coffee, embroidery, Floriani, machine quilting, quilt, quilt desgin, quilt shop, quilt shows, quilting, teaching, Uncategorized

Stay Tuned: a Trip Report

I've traveled to two events for Floriani one about an hour outside of Philly, and the other about an hour from Knoxville. The next Hands on Sewing School is in Binghampton, NY January 5 - 7. These events are amazing from the word go. Kay Brooks teaches so much about stabilizers and how to use… Continue reading Stay Tuned: a Trip Report

character counts, piecing, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

Character = Depth

Do you remember the Best Hot Chocolate I Ever Made? Oh sweet memories of imbibing. The memory of making that hot chocolate is as fresh as the day I made it. The after affects are as present. A chocolate hangover, who knew? Now I do, and won't do that again. While we're having a rather… Continue reading Character = Depth

fun, life

The best hot chocolate I ever made! or Did I ever tell you about my chocolate hangover?

Last winter was cold, and as such hot chocolate an occasional necessity. One particularly chilly evening I pulled out all of the chocolate stops. Demerara sugar, cocoa powder, left over dark chocolate (yes, I know, what the heck!), vanilla, milk, and some cream leftover from making some holiday dessert. Into the sauce pan goes the… Continue reading The best hot chocolate I ever made! or Did I ever tell you about my chocolate hangover?