There is nothing like multiple deadlines all rolling into one really busy six weeks that says let's get everything done all on the same day. Yesterday I mentioned I'd been sick, and sleeping was about all I could manage for the entire weekend. So, I slept. You may remember a while back I wrote "caution… Continue reading Cotton Cuts Charity Mystery Hop
this looks like a hot mess, and in a way it is. what you can't see is the ever growing pile o'holyscraps over there ----------> I've wanted to make a kaleidoscope quilt for a long time. Even designing one in a program but not quite getting what I needed out of it. So Sizzix comes… Continue reading Kaleidoscope – Dreams do come true
I have fallen in love. The Sizzix Big Shot Pro arrived on my doorstep a few weeks ago. After taking it out of the box, and opening the box with the dies, changing locations twice, it sat there humming a little tune looking for my attention. Well, it's mechanical, it doesn't really hum. You're a… Continue reading Where have you been all my life?
A few weeks ago I offered to make a quilt for Maria from Pinwheels, you see she has some new Oakshott cottons of the striped variety. Before I get there Pinwheels is now open in Hurleyville, NY. Check out this facebook video. Congratulations Maria I will get there soon and oh I have an idea!… Continue reading This might be fun!
A while back I started working on the Cherrywood Van Gogh Challenge. I thought that I'd piece diamonds, and either set them into a Starry Night type of background or applique them down. Well, something went all wonky and I set those pieced aside to use them in a different project at some other time,… Continue reading Beginning Again
https://www.instagram.com/p/BT9xco2B4RA/?taken-by=terilucas I finished quilting a quilt top this afternoon. It was so fun. The quilting is decidedly not my usual style, but the quilt is so fun and quirky. Along the top of the quilt I wrote "hello" all over it, and quilted in the hashtag #quiltsrule https://www.instagram.com/p/BT9pDTUh2Dg/?taken-by=terilucas In a few places I wrote… Continue reading A little bit of this and a little bit of that
By Teri Lucas Community Editor, and quilter Quilting for others is something I rarely do. However, when Diane Magidson of SewBatik asked me to quilt a beautiful red and oatmeal batik quilt for the SewBatik booth at the recent Road to California show, I was, well, giddy. While simple in color, the complexity of the…… Continue reading Reblog – In the Zone: A Quilting Process Tale
While I was in Savannah I got sick. The technical term: convention crud, it's been a while since having a cold and this one kind of did me in. Taking two multi-hour naps in one day should have given me a bit of a clue, right? Being tired from being sick, and wanting to get… Continue reading New Rule: No stitching when I’m actually sick
First up Social Media: Find me on Facebook here, here, and here. Find me on Instagram here, and here. Find me on Twitter @terilucas Then there's this: I'm heading off to the QuiltFest of NJ today. I hope to see you there. I am at the end of a cold so I'll understand if you don't… Continue reading Quiltfest of NJ, Social Media and Character
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