machine quilting, quilt, quilt desgin, quilting, Teri Lucas, terificreations

Celebrating a Half-Century

Celebrating the big five-zero in ten short days. Some days I wonder where the time went, and some days I know exactly. I am grateful for the opportunity to be here, to become a quilter. I'm grateful for the struggles, and the joys. I'm grateful for those whose lives I've had the opportunity to spend… Continue reading Celebrating a Half-Century

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Getting Ready for Quilt Market

Laundry - started Back pack and purse - in process (Shannon Cuddle Suede see posts here) Hair - get a trim. Scheduling appointments Checking out the Quilt Market App to schedule School Houses. Debby and I are flying in on Thursday. PS go check out this quilt on Debby Brown Quilts. I'm in love. I'm… Continue reading Getting Ready for Quilt Market

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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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National Poetry Day

For the Rotten Poet The Rotten Poet spoke of Thanksgiving and Christmases bespoke of children far and near knowing full well they'd bend an ear when focusing a gazing eye the moment the email came through with the latest rotten poem followed the reading therein he followed not function or forum or really poetic decorum… Continue reading National Poetry Day

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Book Review Day: A Two-fer

Today is a rare two-fer day I get to review two books, and give away a copy of one of the books. Celtic Woven Knots Raymond Houston 72 pages $18.99 availabe on Nacho Grandma's Quilts link below. I first "met" Raymond Houston of Nacho Grandma's Quilts on Alex Anderson's first quilt show. He created a… Continue reading Book Review Day: A Two-fer

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Remnants, Fat Quarters, Bits, Pieces

Quilters have this thing for remnants. There exists in the community a myth that remnants, small bits and pieces left over from making clothes, is the traditional way to make quilts. While this is certainly part of the culture of quilting, a "making do" with whatcha got saved from bits and pieces of other things… Continue reading Remnants, Fat Quarters, Bits, Pieces

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Blog Tour: Tie One On by Scott Hansen, Banyan Batiks

UPDATE: Congratulations to: Comment #18 Betty who won the fat quarter bundle from Banyan Batiks Comment #68 Tina Kercher who won the quilt (US ONLY PLEASE) I will contact both of you this week. Scott Hansen. Dang this guy is wildly talented, eclectic, with an eye for design. In my world talent means a lot… Continue reading Blog Tour: Tie One On by Scott Hansen, Banyan Batiks