quilt, quilt shop, quilting, Uncategorized

Candy’s Quilting Happy Opening

Well then there's Charles, Candy's Quilting manager. Totally loved working with him at the other shop when it was open. He's been working with Candice to get Candy's Quilting open. Check out their facebook page and instagram.                     They've curated a selection of books for the… Continue reading Candy’s Quilting Happy Opening

machine quilting, quilt, quilting, Road to California, Sew Batik, Uncategorized

So…do you know?

About Pinwheels and Friends in Mt. Kisco the weekend of February 3 and 4? Location: Holiday Inn, One Holiday Dr. The Generation Q Magazine Quilt as Desired exhibit will be there. The same block, quilted by different quilters, in different ways, by hand, home sewing machine, sit-down longarm, and long arm. Exhibiting this will be… Continue reading So…do you know?

Aurifil, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas

Happy Hour

But before I get to the happy hour bit. I did a bit of a tidy up in my sewing room yesterday. Oh my goodness was I ever over due for that! A while back someone gave me thread stands for both Superior and Aurifil. These very useful stands were sitting in the middle of… Continue reading Happy Hour

B 780, fun, machine quilting, quilting, Teri Lucas

Couple of projects done and checked off my list

I've been sneak peeking this on what this project might be. I posted it here as the back of the quilt. Well after some very careful consideration it made sense to make this the front of the quilt. As my quilts often do this one surprised me. what I once thought was the back has… Continue reading Couple of projects done and checked off my list

machine quilting, quilting, Teri Lucas, tutorials

What do I do with all my practice pieces?

Each blog I write gets posted on facebook through Networked blogs allowing the simplicity of posting. Sometimes quilters post comments here on the blog and sometimes on facebook. Every once in a while a quilter will comment and I know a wider response is needed and this is one of those days. SI: I so… Continue reading What do I do with all my practice pieces?

machine quilting, Teri Lucas

Aurifil Lino

When I heard that Aurifil was working on a linen thread I was excited. I like natural fibers, they're kinda cool.  Donna from Follow that Thread sent me a spool to check out and I liked it. You can read more about it here. Alex Veronelli sent out a general call for people to test… Continue reading Aurifil Lino

articles, interview

An Interview with Susan Sato of Easy Piecing

I met Susan Sato of Easy Piecing a few years ago, we catch up with each other in a variety of places. . .quilt shows, guild meetings. Susan carries some neat things in her booth, like dupioni silk (the good colors bright and fun like hot pink!) and some cool thread.  I've heard great things… Continue reading An Interview with Susan Sato of Easy Piecing

Aurifil, bernina, learning, photos

A wee bit of Aurifil and Finding your way around

Several months ago Donna from Follow That Thread sent me a spool of Aurifil Lino (linen).  Donna has a bit of a sense of humor and drew a smilie face on the wooden spool.  That wooden spool will be a keepsake forever.  All it needs is a little red pompon and voila! a clown like… Continue reading A wee bit of Aurifil and Finding your way around

quilt shows, quilting

I don't always remember to take pictures in my classrooms.  Truth is I get busy with my students and forget that the camera is in my pocket.  They do good work and it deserves to be featured!  I did get to be a student this week as well.  I took Karen McTavish's class  Mastering the… Continue reading