piecing, quilting, teaching

Go Mini or Go Home a couple of helpful hints

Happy Monday! I can hardly believe that Road to California is right around the corner. I'm so very excited to be teaching and attending this show. A few students have asked questions about the color run and how many strips to cut. These are the two gradations (color run) packs that I used from Cherrywood… Continue reading Go Mini or Go Home a couple of helpful hints

machine quilting, quilting, tutorials

Shooting Video!

The bonus of my sweetie having Friday's off is that in yesterday's snow he drove me to Olde City Quilts in Burlington, NJ for a video shoot with Lisa Calle. We got plans quilters big plans. Well smallish plans for now. I did take a couple of pictures, this one of Rob Engime is one… Continue reading Shooting Video!

bernina, machine quilting, quilting, Teri Lucas

BERNINA Q 24 thoughts from a domestic machine quilter

One of the questions from my previous post asked about the BERNINA long arm, to please give my thoughts. Note: today's photos are linked from the BERNINA website, I have none of my own from the Ambassador Retreat as I was busy stitching happily along. First thought, "it's a BERNINA, how could I not love… Continue reading BERNINA Q 24 thoughts from a domestic machine quilter

B 780, bernina, machine quilting, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, thread

Whole Cloth Challenge

    Yesterday I finished the quilting on Moon Set, the name of my nearly completed whole cloth challenge quilt. Binding or facing will be completed, probably on the plane to Chicago later this week. The determining factor for binding or facing will be when I trim it down, the quilt will let me know… Continue reading Whole Cloth Challenge

B 780, bernina, machine quilting, quilting, Teri Lucas

The BERNINA Stitch Regulator

Today's post is brought to you by questions from a couple of user groups that I participate (read usually) in. This falls into the Frequently Asked Question category: "How on earth do I use my BERNINA Stitch Regulator?" A way back in 2009 when in the Green Room getting ready to shoot episode 503 of… Continue reading The BERNINA Stitch Regulator

Kaleidoscope Collections, machine quilting, quilting, Teri Lucas

the back of Quantum Leap

Today I'm sharing the back of Quantum Leap. Here are 7 individual blocks from the back. The quilting really shows from the back right now with the high contrasting colors. I'll be excited to get to the border soon. Enjoy! Happy Quilting! Teri

Kaleidoscope Collections, photos, quilting

quilting! quilting!

I'm on a mad dash to get 2 quilts done before Quilt Market - and that's in between blogging for Gen Q, blogging for me, and working four days each week. Whew!!! It's all good. here's what 1.2 billion bubbles looks like from the back of the quilt. yes, dear friends, this is a wee… Continue reading quilting! quilting!

B 780, bernina, quilting, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, Whole Cloth Challenge

Whole Cloth Challenge Update & a wee bit more

I know I say this a lot, but, I love to quilt. I am loving this whole cloth challenge. I am loving the process of creating. I like that after several hours of quilting the piece looks very, very different. I like that silk thread allows me to add teeny tiny stitching and detail work.… Continue reading Whole Cloth Challenge Update & a wee bit more

quilting, teaching, Teri Lucas

Teaching at the City Quilter

I get to teach tomorrow at the City Quilter. Last I knew there is one space left. We're going to play with design and thread, Let(ting) our Foot Loose, being Fancy & Free. Let's see what kind of fun and trouble we can get into . I'm hoping I remember to bring my camera and… Continue reading Teaching at the City Quilter

quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, thread, Whole Cloth Challenge

Whole Cloth Update

There is nothing quite so comforting as listening to the sewing machine as I quilt. It's a beautiful sound. As I look at this update and think about the comments on facebook and think about another project I'm working on (I think a lot!). So the question I get a lot is, "what comes next?"… Continue reading Whole Cloth Update