family, machine quilting, quilt, quilt desgin, quilt fiction, quilt shows, quilting, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

A little or a lot? Or how much quilting for this quilt?

How much threadwork does this quilt need? A little? A medium amount? A lot? This question comes up frequently often saying something like, "I see all these quilts that are quilted to within an inch of life and I don't 'get it', 'like it', 'understand it'." or "I like quilts that are quilted this way… Continue reading A little or a lot? Or how much quilting for this quilt?

fun, quilt fiction, Teri Lucas

Inventing quilting

A way back when, that moment I invented quilting the full expectation of the breadth and scope of quilting, in all its various forms and functions I saw in full clarity. Inventing quilting was pretty hard work, well worth the effort I'd say. Watching quilters and quilt making take this delightful turn from utilitarian blankets… Continue reading Inventing quilting