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Quilting is a journey, presenting many opportunities to explore creativity.  This present path has me exploring thread – of all fiber and weight -and the delightful work that comes from letting go and seeing what comes next.  The endless possibilities are exciting.

Teaching machine quilting is one of my very favorite experiences.  As the students begin to get the process and understand how all of the components come together the excitement builds.  I work toward an understanding of how each component from tension & needles to batting and fabric choices all effect machine quilting and how minor adjustment will allow the machine quilting process to flow more smoothly.  ”You can do this!” is often spoken in class with the gentle reminder that the process will take a little time and that’s fine. Writing and designing patters is an exciting part of my Quilt Life that I’m honored to take part in.  These opportunities to share and teach and grow as a quilter. I am Teri Lucas a… wife married 19 years to the love of my life!
quilter for 18 years and can hardly wait to see what comes next! machine quilting teacher currently teaching at Hartsdale Fabrics in Hartsdale, NY

Artists Statement:

Spontaneous serendipity describes my path of quilting in my two most recent series of quilts.  The City series and the Serendipity series push the traditional boundaries of whole cloth quilt making.  These unique quilts explore how thread, color and fiber affects the overall design of the quilt. This approach flows into my teaching as I encourage students to venture beyond their initial impressions and see where that may lead them in their quilting adventures.

 

Award Winning Quilts

2009 “Twilight in the Bronx” 2nd place Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show,

Honorable Mention A Quilters Gathering

2008 “When Alex & Jinny met in NY, Beauty Happened” 2nd place Maine Quilts

 

Pattern Designer

Marcus Brothers

Provence Flannel

Wild Style

Floralane

RitDye

Shibori Valance

Shibori Squared Pillow

Shibori Pot Holder

Shibori Grocery Tote

Shibori Twist Quilt

 

Pattern Tester

Benartex

 

Publications

2011 Quilting Arts article Feb/Mar 2011 Effective Practice for Free-Motion Quilting

2011 The Quilt Life April Be Our Guest Finding Your Quilterly Voice

2010 Fons & Porter Love of Quilting Nov/Dec Jazzy Stars with Sarah Vedeler

2010 Machine Quilting Unlimited “Moon Over Manhattan”

2010 The Quilt Life August Be Our Guest What do you do when…

2009 International Quilt Festival November Quilt Scene article Machine Quilting: Starting Right

 

Television

2011 Fons & Porter Episode 1705 Jazzy Stars with Sarah Vedeler

2009 Quilting Arts TV Episode 503 Machine Quilting tips & Hints

 

Professional Organizations

National Quilt Association

American Quilt Association

International Quilt Association

 
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