machine quilting, Teri Lucas, tutorials

Feather Challenge Final Post

Doing the feather challenge, tutorial and posting the submissions has been so much fun. I love seeing quilters take a risk and grow. Thank you all for participating! Tomorrow or Wednesday I'll do a recap post. In a few days I'll decide on a winner. Dear Teri, I have been reading your blog for a… Continue reading Feather Challenge Final Post

machine quilting, quilt desgin, quilting, Teri Lucas

A Quilterly Thought

or two. It's not easy having a quilterly mind. I see quilts, quilting motifs everywhere! Oh my goodness! I see how to fill blank spaces in with feathers, swirls, mazes, greek keys, straight lines, curved lines. And in my teacherly mind I can often see how to share it with my students. Bridges, facades, old… Continue reading A Quilterly Thought

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Two more feather Submissions

First up from Christine Frost. She says, "Just a practice piece done on my Bernina Artista 170.  I have it hanging on one of my bulletin boards for inspiration." I like how Christine has this up for inspiration! She's ready to keep inspiring her self, challenging herself to take on more. And then Doreen of… Continue reading Two more feather Submissions

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Feather tutorial practice session: the distracted domestic

Regena sent me this the other day and I thought I'd share her blog as she sent it to me. Every quilter struggles with feathers at first. After a while stitching feathers becomes intuitive.  Natural. We develop our own feather shapes as we develop our own style as quilters. You may remember the Quilting Arts… Continue reading Feather tutorial practice session: the distracted domestic

machine quilting, Teri Lucas, tutorials

Feather Challenge the first entrant

Here's the first entrant in my Feather Challenge - Mandy Hares Applebee of Yellow House Quilts. Mandy quilts on an APQS Freedom long arm.I've captioned the first part of our conversation in the photos and have added the rest of our conversation in the text. Mandy then said: "Thanks it was fun but wow did… Continue reading Feather Challenge the first entrant

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Advanced Machine Quilting

Wednesday afternoons in July join me at the quilt cottage 414 Mamaroneck  Ave. Mamaroneck NY for Advanced Machine Quilting (Let your Foot Loose, Be Fancy & Free). The class limit is 8 so sign up soon and join this class based on "Twilight in the Bronx". We'll cover a variety of quilting motifs including micro stippling,… Continue reading Advanced Machine Quilting


Kate Perri’s Quilt

My friend, student, fellow teacher Kate Perri is going to be part of an art exhibit at the White Plains Public Library in January.   She asked me to quilt this for the exhibit: This NY Beauty is made entirely of silk.  The backing is cotton, batting is an 80/20 cotton/poly blend and the thread… Continue reading Kate Perri’s Quilt