fun, quilting

it’s hard being quiet sometimes

but it's also kind of fun because the silence indicates 1) work 2) thinking about work 3) gratitude for work 4) I'm working 5) I need to work on quilts 6) I'll get to share some fun stuff with you very soon!!!! 7) I like to quilt 8) I get virtual hives when I don't… Continue reading it’s hard being quiet sometimes

B 780, Generation Q Magazine, gratitude, life, Teri Lucas


Well 2014 is moving along at a quick pace. It's the end of April, May is around the corner and I'm taking a moment to reflect and be grateful for 2014. Part of 2014's Word of the Year, Ponder. May brings Quilt Market. This will be the first time I'm attending. This is one more… Continue reading Ponder



I watch CBS Sunday Morning whenever I remember, the news stories are well thought out, there's a bit of fun in the reporting and who doesn't love listening to Charles Osgood speak? This mornings Profile of Pharrell Williams caught my attention. Most of us know Pharrell's song Happy. the interview though, was spectacular. Pharrell is… Continue reading happiness

beauty, quilt shows, quilting, Teri Lucas

An open letter to @play

Dear @play,Enjoy your journey to Portland for a visit to the Pacific Northwest Quilt Festival.  Portland is a great city (home of some amazing architecture, donuts, views and PEOPLE) and I think you'll enjoy it.  From conception (thanks AEF) to finishing the binding the 2nd time Thursday morning at 2:43 AM you have been so… Continue reading An open letter to @play

beauty, gratitude, quilting, Teri Lucas

It wasn’t all bad

In the middle of that experience of being completely drained a there were a couple of amazing things that happened that have helped to restore my sanity.  Long conversations with a couple of friends!  I know this term is overused in some sense, but these were priceless.  In the midst of these "Bang Head Here"… Continue reading It wasn’t all bad

quilting, Uncategorized

Quilting influences

Last night as I hand stitched the binding on a customer quilt (and watched "Time Warp" & "Mythbusters") I got to thinking about the people who have influenced quilting in my life.  This thinking started a few days ago when another quilter requested some input on a talk she needs to give sometime next week. … Continue reading Quilting influences