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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

Cherrywood fabrics, classes, Superior Threads, teaching

Go Mini or Go Home

It started here. Continued here. But truthfully it all started here.  Really it did start there but it's just blossomed to become this.  I knew when Janie (my BERNINA 780) arrived she'd be something special.  Oh yes.  She's the first machine that's ever had a name, and that's special to me anyway. A month or… Continue reading Go Mini or Go Home

bernina, Kaleidoscope Collections, quilting, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas

3.5 million pebbles

or quilting quilting quilting I am working on Quantum Leap.  Nothing like a due date to get motivation to set in.  It's due to Jeanie on my birthday!  YAY.  I love that part.  I'm celebrating this quilt as I go along and this will be a great way to celebrate my birthday. To stitch out… Continue reading 3.5 million pebbles

bernina, quilting, Superior Threads

stitching in the ditch

stitching in the ditch stitching in the ditch wondering if I'll pitch a fit stitching with monofilament stitching in the ditchOver the last few days I've been stitching with Superior's MonoPoly on my BERNINA 780.  Everything is working very, very well.  A thread stand sits to the right of the machine and the MonoPoly now… Continue reading stitching in the ditch

Cherrywood fabrics, color, fabric, quilt desgin, quilting, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas

Mini-me Round 2!

It's hard not to sometimes, post on facebook that is but I know not everyone who reads my blog follows me on facebook.  I'm okay with that so for those of you who follow me on facebook, some of this will be a bit of a repeat. As an opening aside Keith sent the next… Continue reading Mini-me Round 2!

fun, quilting, Teri Lucas

Currently and concurrently

Currently I saw this list on Debby Browns blog who saw it on Pat Sloan's blog and thought I'd post my own answers: I am currently: Watching:  Master Chefs Professional on BBC America.  I love to watch food, beautiful gorgeous food being cooked. Reading:  I am in the first few chapters of Marie Bostwick's ties… Continue reading Currently and concurrently

art, quilt desgin, quilting, Teri Lucas

Rainy Days and Mondays Mini me

Wee tiny, little log cabin how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. . . 3/4" at a time. 3/4 of an inch? Yep, you read that correctly.  The "logs" for this cabin are 3/4". The finished block size right now is 2".  Why am I making blocks using 3/4" strips?  The flip… Continue reading Rainy Days and Mondays Mini me