B 780, Generation Q Magazine, Kaleidoscope Collections, machine quilting, Quilt Market, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas

Quantum Stops and Starts

There are a myriad of ways to stop and start when quilting. My preferred method is burying the thread. What usually happens is the thread snips end up on the floor around my feet. No big deal there's a mat for my office chair so I swoop them up and off to the bin they… Continue reading Quantum Stops and Starts

Kaleidoscope Collections, machine quilting, quilting, Teri Lucas

the back of Quantum Leap

Today I'm sharing the back of Quantum Leap. Here are 7 individual blocks from the back. The quilting really shows from the back right now with the high contrasting colors. I'll be excited to get to the border soon. Enjoy! Happy Quilting! Teri

Kaleidoscope Collections, machine quilting, quilting, Superior Threads

when it needs to be quilted

but the quilting doesn't matter mmm well that's not quite true: that the quilting is there is important for the overall look of the quilt it's important to quilt evenly across the surface for balance, design aesthetic this block is heavily quilted - clearly but because I've used MonoPoly the quilting will not be prominent… Continue reading when it needs to be quilted

Kaleidoscope Collections, photos, quilting

quilting! quilting!

I'm on a mad dash to get 2 quilts done before Quilt Market - and that's in between blogging for Gen Q, blogging for me, and working four days each week. Whew!!! It's all good. here's what 1.2 billion bubbles looks like from the back of the quilt. yes, dear friends, this is a wee… Continue reading quilting! quilting!

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Gone Quiltin’

Working for a couple of hours on a Gen Q project, then some of my own stuff. Including this beauty, which has been neglected. And there are blogs for Gen Q, prep for Steve's Sew & Vac and BU prep. Oh dearie me! I am so HAPPY! Catch ya later! Teri PS watch this space… Continue reading Gone Quiltin’

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Fun stuff and teaching events

Well, last night was something of a surprise.  Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero tagged me in a facebook post letting me know that our quilt, Feather Zone, was chosen as the quilt on the bookmark for Quilt Expo in September. This is so cool. So.stinkin'.cool. Feather Zone will most likely be at Quilt Expo with Jeanie in the… Continue reading Fun stuff and teaching events

bernina, quilting, Teri Lucas

The sound of silence

Well, I'll be quiet here until about November 18th.  I am in the middle of quilting the quilt pictured here which will take every free moment I have between now and then.  I'm quilting Quantum Leap (pieced by Jeanie Sumrall-Ajero) There will be lots and lots of bubbles - I can tell you the stitch… Continue reading The sound of silence

bernina, Kaleidoscope Collections

Quilting, bubbling, quilting

Sing it with me now, "Tiny Bubbles" I'm still stitching tiny bubbles. Tiny Bubbles here, tiny bubbles there. Tiny Bubbles Everywhere! I'm stitching tiny bubbles.  And occasionally checking in on my stitch count.  It's fun to stitch for a while and watch the stitch count go up.  As of the time of this post I'm… Continue reading Quilting, bubbling, quilting

Kaleidoscope Collections, learning, quilting, Teri Lucas

Choosing thread

One of the Friars used to say, "Blessed are the Surprise-able for they shall be surprised".  As quilters I think we're among the surprise-able when we work on our quilts no matter how much we plan there is always a level of surprise when the quilt is complete. There is always something that happens along… Continue reading Choosing thread

Kaleidoscope Collections, photos, quilt shows, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads

AQS Lancaster

Road tripping is always a delight.  Road tripping with 3 friends is priceless.  Our first stop: Ladyfingers Sewing in Oley PA.  Well our first "stop" was Wegmans for provisions, ie chocolate and fruit.  I just missed Gail, however I did not miss one of my very favorite fabric lines, Robert Kaufmans Radiance.  I picked up… Continue reading AQS Lancaster