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Remnants, Fat Quarters, Bits, Pieces

Quilters have this thing for remnants. There exists in the community a myth that remnants, small bits and pieces left over from making clothes, is the traditional way to make quilts. While this is certainly part of the culture of quilting, a "making do" with whatcha got saved from bits and pieces of other things… Continue reading Remnants, Fat Quarters, Bits, Pieces

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Cherrywood Van Gogh Exhibit at NSQS

Vincent van Gogh is, without a doubt, a fascinating artist, who struggled with mental illness. His work stirs something deep within my soul. When Karla Overland, the brains and challenger-in-chief behind the challenges: Lion King, Van Gogh, Prince (happening now!) These challenges bring out something absolutely amazing in the imagination of the quilt community. Seeing… Continue reading Cherrywood Van Gogh Exhibit at NSQS

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A Quilt Show, A Dinner Date and a Finish

It came upon a midnight clear...ooops wrong season, totally. Didja ever have one of those moments when you knew, just new that the next step would be incredibly painful? Me too! I torqued my back on Thursday. Making walking home just the most pleasant experience. Ow! Ow! Ow! Well it's easing out and will be… Continue reading A Quilt Show, A Dinner Date and a Finish

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Sunday, Sunday Just Love That Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h81Ojd3d2rY https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh4APEqjx8F/?taken-by=terilucas Ever have one of those days where ya think, "hey! I'm making great progress here?" Me too! Those are great days. A few minutes after I posted this, and 5 eighteen inch seams later I realized that the bobbin ran out. Most of what you see in that pic had to be stitched… Continue reading Sunday, Sunday Just Love That Day

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Quilted Block of the Month

So remember the reset I need to do on the January Block? Check out Can You Believe this Nonsense for the original post. Being a fan of the seam ripper is great. Not being able to find my favorite seam ripper isn't so great. Eh, whatever, there's at least one handy and I'll get back… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month

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Can you believe this nonsense?

On a bright, lovely afternoon the stitching started badly. BADLY For some reason a birds nest built up on the back of a quilt as I stitched. Wow. Evicted that bit of nonsense forthwith, started stitching again. Not five minutes later I stitched a big pleat right into the front. Well. That little quilt is… Continue reading Can you believe this nonsense?

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Quilt Market & Festival

I offered to help setting up in the RNK/Quilters Select Booth, getting to meet some of my new co-workers. This has been so much good. I ran into Alex & John Anderson. As you probably know Alex has a line of product with RNK called Quilters Select. Even before I joined the company I started… Continue reading Quilt Market & Festival

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*facepalm*

Yeah, I'm kind of annoyed with myself at the moment. I got so excited with the IDEA that reading the rules fell through the cracks. GAH! https://www.instagram.com/p/BXJLivEhySB/?taken-by=terilucas Let me back up a bit. When Karla announced the 2017 Cherrywood Challenge I sort of lost my mind. First of all Cherrywood. Cherrywood. Second, van Gogh *deep… Continue reading *facepalm*

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Chocolate Cake and Quilting

When you're doing your work, when you're creating an offering, there's no more important question to answer than, "what sort of quality are we seeking here?" - Seth Godin Thinking clearly about quality. The sunset last night was something to behold, leaving me wishing for more photos or a video, the color changed so quickly.… Continue reading Chocolate Cake and Quilting

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it all started when

my sweetie put the a/c in the window this morning. The last few days the desire to quilt several things has been held at bay while waiting for the a/c or the temperatures to cool down. Both happened today offering the opportunity to stitch. First up I made a postcard for the 1000 Postcards for… Continue reading it all started when