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Tuesday Afternoon Ponderings

You know I think a lot, you've seen that in my quilts. I submitted a Sample Chapter and am still thinking about things that need to be in that chapter. I keep reminding myself that it doesn't have to be perfect. It just doesn't. That thinking though, sometimes just keeps going. I'm sharing a couple… Continue reading Tuesday Afternoon Ponderings

machine quilting, quilt, quilting, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

Towards Craftsmanship and story telling

Someone posted this Carhartt video of Jason Momoa crafting a story surrounding his life, craft, finding his life's purpose, learning to enjoy life through acting. He speaks with https://www.facebook.com/Designspiration/videos/1326108597451982/ great love of his wife, and their children. Jason speaks with passion about his mom's influence on his life, that she taught him to skateboard, and… Continue reading Towards Craftsmanship and story telling

fun, quilt fiction, Teri Lucas

Inventing quilting

A way back when, that moment I invented quilting the full expectation of the breadth and scope of quilting, in all its various forms and functions I saw in full clarity. Inventing quilting was pretty hard work, well worth the effort I'd say. Watching quilters and quilt making take this delightful turn from utilitarian blankets… Continue reading Inventing quilting

beauty, quilting

Play date part 2

I must admit that whenever I get my hot little hands on Melanie's printed cloth I go all giddy. Last July Melly gave me some of her printed cloth and I made a quilt that has yet to be quilted. There is something different in Melanie's work now. The colors are richer, somehow more joyful… Continue reading Play date part 2

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A good, old-fashioned book report

"a single thread" - Marie Bostwick I'm a weird-o, I prefer to read on a Kindle than hold a book in my hand.  Okay, the weird-o part has never been a secret. Being able to change the background and highlight/underline passages without defacing a book is just priceless and a gift. So since this is… Continue reading A good, old-fashioned book report