It takes time

Another friend’s quilty journey is shared today on Teri Lucas’ blog. Please, take a moment to read this and, perhaps, wander back to some of her previous posts. They are filled with beautiful, inspirational example of her DSM quilting. So, grab a cuppa, sit back and enjoy!!!! THEN….spend some moments in …….. practice, practice, practice………….. Have an awesome weekend!!!!!! Doreen

TerifiCreations by Teri Lucas

hand quilting 001Spending time quilting is a great joy. When I get to I relish each and every moment, particularly when I get lost in the stitching and lose track of what’s going on around me. It’s freeing, meditative, relaxing and joyous all in the same moment.

49-pieces-of-chocolat-flower-close-upQuilting wasn’t always that way. It was downright painful and hard. Sometimes things would be so awful that I’d knock my head on the front of the sewing machine or leave the room in sheer frustration. The tension was off the stitches were uneven, ranging from so tiny that no seam ripper ever invented would ever fit to toe catcher size. Pigtails formed on the back of the quilt as I’d stitch in one place for just a wee bit too long. I didn’t know how to fix it, any of it. It didn’t help that the common practice was floor it.
gizmos-tote-full-sizeEventually, with the help…

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About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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