B 780, bernina, quilting

A Sneak Peek and a PS on the Ruler Foot

The B 790 and all its amazing features will be adorning my sewing table sometime this weekend. There are New Features to explore, such as the stitch creator, and that new bobbin system. There is a new stitch count to raise. And, she needs a name. Stay tuned! Happy Quilting! Teri PS - Now you… Continue reading A Sneak Peek and a PS on the Ruler Foot

B 780, learning, lectures/trunk shows, machine quilting

Coffee

Coffee. Coffee. Coffee. Coffee. Coffee. One might think I have a love affair with coffee, and one would be right. I love me some good coffee from grinding the beans to sipping slowly as I wake up. A few weeks ago I had to leave the house pre-coffee and stopped at Starbucks on my way… Continue reading Coffee

B 780, bernina

there was some quilting happening here

Valori Wells gave me this fabric line at Fall Market in Houston. I've finally made something. I like making things, useful things. This included lovely matching corners, stitch-in-the-ditch with the dual feed and the 97 D foot.   Once I understood where to look and how to use it well, my patchwork improved greatly. I never… Continue reading there was some quilting happening here

B 780, bernina, Kona Solids, quilt, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Teri Lucas, the beginning

Forty-one 4 patches

This is what forty-one 4 patches looks like at the beginning of the day. Well almost, later in the day I added a charm pack of dots that I had sitting around. Stitch after glorious stitch alternating with the gray and the white, not quite sure where I'm going or what's going to become of… Continue reading Forty-one 4 patches

B 750, B 780, bernina, machine quilting

B (ERNINA) not afraid

"I'm afraid of my machine" is heard every now and again. "I'm afraid I'm going to mess something up." "I'm afraid I'm going to. . . " While the possibility exists that damage can be done, it's highly unlikely that we're going to do major harm to the machine. And it's highly unlikely that we're… Continue reading B (ERNINA) not afraid

B 780, bernina, Kaleidoscope Collections

A seam ripper is a quilters best friend

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QzJo16Zre8 Who knew the proper way to use a seam ripper? I sure didn't. Pam Damour, the Decorating Diva and BERNINA Ambassador shows proper technique and at the same time shows how to splice cording for home decorating projects. I'd always wondered how that happened and now get why there is that need for at… Continue reading A seam ripper is a quilters best friend

B 780, bernina, quilt shows, quilting

Magical Moments

From Seth Godin Today is Pi day, the 14th day of the 3rd month of the fifteenth year... 3.1415 Pi is our most famous irrational number. Not irrational in the sense that it's a foolish argument, a form of wishing for one thing while doing another. No, pi is irrational in a magical, beautiful sense. It… Continue reading Magical Moments