2018 Word of the Year, blogging friends, friends, machine quilting, quilt, quilting, Uncategorized

Well, I didn’t see that coming

I can always tell when I'm a bit stressed as blogging and quilting become a bit of a challenge. Several posts are in the drafts folder waiting for inspiration, and perhaps something else, the trash bin, the right time? Writing ideas are much like quilt ideas: right time, right place, right skill-level - the words… Continue reading Well, I didn’t see that coming

character counts, quilt, quilting, Sew Batik, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

if at first you don’t succeed

  Outside my front window the Mockingbird is chasing the Blue Jay away from the berries on the Dogwood. The Mockingbird's nest is towards the top of the tree so apparently the tree belongs to it. (I don't know the difference between the males and females.) Spring happens in just about fourteen days, to say… Continue reading if at first you don’t succeed

bernina, machine quilting, quilting, tutorials

Quilty Questions Answered

Quilters always have questions and I'm always happy to answer! I put a call out on my facebook page asking for questions then mentioned here that I'd answer quilty questions. First up from Betty Jo: "Since I know you are a Bernina girl also, how do you set your tension for using metallic threads when… Continue reading Quilty Questions Answered

bernina, quilt shows, Superior Threads, teaching

I started this piece titled, "Serendipity the Third Time Around" about a week or so ago.  It's going to be wending its way to a temporary home Monday.  More about that in a different post at a later date when I can.  It's about 12 x 12, the fabric is silk, both the top and… Continue reading

articles, quilting

Quilting Arts Feb/Mar issue

I'm so excited to share with you that I have an article on effective practice for machine quilters in this issue of Quilting Arts.  I can hardly wait to see it.  Well, I've seen the article it self, but in context of the issue itself and the other articles in the issue. I sent in… Continue reading Quilting Arts Feb/Mar issue