Aurifil, bernina, quilting, Superior Threads, teaching, Teri Lucas, tutorials

Sometimes

A long time friend of mine reminds us with these words, "we don't need new teaching, we need reminders". Reminders of the good and why we do it. My friend was talking about something else entirely however the principle applies to quilting. We need reminders in the quilting world too. Sometimes I forget that quilting… Continue reading Sometimes

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Binding by machine with the Dual Feed feature

I much prefer attaching bindings by machine for many of my quilts. Competition quilts I do by hand (however if I thought I could do it by machine all bets would be off.) I started binding by machine when making quilted tote bags, trying to finish by hand through the quilted suede would have just… Continue reading Binding by machine with the Dual Feed feature

bernina, quilting, Teri Lucas

Making progress

Every once in a while I have a Southern Comfort Manhattan in memory of my mother-in-law. The other day was one of those days where her memory was very present in my heart. Here's to you Joy! Now back to our regularly scheduled program...QUILTING!I'm continuing to work on "I feel enormous in your Lilliputian world"… Continue reading Making progress

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Go Mini part 2

I woke up this morning with a brilliant blog post on my mind. Do you think I can remember what I was writing in my sleep?  Only snippets based on my whole theory of quilt making, "Your Quilt, Your Rules" and conversations I've had with quilters in the last few weeks.  When I talk to … Continue reading Go Mini part 2

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

bernina, quilting, Teri Lucas

The sound of silence

Well, I'll be quiet here until about November 18th.  I am in the middle of quilting the quilt pictured here which will take every free moment I have between now and then.  I'm quilting Quantum Leap (pieced by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero) There will be lots and lots of bubbles - I can tell you the stitch… Continue reading The sound of silence

bernina, Kaleidoscope Collections, quilting, Teri Lucas

“You’re a quilting nerd” she said

Quilters as mentioned here I found the screen to see the stitch count on my machine!  I've often wondered, and there is no way to tell, how many stitches there are on my 1080's.  With the quilts stitched from piecing to binding over the years and all those tiny bubbles from @play I'm sure the… Continue reading “You’re a quilting nerd” she said