bernina, I did it again, Kaleidoscope Collections, Teri Lucas

New York Botanical Gardens Train Show

        After weeks of very long days and not  meeting an obligation I have a down day.  We've been members of the Botanical Garden for years, joining when our youngest nephew was coming to visit for a few days...unfortunately the weather when he and his parents were here was rather yucky and we… Continue reading New York Botanical Gardens Train Show

Cherrywood fabrics, quilting

Inspired to Piece

Piecing.  It's not been very much of my quilterly life over the last few years as I've focused in on machine quilting and have in essence become a whole cloth quilter because I love to play.  Oh how I love to play at machine quilting.  Watching what develops under the needle is so exciting and… Continue reading Inspired to Piece

how to choose fabric, quilting, teaching

cheddar orange. . .who knew?

Well, someone knew. Back in 2003 or 2004,  I went to Lancaster for the first time for the Quilters Heritage Celebration a quilter quilted cheddar orange cotton.  I remember saying aloud this quilter was crazy.  Another quilter said she's brave.  I'm inclined to agree with the 2nd quilter.  Well now I am, back then I… Continue reading cheddar orange. . .who knew?

art, articles, quilting, Superior Threads

Quilting Arts April May Issue

See this cover? <---- this one right here? I have an article in this magazine on quilting Faux Suede. I started quilting faux suede several years ago because it's pretty (I have a love of solid color fabrics), durable and at the time I needed a new pocket book as the one I'd been carrying… Continue reading Quilting Arts April May Issue