Stitched By Me

A place to share projects from my sewing room.

Monthly Archives: December, 2010

My Bow Tucks Purse on Embroidery Library Stitchers Showcase

I just found out this morning that my Bow Tucks purse is going to be featured on the Embroidery Library Stitcher’s Showcase on January 6th, 2011. The pattern is called Bow Tucks Tote, the embroidery design on the front pocket is from Embroidery Library and is called Scrolling Stargazers.  I also found a tutorial for …

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My Sewing Room ~ As it is Currently

We will be moving again very soon and I wanted to post a few photos of my sewing room as it currently is. This is the “bonus” room. It is next to the single car garage and is the same size, measuring 10ft wide by 20ft long with no closet and 10ft ceilings. There is …

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My FNSI 2 for December

I didn’t get my project finished, but it is close. I am posting a photo of it as it is, and plan to finish it later today. I have only “played” with free motion quilting in the past, so was nervous to try it on a real project. It did not go well, but this …

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My Plans for this Friday Night’s Sew In

I’ve spent the last few days trying to decide what I will work on this Friday night as I participate in my 2nd Friday Night Sew in, which is also the second one for the month of December. I ordered this pattern for a mini quilt, along with the stand, back in November. It was …

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Snow Fun

  I wanted a new Christmas top, but didn’t want something I would see on someone else, so I embroidered my own. The shirt is a long sleeve v-neck t-shirt that was on sale at Kohl’s. The design is one I slightly edited from AnitaGoodesign‘s Snow Fun. I stabilized the shirt with Floriani’s No Show …

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Friday Night Sew In… Round 2 for December

This past Friday night, I participated in my first FNSI. Knowing that I had commited to spending this time sewing, as so many others also would be, I finished my Crazy Compass wall quilt. I also started and almost finished a Christmas Table Runner. I didn’t get the runner finished Friday night, but, I did …

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A More Fitting Name

When I first set up my blog, I had been making several tooth fairy pillows.  I thought that a good name for that blog would be MyToothFairyPillow, but since then, my blog posts have been about my sewing and embroidery projects and interesting finds on the internet, and not at all about tooth fairy pillows.  …

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