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Quilt Basket July 14th

I am really looking forward to spending the day at the Quilt Basket at their new location in Wappingers Falls, NY. Please visit their facebook page. Once a week Sarah hosts a facebook live, talks about new lines that have come in, upcoming classes, and places the are visiting. Here's her most recent: https://www.facebook.com/quiltbasketny/videos/1732977390119428/ I'm… Continue reading Quilt Basket July 14th

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Something shifted

In such an amazing way: https://www.instagram.com/p/BhcSii2DaPO/?taken-by=terilucas It all started with getting a Herculean task done. And then: https://www.instagram.com/p/BhcZRiCjbIN/?taken-by=terilucas A New Moon Rises https://www.instagram.com/p/BhccwjOjuxr/?taken-by=terilucas It's really difficult when Creativity ebbs, especially when it ebbs because of every day life. It's glorious when it returns. Rejoice with me quilters. I have ideas swirling in my head for… Continue reading Something shifted

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Quilts Speak

As I worked on this Impractical Color wheel I learned a little something. Giving the motifs a little room to breathe, at least visually, allows the color to speak, and the piece looks a little less crowded. The transition from red to orange is visually tight, reading as a bit overwhelming. The transitions after that… Continue reading Quilts Speak

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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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Color Wheel

I like color. A lot. I like how color plays. I like how color sings. I like how color behaves, misbehaves, swirls, whirls, blends, hides, shows off and generally is itself. Joen Wolfrom appeared on Simply Quilts some long time ago, talking about color. She talked about the 3-in-1 color tool, how it's used in… Continue reading Color Wheel