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A Trip to PNQE

Yep, that's what happened. I took the two plus hour trip to PNQE at the Oaks Sunday morning. I went just to go. Most shockingly of all - duhn duhn duh - I went by Myself. While this isn't anything unusual, I went to visit with friends. That's it. Visit. I didn't buy anything. I… Continue reading A Trip to PNQE

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I couldn’t have taught Home Ec, and why it matters

I'm spending the day getting ready to go for training with RNK Distributing in Knoxville, TN. I'm excited. There's a bit of paper work I need to fill out, I'm waiting for one bit of information that I should have later this afternoon. I need to print out what my schedule for the next several… Continue reading I couldn’t have taught Home Ec, and why it matters

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August Block of the Month An Original

Technical difficulties sometimes present big problems. Other times they are opportunities for learning. Something went screwy a while back, causing something to happen to the version of Microsoft Office installed on my computer. I have an open source that I can use for documents, power point presentations, and graphics, it's simply not as intuitive as… Continue reading August Block of the Month An Original

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I got a Thank You note the other day

This note is an honest-to-goodness handwritten note card saying thank you for the postcards. I sent two, one to keep and one to give. And honestly, if someone chose to give the postcard I sent, that'd be fine with me. It's a gift, no strings attached. Oh, perhaps I'd better rephrase that...no expectations of keeping.… Continue reading I got a Thank You note the other day

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Quilted Block of the Month: New York Beauty

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

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Oh sweet memories

  Eight years ago I was actively working on this quilt, Twilight in the Bronx. While having dinner with my sisters, sweetie and a very good friend my sisters gave me the batik fabric (where the applique's come from) and three spools of thread, which I used in the star. It was right after this… Continue reading Oh sweet memories

machine quilting, quilt, quilting, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

Towards Craftsmanship and story telling

Someone posted this Carhartt video of Jason Momoa crafting a story surrounding his life, craft, finding his life's purpose, learning to enjoy life through acting. He speaks with https://www.facebook.com/Designspiration/videos/1326108597451982/ great love of his wife, and their children. Jason speaks with passion about his mom's influence on his life, that she taught him to skateboard, and… Continue reading Towards Craftsmanship and story telling