B 780, bernina, quilt shows, quilting

Magical Moments

From Seth Godin Today┬áis Pi day, the 14th day of the 3rd month of the fifteenth year... 3.1415 Pi is our most famous irrational number. Not irrational in the sense that it's a foolish argument, a form of wishing for one thing while doing another. No, pi is irrational in a magical, beautiful sense. It… Continue reading Magical Moments

B 750, machine quilting, teaching, Teri Lucas

Road to California Day 1

So tonight (as I'm writing this) I got so excited that I dropped my backpack and purse right where I stood and hugged him! OMG I am that excited. I have wanted to meet Keith Dommer for a very long time. And I did. Keith, his mom and sister will all be together in class… Continue reading Road to California Day 1

bernina, quilt, quilting

A bit of this and that

Lisa is working on getting the video ready. She's had a bit of a technical delay...the cord to connect the camera to the computer went missing. She searched and searched, with no success. Bang.Head.Here! A new cord procured and Lisa is well on the way. This photo was accidental. Funny, but accidental. The memory on… Continue reading A bit of this and that

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