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February 17, 2019
Building vs Rehab from Terificreations's Weblog

This post is a reflection, focusing on recent drive time thinking of the difference between building new vs rehabbing established based on my Word of the Year, Build. It’s very quilterly, and rather nostalgic. Thirty years ago now, oh it feels so long ago, I was in the middle of a volunteer service year at… Continue reading Building vs Rehab

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February 7, 2019
Huntington Quilters Guild & Quilts are Made of Memories from Terificreations's Weblog

A big Thank You! to Alyson Jean and Jean Ruvel for the invitation to speak at the Huntington Quilters Guild on Tuesday night. I really enjoyed sharing the quilt stories with you. Over the few days in the car prior to the Trunk Show thoughts of what I’d say flew through my mind and often… Continue reading Huntington Quilters Guild & Quilts are Made of Memories

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December 27, 2018
Build from Terificreations's Weblog

I commented to a friend that BUILD is such a great word for 2019, at least for me. This morning while working on what my day will look like I hit this moment of overwhelm that nearly stopped me in my tracks. Said friend reminded me to take a deep breath, and that I can… Continue reading Build

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December 10, 2018
Blog Tour: Free-motion Quilting from Ordinary to Extraordinary from Terificreations's Weblog

Free-motion Quilting from Ordinary to Extraordinary: 3 Steps to Joyful Machine Stitching in 21 DaysJenny K LyonC&T Publishing96 pages, 8 1/2 x 11softcover, $27.99; eBook, $22.99 Learning to free-motion quilt is daunting as there are a lot of moving parts, literally. In Free-motion Quilting From Ordinary to Extraordinary Jenny takes us through our awkward teenage… Continue reading Blog Tour: Free-motion Quilting from Ordinary to Extraordinary

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December 4, 2018
It’s Social Media Official Peeps from Terificreations's Weblog

Right over there I have a big, somewhat orderly tub, filled with line cards, caps, and a whole lot of work. On Saturday I announced on fb that I’m now an Independent Sales Rep for Northcott Fabrics, Banyan Batiks, and Figo. I’m just now bringing it here as I’ve been looking at the lines, building… Continue reading It’s Social Media Official Peeps

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November 30, 2018
Happy Friday Peeps, Let’s do This from Terificreations's Weblog

And then I posted, “I lost 5 pounds. Okay it was 5 pounds of paper that I put into recycle while looking for that thing I lost. But it was 5 pounds. So I guess you know I lost something. This happening reminded me of that day when best laid plans get set aside to… Continue reading Happy Friday Peeps, Let’s do This

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November 15, 2018
Blog Tour: Doll Dress Boutique by Erin Hentzel from Terificreations's Weblog

Doll Dress Boutique: a dress for every occasion = sew 40+ projects for 18” dolls Erin Hentzel of Avery Lane Sewing C&T Publishing 64 pages plus 16 page pattern pullout 8.5×11 Softcover: $22.95 e-book: $18.99 I met Erin in Salt Lake City at Spring International Quilt Market in 2014 where her first book, Sew in Style… Continue reading Blog Tour: Doll Dress Boutique by Erin Hentzel

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November 11, 2018
Gratitude Sunday from Terificreations's Weblog

We’re eleven days from Thanksgiving. Eleven. Please don’t be shocked by my admission that I had to look this up. These last two weeks have been full and thinking about this particular date is superseded by that fullness. While perusing blogs this morning I read this repost by Cheryl on God’s Grace and Mom’s Alzheimers beginning… Continue reading Gratitude Sunday

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November 9, 2018
Coffee Clatch Friday Blog Style from Terificreations's Weblog

Good morning quilty friends In a few weeks I’m bringing Coffee Clatch Thursdays to live video on TerifiCreations by Teri Lucas. If you’re unfamiliar with Coffee Clatch days I throw out some random question on my facebook page and you get to answer. Questions might include Peanut butter cups or Mallow Cups? How do you… Continue reading Coffee Clatch Friday Blog Style

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November 8, 2018
Celebrating a Half-Century from Terificreations's Weblog

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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November 2, 2018
Fall Quilt Market ready for Schoolhouse from Terificreations's Weblog

The sun isn’t yet beginning to shine light on this new day. Houston is already buzzing with the sounds of a city waking up, cars honking, the shooshing of early morning traffic, buses stopping, the city is humming. In just a couple of hours the quilting professionals converge on the convention center to see what’s… Continue reading Fall Quilt Market ready for Schoolhouse

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October 29, 2018
Getting Ready for Quilt Market from Terificreations's Weblog

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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October 26, 2018
Reminders are a Quilters Best Friend from Terificreations's Weblog

My favorite boss of all time said frequently, “We don’t need new teaching, we need reminders.” I’m going add that learning and teaching the basics is essential. A while back I wrote a post on having “the talk“ Around the same time I wrote this on a popular social media site: You are a smart,… Continue reading Reminders are a Quilters Best Friend

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October 24, 2018
Coming soon from Terificreations's Weblog

Sometime after Quilt Market I’m going to start having Coffee Clatch live on either Wednesday or Thursday. I love drinking coffee, chatting with quilters. So it’s a match made for social media. Let’s see what fun we can get into. Quilt Market is coming very soon. I have a backpack and a purse to make,… Continue reading Coming soon

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October 20, 2018
Quilting/Embroidery Problem Solving from Terificreations's Weblog

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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October 3, 2018
Book Review Day: A Two-fer from Terificreations's Weblog

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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October 1, 2018
Remnants, Fat Quarters, Bits, Pieces from Terificreations's Weblog

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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September 22, 2018
Blog Tour: Tie One On by Scott Hansen, Banyan Batiks from Terificreations's Weblog

Scott Hansen. Dang this guy is wildly talented, eclectic, with an eye for design. In my world talent means a lot of hard work, choosing a path all your own, making the things you seen in your head come to life in actual quilts. This line, Tie One On (Banyan Batiks, a division of Northcott… Continue reading Blog Tour: Tie One On by Scott Hansen, Banyan Batiks

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September 20, 2018
This Week in Three from Terificreations's Weblog

This week I’ve been piecing a quilt top for a blog tour with Scott Hansen of Blue Nickel Studios and Banyan Batiks, which happens Saturday, September 22nd. I’ve interviewed Scott, asking him all the weird and wonderful questions that befit a couple of Generation Q Magazine editors. There will be an opportunity to win a… Continue reading This Week in Three

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September 16, 2018
An Interview with Alex Anderson from Terificreations's Weblog

Often the work we do is a gift, in part for the work, in part for the people we meet along the way. People who set the tone of engaging quilters to explore the work they do, showing us options for that exploring. As a quilter, like all of us, she leads by example in… Continue reading An Interview with Alex Anderson

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