Stitched By Me

A place to share projects from my sewing room.

Author Archive: June

Only 2 More Days…..

Less than 2 days (this coming Sunday afternoon) and I finally get to see my finished Round Robin quilt top. January 18th was the last time that I saw it. At that time it was just the center that you see in the photo below (top left) and described in this post. Since then, according …

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My New Tote Bag

Several years ago, I got a basic tote with Dental Lab advertising on it at the Dental Convention.   It is sturdy, just the right size and easy to tote along with me, but in no way is it attractive. I have been planning on making a pretty tote forever! Well, I finally did it. …

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I Wish I Could Share What I Am Working On!

I really want to share pictures of what I am working on, but I can’t. I am participating in a Round Robin with 5 other quilters. We are each not allowed to see the progress on our own quilt top until “The Big Reveal”, which will be in about 2 months. So I can not …

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Happy New Year! (Way Late, Of Course!)

Be productive or write a blog post? Hmmm. I really like to document the projects that I have going on by blogging about them, but I can’t seem to be productive and write about my projects, too.  I always want to write too much.  So instead, I have written nothing for many months. I am …

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Dyeing 103 – The Color Wheel(s)

Last Friday, I had the house all to myself for the entire day. This meant play day, all day long for me. I decided that it would be a great day to dye fabric. A few months ago, I signed up for another of Candy’s online fabric dyeing classes.  This one is  Dyeing 103: Multi-Colored …

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A Quick Saturday Morning Project

I got my first embroidery machine way back in February of 1996. It had a 4″ hoop that I did most of my embroidery with,  and a multi-position hoop (but still only a 4″ x 4″ stitch area) that I only used a couple of times. Since then, I have upgraded to not just one, …

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Three Birds – One Stone

My week off of work is flying by! Today I am taking care of 3 birds with just one stone. Bird #1 – The Baseboards: I have not made near as much progress on the baseboard install process as I had hoped that I would, but I am making some progress. We have the rounded …

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Making Progress on a UFO- The Big Star Quilt

I enjoy watching the video tutorials by Missouri Star Quilt Company. I came across this one a while back and decided that I was going to make it – King Size. Well, I gathered my fabrics and got started. I managed to get 3 blocks assembled before this project went into a project box and …

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My FNSI Project is Finished

Yesterday I showed the floor quilt/mat that I was in the process of making for my dog. It was my project for Friday Night Sew In. I am happy to report that I finished it today. The top was quilted before the back was attached.  A zipper opening near the top of the back allowed …

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FNSI: My Project

It has been forever. since I was able to participate in Friday Nigh Sew In.  Last night I FINALLY got to participate again. My FNSI was actually Friday Afternoon Sew In. A while back, I pieced a floor quilt/mat for my dog. It has been patiently waiting to be quilted and finished up. Well, thanks …

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