teresacoates Did you think I forgot about #greatgrandmasquilt? Never. #handquilting #scrapquilt 21h
  •   birchandbirdsong What an amazing mix of fabrics! Is it really your great grandmas? Was it left unfinished? 20h
  •   teresacoates @birchandbirdsong Yes! She stitched it all by hand about 50 years ago. I've been hand quilting it (very slowly) for the past three years. Slowly, but surely. 20h
  •   teresacoates Oh, yes, she only pieced the top. My mom has two more that my great grandma made that I will eventually quilt, as well. :) 20h
  •   birchandbirdsong Wow! What an heirloom - such an honor to finish something which is part of your family history like that. I wonder how many of the fabrics were clothes worn by past generations of your family.... 20h
  •   teresacoates @birchandbirdsong From what I hear, it's all repurposed cloth and much of it from family members' clothing. I feel quite grateful for the chance to connect to my great grandma this way. 20h

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teresacoates Another week of #rowbyrowexperience craziness has already started. 2d

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teresacoates Organizing fabrics is tedious, but hey, now I know how much corduroy, denim, silk, voile, seersucker, flannel, oilcloth, knit, upholstery, leather, and linen I have. Moving on to quilting cottons... 3d
  •   la_bankerchic I sense a fellow fabric collector. I have all those others too but have mostly been sewing cottons recently, so all my wool, linen, corduroy, twill, gabardine, etc. Are languishing in storage bins. :-( 3d
  •   possumbambi I have to do this too. I'm just clearing out my sewing room. Was thinking of stacking the fabric vertically a la Marie Kondo... 3d

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teresacoates I have just a few Konas FQs (and some yardage) left... #omg303 #konacotton 3d

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teresacoates Dreaming of being up on Mt. Hood again, but there's too much work to be done at the sewing machine. Back to fabric pics today, I swear, my sewist friends. #latergram 3d

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teresacoates More than 10,000 naked bike riders in Portland tonight. I love this city. Seriously...watching heavy and thin, old and young, bike down the street and getting high fives and cheers makes me so happy. #bodypositivity 3d
  •   craftypod Heh! I guess the utterly non-chilly weather served them well! 3d
  •   teresacoates @craftypod It's the perfect weather!!! 3d
  •   keepcalmandcareyon That's amazing. One night in (2007 or 2010 in) Paris I randomly saw about 500+ roller bladders with rope lights or glow sticks or something go zooming through the street 90s style. 3d
  •   kupitis @cleaverr !!!!! 3d
  •   jmb_craftypickle The naked Eugene riders went past my kids the other day and OH MAN I have not heard the end of it! Love it! 3d
  •   cleaverr I wish I were in Portland tonight. I would've been one of them @kupitis 3d
  •   msalleycat @mistermocha check this out! 3d

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teresacoates A lovely pile of rocks, creek side, in the Columbia River Gorge. 3d

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teresacoates Why yes, I do hike in dresses. And man, did my boots get dirty! #camping 4d

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teresacoates The best part of this camping trip, by far. Just me and some deer on the hiking trail. 4d

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teresacoates All sass and handmade clothes since 1976. #tbt #stoleDadsglasses 6d

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teresacoates #Repost from @entropies -- pieced this baby for Luke during the Cali year and it is so amazing to see it complete.
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Let us collectively loose our mind at this #Quiltllaboration between @rachaeldorr and me. look at that quilting! (Great...Now I have something fancy to be responsible for! Anyone want to come take all the staining foods out of my house?! #Quilt #responsibility
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  •   acreativemama Beautiful! 7d
  •   la_bankerchic Just amazing how a good long armer can take a quilt from fabulous to incredible! The quilt is gorgeous, and the texture added with the quilting makes it really pop. 7d
  •   runandsew You should be so proud to be a part of this! 7d
  •   laquiltshow Beautiful!! Can't wait to see it in person 7d
  •   appliqueensal Genius x 2 7d
  •   modernhandcraft This is awesome! It makes me sad to see that your name was not part of the collaboration post / it seems you did the majority of the work. 7d

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teresacoates Okay, who's throwing the party?! I've got the dress but no place to wear it. 1w

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teresacoates I love a good sewing challenge. This is next in the work queue and I'm so freakin' stoked. #jungleabstractions 1w

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teresacoates Happy Father's Day to all of us solo mamas pulling double duty. #fathersday #solomamas #singleparents 1w

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teresacoates Once upon a time, when my kids were very young... #fathersday 1w

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teresacoates 'So what exactly do you do for a living?' 'Stuff. Like sew up little birds and glue shoes onto them.' #bobbinatFD #rowbyrowexperience 1w

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teresacoates If you're bored this afternoon, I'll be at Pioneer Courthouse Square at 3pm for Quilting in Public Day, working on either this Stuart quilt or my great-grandma's fan quilt. I hope you'll join me. #portland #quiltinginpublicday #getoutside 2w

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teresacoates Birthday quilt progress... It's officially late, but getting there. Happy 17th, Javi. 2w

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teresacoates Come buy my stash at #PMQG tonight. 2w

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teresacoates This is what you can find when you store stuff at your folks' house for years because you move too much. #showmethemoda #willsellforfood 2w

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