Stitched By Me

A place to share projects from my sewing room.

Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Binding Tutorial by Sharon Schamber

This is a very informational binding tutorial by Sharon Schamber. It addresses all of the questions and issues that I have with the binding process and provides tips that I have not seen before.

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Up To Speed On Easy Street ~ Week 4

It is time to for week 4 link up on Bonnie Hunter’s Easy Street Mystery Quilt Along. Well, I got off on the wrong foot with this week’s cutting.  I read and made notes of the cutting requirements for the flying goose units: 1. Cut 64 quarter square triangles from the PURPLE  2″ strips. 2. …

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Easy Street Week 3 ~ My Progress

Bonnie is keeping us busy stitching up blocks for the Easy Street Mystery Quilt. With it being the Holiday season, I am also sewing other gift projects, so did not complete all 64 blocks for this week, but I did get a good start by completing 23. Bonnie has a linkey page set up HERE …

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Finger Tip Hot Pads

The dental office that I work in employs 10 women, including myself.  Each Christmas, we get together for a  “Girls” Christmas party, which is this coming Friday. We bring one big “White Elephant” game gift and  smaller “stocking stuffer” types of gifts to exchange. The Christmas Town (smaller version) wall hanging is my White Elephant …

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My New Toy!

A few months ago I became aware of the HandiQuilter Sweet Sixteen. I don’t remember where I first learned of these “Sit Down” Quilting Machines, probably on a blog post somewhere, but  I was immediately very interested! I checked them out at local dealers and was keeping an eye out for a previously owned one.  …

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Easy Street ~ Week 2 ~ Playing Catch Up

I am participating in Bonnie Hunter’s Easy Street mystery quilt along. Bonnie has set up a Linky page for people to share their week 2 progress here. The clue for week 3 will be released tomorrow morning and  just a few minutes ago, I finished stitching the blocks for week 1. To avoid counting and …

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Christmas Town ~ a smaller version

After making the full size AnitaGoodesign Christmas Town wall quilt, I decided that while I had all of the threads and fabrics out and the designs loaded onto my machine, I would go ahead and make a smaller wall hanging. This one will be a gift. Our annual office “girls” party is in 2 weeks …

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Christmas Town Is Done!

This was a BIG project and I am so happy that I finished it in time to hang THIS Christmas.  I am also very happy with how it turned out. I actually completed this almost a month ago, already. I just realized tonight that I forgot to post that it was done. I must be …

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