bernina, I did it again, Kaleidoscope Collections, Teri Lucas

New York Botanical Gardens Train Show

        After weeks of very long days and not  meeting an obligation I have a down day.  We've been members of the Botanical Garden for years, joining when our youngest nephew was coming to visit for a few days...unfortunately the weather when he and his parents were here was rather yucky and we… Continue reading New York Botanical Gardens Train Show

I did it again, quilting, Teri Lucas, tutorials

Batting UP!

Remember Vinnie Barbarino's "I'm sooooo confused" (from the tv series Welcome Back Kotter).  That's how most of us feel when we're choosing batting.  Soooo confused!  With so many different companies, fibers and lofts of batting what is a quilter to do?! Bang Head Here feels like an appropriate beginning.   My very simple solution: when you… Continue reading Batting UP!

I did it again, quilting, Superior Threads

A seam ripper is a quilters best friend

"A seam ripper is a quilters best friend"  well that and my machine, thread, needles, quilts and on and on and on.  It is something that I share with my students. They can use their seam ripper anywhere but in class.   And it's something that I practice. In this case the seam ripper is… Continue reading A seam ripper is a quilters best friend

baking, cleaning, family, I did it again

the other night I had a kitchen mishap

Oh now before anyone gets all concerned and fussy over me. No I did not cut myself with any of the sharp knives we keep in the block or the cheap serrated knives we keep in the really good cheese grater. No, I had the kind of mishap that only happens when I'm in the… Continue reading the other night I had a kitchen mishap