character counts, machine quilting, quilt, quilting, Teri Lucas, terificreations

Happy Thirteenth Anniversary to…

Meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee TerifiCreations started at the dining room table in Americus, Georgia during my first year as a volunteer at Habitat for Humanity. Having easy access to paper, coloring pencils, a few well chosen stencils, a bit of a creative bent and a desire to give unique birthday cards and not a lot of cash made… Continue reading Happy Thirteenth Anniversary to…

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A Nip o’this and that

Still waters run deep! Over the weekend someone shared that they'd been playing I Love Hue, and it's a great way to learn to understand color. I agree, very much. Each level has a group of tiles, several fixed, most movable to sort according to shade/tone. You get to see the proper sorting first, then… Continue reading A Nip o’this and that

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Reading

For the last little while most of the books on my nightstand are either work related: meaning reading to participate in blogs for the magazine or faith related, it is Lent after all. Through our local library I picked up a copy of Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. After reading the first couple of chapters… Continue reading Reading

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Character Building

As I started thinking about character, texture, and thread a character from about 25 years ago popped up in my thoughts. He and his wife both volunteered with local school students after school. One afternoon he demonstrated asymmetry through showing the students how his eyes, ears, arms, etc were asymmetrical. Most of this someone wouldn't… Continue reading Character Building

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Sour

Sour is good. I baked the other day. It wasn't my worst baking hour, and not my best either. The other day we picked up yeast, King Arthur All-Purpose Flour, and King Arthur Bread Flour. About a year ago I got rid of a sour I'd been holding onto that was long neglected and gone.… Continue reading Sour

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Refreshed and renewed

One of the coolest things about working with and for Generation Q Magazine is working on the blog/book tours. I often read through books ahead of time and share some of the highlights. It's not always easy as there are some really good books out there. Books I would love every quilter to get for… Continue reading Refreshed and renewed

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Inspired to Piece

Piecing.  It's not been very much of my quilterly life over the last few years as I've focused in on machine quilting and have in essence become a whole cloth quilter because I love to play.  Oh how I love to play at machine quilting.  Watching what develops under the needle is so exciting and… Continue reading Inspired to Piece