quilt, quilting, Teri Lucas, terificreations

Reminders are a Quilters Best Friend

My favorite boss of all time said frequently, "We don't need new teaching, we need reminders." I'm going add that learning and teaching the basics is essential. A while back I wrote a post on having "the talk" Around the same time I wrote this on a popular social media site: You are a smart,… Continue reading Reminders are a Quilters Best Friend

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Quilting/Embroidery Problem Solving

The other day I posted this, "While working on some embroidery I thought my machine had a problem. I'd get started stitching and the stabilizer would tear, the thread was building up underneath in a most unbecoming way. Re-threaded, cleaned, oiled, changed the needle, checked the stitch plate. Still happening. I decided to change the… Continue reading Quilting/Embroidery Problem Solving

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Sharing because this is brilliant

Years ago when message boards, and blogs were the social media of the day one of the tips I saw, and supported was practicing machine quilting for 20 minutes a day really adds up over time. I wrote about this in I figure I'm about 1/2 way there. This morning Ebony Love posted Find More… Continue reading Sharing because this is brilliant

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For the first time in ages

I get to go to the next guild meeting! I can't tell you the last time that attending was possible. Not complaining, just sayin' that working in the city cramped my quilting style would be something of an understatement. I've missed my quilting peeps. Over the last couple of days I've actually spent some time stitching, writing… Continue reading For the first time in ages

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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