blog hop, blogging friends, fabric, how to choose fabric, Must Have Fabs, Uncategorized

I Found the Perfect Yellows and other lines

Cottage Joy by Shannon Christensen Windham Fabrics. As I walked into the Windham booth at Quilt Market the bright, sunshine yellow caught my eye. This line has the PERFECT yellows. Warm and welcoming without being shocking and unsettling. These are the yellows to add to the stash. Shannon brought butter cups, mason jars, bees and… Continue reading I Found the Perfect Yellows and other lines

classes, machine quilting, quilt, Quilt Market, quilt shop, quilt shows, quilting, teaching, Uncategorized

Coming Soon!

Quilt Market might be over but the fun is just beginning. I am eagerly awaiting images for a few fabric lines I fell in love with. One of them has the PERFECT yellows. It was one of the happiest booths. In the booth next door I may have picked up a fat quarter bundle and… Continue reading Coming Soon!

machine quilting, quilt, Quilt Market, Uncategorized

An Early Morning Quilt Market Report

Please permit me a bit of a reminisce and reflection here. It'll only take a moment. I started attending when I took the Associate Editor position with Generation Q Magazine. Quilt Market will always hold a bit of magic and mystery. That first Market felt overwhelming, and I felt, like so many others, as though I… Continue reading An Early Morning Quilt Market Report

machine quilting, organizing, quilt, Quilted Block of the Month, quilting, Sizzix, Teri Lucas, terificreations

Tidying, Rearranging, and Gratitude

So the cool thing about being on social media is that asking just the right question will get an answer pretty dang quickly. Thank you John Kubiniec for reconnecting me with this amazing block: Letha's Electric Fan Here's one And another And one more - John designed this one for Windham Fabrics You may notice that… Continue reading Tidying, Rearranging, and Gratitude

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Character: explored beauty

Melanie Testa is by far one of the most joyful, and thoughtful quilters I've ever met. A beautiful, creative soul. One of my most treasured memories is having lunch with her and Elizabeth, we were on the receiving end of some seriously disapproving looks from because we were laughing so much. This still brings a… Continue reading Character: explored beauty

Quilt Market

Oh yes! I did

Have you ever wanted to do something. And did it because it would be fun. And then couldn't stop giggling when you think about it because you did it. I got onto an elevator, four people were facing me (the door were going to open on the other side) so I said, "okay everybody let's… Continue reading Oh yes! I did

fabric, lectures/trunk shows, quilting, Teri Lucas

Monday, Monday

Monday will be the last day to enter to win some of Melanie's fabric Meadowlark by Windham. Then you get to make a quilt. or a bag or a purse or a wall hanging or a. . .     PS - I've updated the lecture/workshop page... I added a presentation - If the Foot… Continue reading Monday, Monday