book, Book Review, piecing, quilt, quilting, Teri Lucas, terificreations

Book Review Day: A Two-fer

Today is a rare two-fer day I get to review two books, and give away a copy of one of the books. Celtic Woven Knots Raymond Houston 72 pages $18.99 availabe on Nacho Grandma's Quilts link below. I first "met" Raymond Houston of Nacho Grandma's Quilts on Alex Anderson's first quilt show. He created a… Continue reading Book Review Day: A Two-fer

bernina, piecing, Sew Batik, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

Building Character in a teeny tiny way

It's so cool to find the right tools to work on piecing quilt tops. This ByAnnie stiletto is different than others in that the metal stiletto has some texture to it, giving just a little bit of extra grip. There are a few flat spots along the wooden shaft giving a comfortable grip. This morning I… Continue reading Building Character in a teeny tiny way

Aurifil, Cherrywood fabrics, fun, machine quilting, Superior Threads

Let me chat you up about Go Mini or Go Home

You may not know this about me but I'm 5' tall. (This comes in very handy at the shop where I work - I can demonstrate what 1 2/3 yards looks like rather easily.) So going mini in piecing was an eventuality. My quilts have gotten smaller and smaller over the last few years. They… Continue reading Let me chat you up about Go Mini or Go Home

Cherrywood fabrics, color, fabric, quilt desgin, quilting, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas

Mini-me Round 2!

It's hard not to sometimes, post on facebook that is but I know not everyone who reads my blog follows me on facebook.  I'm okay with that so for those of you who follow me on facebook, some of this will be a bit of a repeat. As an opening aside Keith sent the next… Continue reading Mini-me Round 2!