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Celebrating a Half-Century

Celebrating the big five-zero in ten short days. Some days I wonder where the time went, and some days I know exactly. I am grateful for the opportunity to be here, to become a quilter. I'm grateful for the struggles, and the joys. I'm grateful for those whose lives I've had the opportunity to spend… Continue reading Celebrating a Half-Century

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From a Retreat to You

I spent last weekend at a retreat, not quilt related, but one that seriously bolstered my commitment to building up the Quilting Community. In one of the talks we heard a saying from Trinidad that goes something like, "It is not my business what you think of me". Weirdly both my pens and phone were… Continue reading From a Retreat to You

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On Second Chances

A couple of weeks ago I posted this: https://www.instagram.com/p/BlgEoVlj_4f/?taken-by=terilucas Something of an unofficial hint. Last night I had phone call with one one of the folks with C&T, while there are a couple of details to work out (mostly timeline) I am writing a quilting book. Giving up writing my first accepted book was and… Continue reading On Second Chances

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Quilting This Week

A Name and a Purpose is taking shape and form.  Meet "Lenny" in process. The overall look will change over time as the overall idea takes shape. Thread spools sit next to the machine excitedly waving for attention at each thread change. Sometimes they get picked, sometimes I head to the drawer for another color. They'll… Continue reading Quilting This Week

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Stay Tuned

My sweetie and I visited family for a few days. My machine was hot, and the ideas flowed freely. As soon as I can I'll get some decent shots of the quilt I worked on I'll share. Until then please check out and follow me on Instagram. This week promises a book review, or two.… Continue reading Stay Tuned

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On Becoming a Machine Quilter

A sultry summer day in the City with quilting friends leads to sharing stories over coffee and cookies. The how of being where we are as quilting teachers is often humorous. The image on the left holds within it's stitches the beginnings. My Sweetie's Quilt took a wee bit longer to make than intended. It… Continue reading On Becoming a Machine Quilter