1000 Postcards for Peace, machine quilting, quilt, quilting, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

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

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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

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Chocolate Cake and Quilting

When you're doing your work, when you're creating an offering, there's no more important question to answer than, "what sort of quality are we seeking here?" - Seth Godin Thinking clearly about quality. The sunset last night was something to behold, leaving me wishing for more photos or a video, the color changed so quickly.… Continue reading Chocolate Cake and Quilting

bernina, BERNINA Ambassador, character counts, Cherrywood fabrics, machine quilting, quilting, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

it all started when

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

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A posting of posts

Well that was a completely strange day. I started a project, started the redesign on a quilt for Lucy's Nickles, went back to the project, had a phone meeting, went back to the project, finished the project, finished the redesign on the quilt, and made dinner. Now understanding that I'm not a fan of cooking… Continue reading A posting of posts