Cherrywood fabrics, color, impractical color wheel, machine quilting, quilt, quilt desgin, Quilted Block of the Month, quilting, Uncategorized

Can you believe this nonsense?

On a bright, lovely afternoon the stitching started badly. BADLY For some reason a birds nest built up on the back of a quilt as I stitched. Wow. Evicted that bit of nonsense forthwith, started stitching again. Not five minutes later I stitched a big pleat right into the front. Well. That little quilt is… Continue reading Can you believe this nonsense?

bernina, BERNINA Ambassador, character counts, Cherrywood fabrics, machine quilting, quilting, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

it all started when

my sweetie put the a/c in the window this morning. The last few days the desire to quilt several things has been held at bay while waiting for the a/c or the temperatures to cool down. Both happened today offering the opportunity to stitch. First up I made a postcard for the 1000 Postcards for… Continue reading it all started when

quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, thread, Whole Cloth Challenge

Whole Cloth Update

There is nothing quite so comforting as listening to the sewing machine as I quilt. It's a beautiful sound. As I look at this update and think about the comments on facebook and think about another project I'm working on (I think a lot!). So the question I get a lot is, "what comes next?"… Continue reading Whole Cloth Update

bernina, quilting, Teri Lucas

Making progress

Every once in a while I have a Southern Comfort Manhattan in memory of my mother-in-law. The other day was one of those days where her memory was very present in my heart. Here's to you Joy! Now back to our regularly scheduled program...QUILTING!I'm continuing to work on "I feel enormous in your Lilliputian world"… Continue reading Making progress

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The Quilt Speaks

I've been working on Serendipity As Well for a few weeks.  What started out as an experiment learning, playing & practicing with Superior's silk has become a series with two (nearly) complete pieces.  I have 3 pieces of silk left that will become part of the series.  One is a cream & light brown plaid… Continue reading The Quilt Speaks