Teaching:Quilt Festival Beginner Free Motion Quilting Road to California: All Classes and I'll have a Special Exhibit and opportunities to sign Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting. Stay Tuned for more information on both shows. ____________________________________ KNOCK! KNOCK! This is opportunity knocking on your door: Sometimes opportunities happen at just that right moment. Richard Kennair of… Continue reading A Wee bit o this and that
It all starts about mid-May every year. Sweet, sweet memories of the beginnings of the preparation for our wedding. Figuring out what we could do. Finding a wedding dress in the City for under my budget. Finding wedding rings. And those oh so comfortable moments when one gets super frustrated because this is a big… Continue reading Pardon me While I get a bit Sentimental
That crack at the back of the drawer, splitting the back brace piece explained part of why opening/closing it is difficult. That and the bowing drawer bottoms. Sigh. When I bought this drawer unit it seemed perfect. The drawers are wide, and deep able to accommodate a lot of thread. I did not, however, give… Continue reading Cascade
So Quilt Market. Wow. So many moments of Gratitude. So many. This will not be in any way complete however this full heart can not help but express the gratitude, an honor, I've experienced. This Quilt Market has been amazing. There are so many people to thank both directly and indirectly. First up my Sweetie,… Continue reading The Stuff of Gratitude
September is shaping up to be a full month. I'm inviting you to join me at the Quilt Bug Saturday the 14th. I'll be showing batik quilts from Benartex and demoing piecing, and quilting with these delightful fabrics. Sunday the 22nd I'll be at The Quilted Nest in Collingswood NJ at the official Kick Off… Continue reading On the schedule, come join me!
At Fall Market while looking for another quilter I met Tracy Lee, owner of Sew Thankful. We had a bit of a mutual admiration society with each other. We've both been following each other for a long time. And quilters she's someone I'd always wanted to meet. How I came to know Tracy's business, Sew… Continue reading An Interview with: Tracy Lee of Sew Thankful
Beauty Beyond Bones is one of my fave non-quilt related blogs. Caralyn speaks honestly about anorexia, recovery from anorexia, and more. In the linked blog post she's speaking of a trip to Spain to travel the Camino de Santiago. Her description of the whole-head, clear eyed fish served for lunch in their hotel. This reminded… Continue reading A Most Memorable Date
A Name and a Purpose is taking shape and form. Meet "Lenny" in process. The overall look will change over time as the overall idea takes shape. Thread spools sit next to the machine excitedly waving for attention at each thread change. Sometimes they get picked, sometimes I head to the drawer for another color. They'll… Continue reading Quilting This Week
In such an amazing way: https://www.instagram.com/p/BhcSii2DaPO/?taken-by=terilucas It all started with getting a Herculean task done. And then: https://www.instagram.com/p/BhcZRiCjbIN/?taken-by=terilucas A New Moon Rises https://www.instagram.com/p/BhccwjOjuxr/?taken-by=terilucas It's really difficult when Creativity ebbs, especially when it ebbs because of every day life. It's glorious when it returns. Rejoice with me quilters. I have ideas swirling in my head for… Continue reading Something shifted
On a bright, lovely afternoon the stitching started badly. BADLY For some reason a birds nest built up on the back of a quilt as I stitched. Wow. Evicted that bit of nonsense forthwith, started stitching again. Not five minutes later I stitched a big pleat right into the front. Well. That little quilt is… Continue reading Can you believe this nonsense?