I'm not usually at a loss for words related to quilting for this blog. I'm not really at a loss at the moment it's just that the quilting world as it is in my life at this moment is refocusing and I'm slowly wending my way around the quilting world as it is for me… Continue reading Quilterati

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Northern Star Quilt Show Best in Show

Here she is: Yemaya, Goddess of the Sea by Donna Chambers Best in Show Northern Star Quilt Guild May 2014 I'll be in the Follow That Thread booth with Donna today - stop by and say hello and pick up a little bit of thread, of course. I picked up some fabric from Dyeing to… Continue reading Northern Star Quilt Show Best in Show

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Dessert First

There is a delightful saying "Life is Short, Eat Dessert First" I believe it's widely attributed to Jaques Torres who understands chocolate in a most delightful way. And my oh my this was dessert.  Brownie Sunday.  And then there was this. Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch.  These are brought to you by City Limits Diner in White Plains,… Continue reading Dessert First

quilt shows, quilting, teaching, Teri Lucas

Northern Star Quilt Show Part 1

One of their speakers and teachers this year is Joe Cunningham.  There were spaces in the classroom and if I didn't have several things at work scheduled today like the Newsletter and giving a demonstration at 11 AM on the BERNINA 710 I would be taking his class.  "Joe the Quilter" was Saturday's quilterly story-telling… Continue reading Northern Star Quilt Show Part 1

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AQS Lancaster part 2

I really like to see how quilters and artists interpret things. My first impression of the quilt on the left is that of a dart board.  But no, this is not a dart board, it's Ezekiels Wheel.  It's beautiful.  I love how Julia "robbed Peter to pay Paul" to create the wheel.   The colors are… Continue reading AQS Lancaster part 2

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I've mentioned before that I love teaching. Teaching offers so many opportunities for problem solving and being creative in finding an approach that will work with this particular student.  In a smaller student setting I can be as individual as possible and I wonder how this approach will work in a larger setting.  It will… Continue reading Students