beauty, C&T Publishing, machine quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics

A deeper sense of Gratitude

Here I am at Quilt Market, the trade show for the industry. This is where all of the new and trendy stuff just is. I've been posting pics of facebook for both Generation Q Magazine and myself. To say that I am having fun would be an understatement. To say that I'm working hard would… Continue reading A deeper sense of Gratitude

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!


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

in my opinion

Word of the year

At the beginning of January I chose EPIC as my word of the year. Many other quilters and artists gave their words and reflected on why they chose their word of the year. Sometimes this is accompanied by a reflection on the previous years word, sometimes not. I can say with absolute certainty 2013 has… Continue reading Word of the year