Stitched By Me

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Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Pattern Review ~ Draped Neckline Top M6078 ViewC

My Pattern Review McCalls 6078 View C Pattern Description: Draped neck top. View C, but without the strap wraps. Pattern Sizing: Size Medium, I was not sure if I would need M or L. Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Very much. Were the …

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A Project Using My Hand Dyed Samples

I wanted to do a small project with my new hand dyed fabric samples. I remembered seeing a photo of a quilt a while back on Flickr that I wanted to use as my inspiration. Once I located that photo again, I realized that I definitely could do a similar version of this on a …

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Cerulean Blue Dyed T-Shirt

Cerulean Blue Dyed T-Shirt, a photo by StitchedByMe on Flickr. This started out as a Hanes Ladies white 100% cotton V-neck T-shirt. It was dyed with 2 shades of cerulean blue fiber reactive dye. This went through two dyeing sessions. The first time, I used an accordian fold, then twisted the shirt before applying the …

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Recently Completed Projects July 2012

I am finally in a stitching mode! I am not only starting new projects, I am completing them along with some other projects that have been on the PHD (Projects Half Done)Pile. Nearly a year ago, I started an In The Hoop Embroidery Project. It is AnitaGoodesign’s Christmas Tree Crazy Quilt. The original intention was …

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Hand Dyed Tank Top

Hand Dyed Tank Top ~ Done, a photo by StitchedByMe on Flickr. This started out as a well worn white top that had seen better days. After soaking in a soda ash solution, I wrapped it around a pole and scrunched it a little before applying Fuschia and Turquoise fiber reactive dye. I am happy …

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