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Of Newsletters, Exciting Times, and Surprises

I'm started an e-Newsletter, (click on the link to sign up please, the first one goes out sometime today. I'm in the midst of changing what I can on the website so that I'm able to put a full on link to join. I'll be offering some special, book related content and sharing with you… Continue reading Of Newsletters, Exciting Times, and Surprises

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Moving, a Journey

I've started walking around the hotel parking lot while listening to Pokey Bolton's Instagram conversations with quilting peeps. Hotel parking lot you say? Why yes. The physical move from NY to TX is about 1/2 complete. We arrived in Texas on Thursday evening after four days on the road. While at one hotel I'd made… Continue reading Moving, a Journey

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Village Squares Quilters & a Reminder

While talking with a friend and shop owner this post from 2014/2017 came up in conversation. I wrote: I hereby propose that the word “JUST” be permanently removed from the Quilters Lexicon. I’m just a beginner I’m just a traditional quilter I’m just a new paper piecer I’m just I’m just I’m just We are… Continue reading Village Squares Quilters & a Reminder

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Quilted Block of the Month

Oh wow! So I posted in the Quilted Block of the Month group for the first time in over seven months. I thought it was longer, so win! The intervening months have been full writing, quilting, and sales related road trips all over New York state & New Jersey covering my territory. I have a… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month

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A Name and a Purpose

Hang with me here friends this is going to take a moment to work through. Sometimes the swirling, whirling inside my head makes it impossible to work until I can see the thing I want and need to do in my head. https://www.instagram.com/p/BlgEoVlj_4f/?taken-by=terilucas Sometimes the quilts just show me who they are. Sometimes they show… Continue reading A Name and a Purpose

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On Becoming a Machine Quilter

A sultry summer day in the City with quilting friends leads to sharing stories over coffee and cookies. The how of being where we are as quilting teachers is often humorous. The image on the left holds within it's stitches the beginnings. My Sweetie's Quilt took a wee bit longer to make than intended. It… Continue reading On Becoming a Machine Quilter

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It’ll be a backpack!

A wee bit ago I started quilting a yard of fabric with the full intention of binding it and giving it to friends for display in their booth. Yeah well life sometimes gets in the way. Best laid plans. Hand baskets et al. Finished Quilting: Saturday afternoon. Started Cutting: Sunday morning. Started thinking and thinking… Continue reading It’ll be a backpack!

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Round Up

Yesterday Tracy and I did something we haven't been able to do in a long while, facebook live for Generation Q Magazine. Due to a technical snafu we ended up doing two: Tracy Teri In the comments are links to each one of the products we mention. Lisa Archer is having a Berry Sweet Embroidery… Continue reading Round Up

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Ten Year Blog Anniversary

Well Happy Blog-versary to me! I'm thrilled to have brought my blog over to WordPress. This was a good move for me as this platform offers enough flexibility and room for growth, allowing me to change this into a website, and eventually I hope to be able to do some e-commerce down the road. In… Continue reading Ten Year Blog Anniversary

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Color Wheel

I like color. A lot. I like how color plays. I like how color sings. I like how color behaves, misbehaves, swirls, whirls, blends, hides, shows off and generally is itself. Joen Wolfrom appeared on Simply Quilts some long time ago, talking about color. She talked about the 3-in-1 color tool, how it's used in… Continue reading Color Wheel