B 780, fabric, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, Whole Cloth Challenge

Whole Cloth Challenge Update

Lisa posted a couple of Whole Cloth updates on her blog. I appreciate her honesty and admire her tenacity in learning how to free motion on her BERNINA 750. I'd feel quite the same on the long arm, in part because no matter what kind of machine we quilt on there is a learning curve… Continue reading Whole Cloth Challenge Update

Aurifil, bernina, machine quilting, quilting, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas

Quilters have a fascination

with the backs of quilts they tell us a lot about the quilter about her choices about the tension of the machine and her understanding (and yes I'm using her - I'm very well aware of the male quilters) The back tell us if she was paying attention to her quilt The back tells us… Continue reading Quilters have a fascination

B 780, machine quilting, quilting, teaching, Teri Lucas, tutorials

Curved Feather bump-up-and-over feather tutorial

Getting started is quite simple. Pull the bobbin thread up and hold on while you get started stitching. I started stitching the feather base a crook or candy can shape.   As I was stitching the curve out the needle was knocking - meaning that the tip is bent - and I had to change… Continue reading Curved Feather bump-up-and-over feather tutorial