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An Early Morning Quilt Market Report

Please permit me a bit of a reminisce and reflection here. It'll only take a moment. I started attending when I took the Associate Editor position with Generation Q Magazine. Quilt Market will always hold a bit of magic and mystery. That first Market felt overwhelming, and I felt, like so many others, as though I… Continue reading An Early Morning Quilt Market Report

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Of Super Balls and Classes

First up the class: And Now What?! Doodle Your way to Better Quilting Saturday July 14 Quilt Basket - Wappingers Falls NY. They are moving from Pawling to Summerlin Plaza 942 Route 376 Wappingers Falls, NY. Sign ups will be Mavailable soon.https://www.instagram.com/p/BinIw0pAv3t/?taken-by=terilucas The last week or so there are a whole big bunch of ideas bouncing around… Continue reading Of Super Balls and Classes

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Quilted Block of the Month: Kaleidoscope whole cloth edition

Saturday turned out to be an amazing day. My sweetie and I took advantage of some time together at home to rearrange the furniture in the living room. There's something cathartic about making changes that begins to free the creativity in my soul. On Saturdays post I chatted about taking a detour while working on… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month: Kaleidoscope whole cloth edition

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A needed detour

Lately upon entering the sewing room there is a strong sense of being overwhelmed with ideas. Lots of ideas tumbling over, and over each seeking the deserved attention. While writing that sentence an idea to make a whole cloth using 60 weight thread in the top and bobbin popped into my head. I think I'm… Continue reading A needed detour

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On Making a Quilt for Market

Please pardon the angle of the photo, the layout is on my ironing board as I'm using a product that is still in the design phase and I can't show it just yet. This is the beginning of a second quilt for the Sew Much Cosplay booth at International Quilt Market. I had an idea,… Continue reading On Making a Quilt for Market

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Quilted Block of the Month – September 2017

  So, September and October can be a bit dodgy posting regularly. I'm learning how to use the Floriani Total Control U digitizing software. A friend asked me for some help with a bit of digitizing. I'd imported a photo into FTCU and told the software to do it's thing. I couldn't remember what I… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month – September 2017

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A Trip to PNQE

Yep, that's what happened. I took the two plus hour trip to PNQE at the Oaks Sunday morning. I went just to go. Most shockingly of all - duhn duhn duh - I went by Myself. While this isn't anything unusual, I went to visit with friends. That's it. Visit. I didn't buy anything. I… Continue reading A Trip to PNQE

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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

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Quilted Block of the Month August 2017

I may have let out a little bit squeal when the idea hit for how to quilt this last section of this August Block. I've been playing with curved cross hatching a lot lately and loving it. In giving thought to the shape, that corners look like a house and wanting the Visual to draw… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month August 2017

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Thankful Thursday

So I'm pausing today to be thankful for all of the amazing people in my life: My sweetie, for saying, "Yes" every single day. Bruce and Diane, for making and creating beautiful fabric, and loads of encouragement. Paula Reid who's been a friend since my first teaching gig in Knoxville, TN. Her batt scooters are… Continue reading Thankful Thursday