character counts, Cherrywood fabrics, machine quilting, quilting, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

Chocolate Cake and Quilting

When you're doing your work, when you're creating an offering, there's no more important question to answer than, "what sort of quality are we seeking here?" - Seth Godin Thinking clearly about quality. The sunset last night was something to behold, leaving me wishing for more photos or a video, the color changed so quickly.… Continue reading Chocolate Cake and Quilting

bernina, BERNINA Ambassador, character counts, Cherrywood fabrics, machine quilting, quilting, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, Uncategorized

it all started when

my sweetie put the a/c in the window this morning. The last few days the desire to quilt several things has been held at bay while waiting for the a/c or the temperatures to cool down. Both happened today offering the opportunity to stitch. First up I made a postcard for the 1000 Postcards for… Continue reading it all started when

Lucy's Nickles, machine quilting, quilt, quilting, teaching, Teri Lucas

Puddle Jumping

Every now and again in front of my machine I sit and stitch. That's it. There's no plan or purpose other than reconnecting with the machine and the rhythm of stitching. The stitching leads to thinking, that's sometimes a good thing, and sometimes not so much. Either way the level of enjoyment is increased with… Continue reading Puddle Jumping

B 790

It all started when

So, a few weeks ago I brought Jeannie, my BERNINA 790 home with me. BERNINA clearly tweaked a couple of things, the position of the bobbin, made the tension more responsive, and added some seriously cool features, like the stitch designer. The feature of the day "Adaptive Tension". As a quilter I'm accustomed to changing the tension… Continue reading It all started when

quilt, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads, thread

Decided to go ahead and do it!

I don't remember if I ever showed the full piece. A little taupe Radiance, a little silk batting, a little Superior Tiara Silk. Oh my. Have you seen this gorgeous variegated 50 weight silk thread? When they have the Tiara in the booth there will be a good chance that this little piece is in… Continue reading Decided to go ahead and do it!