I have a whole big bunch of e-books sitting in my to read in a file on my computer. It's a great file to go to for quilty inspiration. Jean Wells has an update on Intuitive Color & Design that I'm looking forward to spending time with. Her work has influenced nearly all of my… Continue reading reading is fun-damental & a nip o’fun
There's a great saying, "A high tide raises all ships". You're the ship, and I'm the tide. Encouraging, and supporting quilters in their endeavors, and watching them succeed is joyful. In February Tracy Mooney and Cheryl Sleboda spoke at VDTA on Cosplay. Having attended talks, given talks, it's rare that a room is silent, and… Continue reading And then it went WOOSH!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BT9xco2B4RA/?taken-by=terilucas I finished quilting a quilt top this afternoon. It was so fun. The quilting is decidedly not my usual style, but the quilt is so fun and quirky. Along the top of the quilt I wrote "hello" all over it, and quilted in the hashtag #quiltsrule https://www.instagram.com/p/BT9pDTUh2Dg/?taken-by=terilucas In a few places I wrote… Continue reading A little bit of this and a little bit of that
Good friends, like good wine are a rare gift and a distinct pleasure. As a quilter I've been blessed with some good friends. Several who are teaching at Quilt Market in St. Louis. Tracy Mooney, Senior Editor of Generation Q Magazine - Keep Your Customers Sewing: Adaptive techniques to keep your customers sewing and quilting longer.… Continue reading We get by with a little help from our friends inQuilt Market Classes!
Welcome to the first top on the Spring Clean Your Studio Blog Hop 2017 hosted by Cheryl Sleboda of Muppin.com. Well. Well. Well. There is something beautiful about the process of opening the windows, blowing out the stale air, pick the stuff up off the floor of the sewing studio, straighten out the fabric, do… Continue reading Spring Clean Your Studio Blog Tour Day 1
So, as often happens, I'm scrolling through fb and find something really cool. https://thequiltshow.com/daily-blog/142-newsletter/25642-learn-about-urban-artifacts-from-leslie-tucker-jenison-and-rjr-fabrics and if you head here you can see Leslie's full line. Today's words of wisdom, Just Show Up. I'll talk more about this later in the week. For now, If you're a quilter who is in business and needs a bit… Continue reading Well, then here’s something inspiring
It's a wrap! The BERNINA Ambassador Blog tour is complete. Getting to know more about the people you work with is always a good idea. So here's a quote from each one: From Cherry Guidry: I took my first quilting class summer of 2004 and wanted to learn to applique, but my sewing machine didn’t feature the right… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour It’s a Wrap
Our final three Ambassadors Joanne Sharpe, Cherry Guidry, and Jenelle Montilone. Joanne is a wordsmith extraordinaire, she plays with words, fonts to be more specific. Incorporating words into art with tools including her quilting. Cherry's patterns include embroidery, gorgeous machine embroidery adding one more texture and layer to all that she does. Jenelle is our… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 5
Today we bring you four BERNINA Ambassadors: Annie Smith, Lori Kennedy, Kari Carr and Catherine Redford who bring a wide variety of style to the quilting world. Annie is the original (and still my favorite) quilting podcaster; Lori just published a new book (more on that in a moment); Kari has a great angle on… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 4
Sandy Fitzpatrick, Beth Ferrier, and Cheryl Sleboda are today's featured BERNINA Ambassadors. Please don't tell Beth but I've wanted to be her for a long time. Not her really but she's been part of my quilting life for as long as I can remember. Cheryl has become a friend, and mentor listening, sharing, offering advice… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 3