Quilted Block of the Month, Sew Batik, Sizzix, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

Quilted Block of the Month September 2017 Week 1

If you've been following on Instagram you may have taken a gander at this: https://www.instagram.com/p/BXd2DDuB-KX/?taken-by=terilucas I've been working on a batik kaleidoscope quilt on and off over the last several weeks. It all started with the Sizzix Big Shot Pro, having the ability to cut the pieces quickly, cleanly and easily. There are a couple of… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month September 2017 Week 1

machine quilting, quilt, Quilted Block of the Month, quilting, Sew Batik, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

August Block of the Month An Original

Technical difficulties sometimes present big problems. Other times they are opportunities for learning. Something went screwy a while back, causing something to happen to the version of Microsoft Office installed on my computer. I have an open source that I can use for documents, power point presentations, and graphics, it's simply not as intuitive as… Continue reading August Block of the Month An Original

bernina, machine quilting, quilt, Quilted Block of the Month, quilting, Uncategorized

Quilted Block of the Month: That corner bit

    Finishing is such a good thing. And finishing this first block of the month was fun for me. This week got away from me a bit, the block reveal will be soon. The one motif I didn't cover yet is the suns in the lower right hand corner. What I like about this,… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month: That corner bit

character counts, machine quilting, quilt, quilt desgin, Quilted Block of the Month, quilting, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

Quilted Block of the Month Part 3

"How do you get from here to there?" she asked. I promised to show her. When stitching on a pieced block, the ditch is your bestie. The ribbon candy ended at the peak, to start the next wedge there are two options: stop, tie off the thread, then restart in the next wedge. A viable… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month Part 3

bernina, BERNINA Ambassador, machine quilting, quilt, Quilted Block of the Month, quilting, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, thread, Uncategorized

July Quilted Block of the month part 2

Last week we focused on the "bones" also known as stitching in the ditch. When you're working on a quilt it's not a "have to do" rather, it's a good thing to do. When working on something like @play the bones get stitched as these would be the ditch in a pieced quilt top. Finer… Continue reading July Quilted Block of the month part 2

character counts, machine quilting, quilt, Quilted Block of the Month, quilting, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

A wee nip o’character

This one section of the Quilted Block of the Month that starts on Saturday. I just want to point out that my lines aren't perfect. Sometimes when quilting I get to thinking about things, or looking through the wrong part of my lenses. If, and only IF this were a competition quilt I'd rip that… Continue reading A wee nip o’character