bernina, gratitude, machine quilting, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics

Quilting with Intention

Donna Morales-Oemig your fabric still speaks to my heart. Donna snow dyed a few pieces of Robert Kaufman's Radiance in the 2014/2015 winter when eastern Massachusetts got over 100 inches of snow. The perfect project came along, an idea with it and I started stitching. I haven't really quilted in a long time.  Oh I've… Continue reading Quilting with Intention

fabric, fun, Kaleidoscope Collections, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Teri Lucas

Stash building

I've deliberately destashed over the last few years letting go of fabrics that were once intended for tote bags. While these fabrics meant something for the tote bags they were not fabrics I'd use in quilts. It was work to be sure and worth the effort. What remains is fabrics I will use in quilts.… Continue reading Stash building

art, fabric, how to choose fabric, machine quilting, quilt shows, quilting, Teri Lucas

Choosing fabric

Over the last few years the fabric that I choose has changed. I'm still madly in love with batiks. Always will be.  I've come to love hand dyed fabric. Each dye-r is unique and we get a sense of who they are in their fabrics. I've mentioned Dyeing 2 Sew in previous post. I love… Continue reading Choosing fabric

gratitude, machine quilting, quilt shows, quilting, Teri Lucas

Happy Wednesday

I still love the smilie face Donna from Follow That Thread gave me on the end of a thread spool! If you are in need of an Aurifil fix Donna is at MQX in Manchester NH this week and will be at the Northern Star show in May. YAY!!! Upcoming events: Monday May 12, 2… Continue reading Happy Wednesday

Aurifil, bernina, learning, photos

A wee bit of Aurifil and Finding your way around

Several months ago Donna from Follow That Thread sent me a spool of Aurifil Lino (linen).  Donna has a bit of a sense of humor and drew a smilie face on the wooden spool.  That wooden spool will be a keepsake forever.  All it needs is a little red pompon and voila! a clown like… Continue reading A wee bit of Aurifil and Finding your way around

quilt shows, quilting

I don't always remember to take pictures in my classrooms.  Truth is I get busy with my students and forget that the camera is in my pocket.  They do good work and it deserves to be featured!  I did get to be a student this week as well.  I took Karen McTavish's class  Mastering the… Continue reading