Stitched By Me

A place to share projects from my sewing room.

Monthly Archives: September, 2011

13 Quilt Shops in One Day ~ It Can Be Done!

Today is the last day of the “The Valley of the Sun Shop Hop”, which started 9 days ago on the 16th of September.  My friends and I wanted to do the entire hop together, so we decided yesterday was the day we were going to do so. We (5 of the 6 of us, …

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Valley of the Sun Shop Hop 2011 ~ A T-Shirt Makeover

I am not a quilter, although I have made a couple of very simple rag quilts and a couple of machine embroidered wall quilts. I love anything that involves fabric and a sewing machine. Just as much as that, I love being in a store that sells fabric, supplies, patterns, books, etc. A few of …

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Getting My Thread Stash Organized

I have been in my current sewing room since about March of this year. I love my room, but after 2 recent moves, I am still “adjusting the fit” of it. Last week end I picked up the other 2 Ikea drawer units that I have been wanting. They replaced the file cabinets that were …

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September 2011 FNSI ~ What I Worked On

I spent a little bit of time just finishing up a couple of ongoing projects, then it was time to do something just for FNSI. I started with an oversized white t-shirt, the ones that you can pick up in the craft department of Joann’s or Wal-Mart for just about $3 each, and embroidered a …

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September 2011 Friday Night Sew In is Tonight

You are welcome to sign up and sew along with  us tonight.  Click the button to go to Heidi’s blog for the sign up page and for more information about FNSI. I have a few things in mind for sewing tonight. I will post tomorrow what I actually worked on.

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I Just Joined in on a Sew Along!

As I was blog hopping this evening, I came across a blog that is hosting a Sew Along for National Sewing Month. She is offering a free download of a pattern for making a purse called “Molly“. She is including a very detailed photo tutorial and has a page set up for questions. She has …

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