Why yes! It is the New Year. My Franklin Planner has some ink including the Brain Dump: Stitch the Scary Stuff in Your Brain at the Quilt Basket in Pawling. I'm currently working on color wheel number two: red/orange orange/yellow green next up blue, and that will have some green because I found a spool… Continue reading Happy New Year!
Last week we focused on the "bones" also known as stitching in the ditch. When you're working on a quilt it's not a "have to do" rather, it's a good thing to do. When working on something like @play the bones get stitched as these would be the ditch in a pieced quilt top. Finer… Continue reading July Quilted Block of the month part 2
I'd like to thank the Academy... Just kidding. In a number of places around the internet there are "Days of the Year" listing the "official what makes this day special and/or what we celebrate." This day is "Thank you Thursday!" Long before I fell madly, passionately in love with fabric I was madly, passionately in… Continue reading Thank You Thursday
I'm going to start this blog post in something of a strange place. Ready? I've been thinking a lot about learning style. At some point down the road that thinking will end up as an article for Generation Q Magazine. Intrigued? Stay tuned, I'll let you know when that happens. I doodle a lot. So… Continue reading …or wait for it, lemon curd and the toast goes from okay to sublime
https://www.instagram.com/p/BEtluSEtvof/?taken-by=terilucas but first some lilacs and they smell heavenly! I'm teaching next week at HMQS. Here's a link to my classes. I have a little room in a couple of them including, And Now What?! this is a design/doodling class. We'll play with a lot of designs talking about the options for quilting our quilts.… Continue reading It’s almost here! HMQS is almost here!
Quilters always have questions and I'm always happy to answer! I put a call out on my facebook page asking for questions then mentioned here that I'd answer quilty questions. First up from Betty Jo: "Since I know you are a Bernina girl also, how do you set your tension for using metallic threads when… Continue reading Quilty Questions Answered
Sometimes when I'm on the phone for long periods of time I start drawing. Thinking about quilt design. Thinking about color and shape and texture and still paying attention If I were stitching this out I'd grab a 10-12" square of a solid fabric, pick a thread color and just start stitching. I may add… Continue reading From this to that
A couple of weeks ago all of the BERNINA Ambassadors received a link to their interview on YouTube. Here's a link to the whole group. And a link to my interview. The interviews were done when we were at the Reunion in December. We had such a great time learning about the different feet and… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador vids and a couple of (new?) classes
I'm doodling for a quilt. I'm hoping that this will work the way I want it to.