machine quilting, quilt, quilt shows, quilting, teaching, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

Embracing Quirkiness & Connections Quilt Festival

and a Reality Check One of the reminders from my time at the Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show is that I'm quirky. Shocking! I love being quirky. Embrace quirk, let go of seriousness. Seriously. So, this weekend during the lecture "Surprise I'm a Free Motion Quilter" the end of the lecture came, as I made decisions… Continue reading Embracing Quirkiness & Connections Quilt Festival


Rulers with a domestic Sewing Machine

Road to California update. As I write this i'm at the end of my 2nd day of teaching. Today's class: Let Your Foot Loose be Fancy & Free was a great class. I'll be bringing one of my student samples home as I just loved her design, she was willing to go along with me and will… Continue reading Rulers with a domestic Sewing Machine

piecing, quilting, teaching

Go Mini or Go Home a couple of helpful hints

Happy Monday! I can hardly believe that Road to California is right around the corner. I'm so very excited to be teaching and attending this show. A few students have asked questions about the color run and how many strips to cut. These are the two gradations (color run) packs that I used from Cherrywood… Continue reading Go Mini or Go Home a couple of helpful hints

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

An unintended quiet time

Whew! there is always excitement in the quilting world and I unintentionally checked out for a while after posting that Nancy Rink's quilts had been stolen. Honestly that theft still makes me a bit queasy. At the same time there was another kerfuffle in the quilting community that just has me heart sick. Then I… Continue reading An unintended quiet time

B 780, bernina, machine quilting, quilt shows, quilting, teaching, Teri Lucas

Road to California…here I come!

Teaching alert! Teaching Alert!! I'm teaching at Road to California! (This is a dream come true!) Wednesday Beginning Free Motion Quilting Thursday Let Your Foot Loose, Be Fancy Free Friday Go Mini or Go Home Saturday Beginning Free Motion Quilting I'm in BERNINA rooms each day!!!   Happy Quilting! Teri

classes, garden, Generation Q Magazine, gratitude, photos, quilt desgin, teaching, Teri Lucas


Over the next couple of weeks I'm going to outline 2 classes, make a power point presentation and get ready for my first (and hopefully not only) teaching gig at BERNINA University. A side note I made Jeanne Delpit (from BERNINA) laugh by telling her I practice what I'm going to say while on my… Continue reading Desire

life, quilting, teaching

a traveliing teacher has an adventure

Yesterday was a really full day. Wake up - check Find easy peasy breakfast food - check Teach - Go Mini or Go Home ! - check Have fun! - Check! Pack up classroom - check this includes fabric, rotary cutting mat, rulers, rotary cutter, fabric I've purchased - check *note* place rotary cutter when… Continue reading a traveliing teacher has an adventure

Aurifil, Cherrywood fabrics, fun, machine quilting, Superior Threads

Let me chat you up about Go Mini or Go Home

You may not know this about me but I'm 5' tall. (This comes in very handy at the shop where I work - I can demonstrate what 1 2/3 yards looks like rather easily.) So going mini in piecing was an eventuality. My quilts have gotten smaller and smaller over the last few years. They… Continue reading Let me chat you up about Go Mini or Go Home