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
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
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
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
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
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?
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