Last week we focused on the "bones" also known as stitching in the ditch. When you're working on a quilt it's not a "have to do" rather, it's a good thing to do. When working on something like @play the bones get stitched as these would be the ditch in a pieced quilt top. Finer… Continue reading July Quilted Block of the month part 2
Welcome to the Quilted Block of the Month. In each issue I'll post the block, and supplies - batting, thread, needles. I'll show how the block is drawn on the fabric, with any rulers. I will be using these blocks as class samples so each one will get it's own binding. This wil make a… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month: New York Beauty
I'm almost ready. Saturday I'll post the first Quilterly Block of the Month. I'm working on figuring out how to have participants post links to show their own work. https://www.instagram.com/p/BWF_ed4hM4f/?taken-by=terilucas I gave a sneak peek on Instagram yesterday. For this bit of stitching I'm using Superior's MicroQuilter the 80 weight polyester thread. I'm so in… Continue reading Are you ready?
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
A few weeks ago I offered to make a quilt for Maria from Pinwheels, you see she has some new Oakshott cottons of the striped variety. Before I get there Pinwheels is now open in Hurleyville, NY. Check out this facebook video. Congratulations Maria I will get there soon and oh I have an idea!… Continue reading This might be fun!
I'm a quilter. And by that I love to free motion machine quilt. On and off I've had to work through the equivalent of writers block. I just. couldn't. quilt. Those moments were tough but often led to something that would pleasantly surprise me. Whew. Would it surprise you that, while I've been quilting on… Continue reading Quilterly Writers Block
I like coffee. A lot. I'm not a morning person, which will probably not come as a shock to my Sweetie, but may come as a bit of a shock to students or roommates. I can be irritatingly perky, sometimes even before coffee. Coffee helps me deal with things like this: Yeah, sometimes this… Continue reading Of coffee and character- stuff happens