a bit of a tidy up in my sewing room yesterday. Oh my goodness was I ever over due for that! A while back someone gave me thread stands for both Superior and Aurifil. These very useful stands were sitting in the middle of… Continue reading Happy Hour

Aurifil, Cherrywood fabrics, fun, machine quilting, Superior Threads

Let me chat you up about Go Mini or Go Home

You may not know this about me but I'm 5' tall. (This comes in very handy at the shop where I work - I can demonstrate what 1 2/3 yards looks like rather easily.) So going mini in piecing was an eventuality. My quilts have gotten smaller and smaller over the last few years. They… Continue reading Let me chat you up about Go Mini or Go Home

Aurifil, bernina, machine quilting, quilting, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas

Quilters have a fascination

with the backs of quilts they tell us a lot about the quilter about her choices about the tension of the machine and her understanding (and yes I'm using her - I'm very well aware of the male quilters) The back tell us if she was paying attention to her quilt The back tells us… Continue reading Quilters have a fascination

Aurifil, bernina, quilting, Superior Threads, teaching, Teri Lucas, tutorials

Sometimes

A long time friend of mine reminds us with these words, "we don't need new teaching, we need reminders". Reminders of the good and why we do it. My friend was talking about something else entirely however the principle applies to quilting. We need reminders in the quilting world too. Sometimes I forget that quilting… Continue reading Sometimes

Aurifil, bernina, learning, photos

A wee bit of Aurifil and Finding your way around

Several months ago Donna from Follow That Thread sent me a spool of Aurifil Lino (linen).  Donna has a bit of a sense of humor and drew a smilie face on the wooden spool.  That wooden spool will be a keepsake forever.  All it needs is a little red pompon and voila! a clown like… Continue reading A wee bit of Aurifil and Finding your way around

art, Aurifil, bernina, learning, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads, teaching

New Class

I'm taking a moment from the usually scheduled machine quilting posts to share with you that there is a new class in the works.  "From Inspiration to Whole Cloth. . .with a twist".  I mentioned it here on my schedule. Before I share more about the class I started what I hope to be the… Continue reading New Class