Stitched By Me

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Monthly Archives: March, 2013

Prep, Prep, Prep! A March-A-Long Update

Our week-end sewing retreat is coming up this coming Friday through Sunday. I chose a project with a TON of prep required.  The Go! Be Dazzled Quilt was actually designed as a 12 month block of the month project. I decided a little over a week ago that this was going to be my take …

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Block One, Round Two

After studying my sample stitch out, I stitched a “real” embroidered block for my Go! Be Dazzled quilt. The thread colors I ended up choosing for this block will set most of the color palate for the rest of the embroidery for this quilt. I replaced the original too light fabric with one that I …

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I Just Can’t Decide!

I think I am happy with my fabric choices for my version of the Go! Bedazzled quilt, but I am struggling with my thread choices. I love the thread colors used in the inspiration quilt, especially the punch of turquoise throughout. I want to use this in my bedroom, in which I tend to use …

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Preparing A BIG Project For Retreat

In just 2 weeks, I will be going on my first “Girl’s Sewing Retreat Week-end”.   It will be at the Tonto Ridge View Lodge  in Payson, AZ.   It is about a 2 ½ hour drive from home. I will be riding along with 2 of my sewing buddies and a few other quilty/stitchy ladies will …

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March-A-Long Week 2 Update And International Quilt Day

Happy International Quilt Day! I am participating in a quilty (for my updates, I am including all things stitchy) March-A-Long hosted by Darla of Scientific Quilter blog and podcast. The goal is to spend at least 15 minutes per day doing something quilty related. This is my update for what I did during week 2. …

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Reporting In for First Week of March-A-Long

During the month of March, Darla, over at Scientific Quilter Podcast and blog is hosting a Quilty March-A-Long. This is a 15 minute per day challenge to do something quilty each day. At the end of each week, she invites us to report our challenge results on her blog, which will then qualify participants to …

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