Stitched By Me

A place to share projects from my sewing room.

Monthly Archives: October, 2011

Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative November Auction Starts Tuesday

Check out these beautiful wall quilts made by celebrity quilters for this month’s  auction benefiting Alzheimer’s research.  This Tuesday, bidding on these particular quilts starts  at $150.00 and the auction will last for 10 days. The Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) also has a page where they are selling smaller wall quilts , made and …

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October Scare is Complete

I wanted to post a photo of the completed pumpkin mini quilt before Halloween came and went. This was obviously not a big project, it just took time for me to get around to finishing it (like most of my projects). I like these little quilts because they allow me to learn/practice quilting, appliqué, binding, …

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October 2011 FNSI ~ My Projects

I got started on FNSI in the afternoon since by time Friday night rolls around, I am running low on energy. My first FNSI project was to machine embroider a t-shirt for Halloween. The design is Black Hat Society Witches from Embroidery Library. I had room in my hoop to add an additional line of …

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Eileen from Designs In Machine Embroidery Magazine Included Us in Her Blog!

Eileen Roche, who is the founder and editor for Designs in Machine Embroidery Magazine is one of the Stitching Sisters, which is the event that I attended this past week end. Eileen included photos of and comments about my friends and I in her most recent blog post. I just had to share!

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Friday Night Sew In and an Embroidery Bash Update

I just signed up for FNSI, which is this coming Friday. I was #107 on the sign up list. You are welcome to sign up and join us. I should NOT be at a loss for ideas of what to sew for this FNSI! In the past month, I have been on a quilt shop …

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Going to the Stitching Sisters Embroidery Bash this Week End

My friends and I are attending the Stitching Sisters 2 day Embroidery Bash here in Phoenix this coming week end.  We each embroidered similar t-shirts to wear to the event. This is the one that I will wear for the first day. My friend,Carole, used her embroidery software to design the “Stitching Sisters” font and …

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As I was looking through my stash the other day for fabric for a small project, I realized that even though I have tons of fabric and supplies, I really don’t have a good supply of just solid color fabrics. Joann’s was having a sale last week-end on quilter’s solids, so I picked up 13 …

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Twisting the Weekend Away

While out Quilt Shop Hopping with my sewing buddies last week-end, I picked up a couple of cool templates. One of them is the Lil Twister by                        Here is my first attempt at using it. The first step …

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