Stitched By Me

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Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative

Easy Street Left Overs (1)

I enjoyed working with the bright colors/prints that I used in Easy Street. I wanted to use them together in other projects. It was time to submit my entry for AAQI’s Quilt A Month Club and I decided this was a perfect time to use those left overs. I just picked a center and stitched …

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AAQI Raised $75,000 at International Quilt Festival

This is how many quilts were sold over 4 days at International Quilt Festival in Houston Texas.  One pin represents one quilt sold. Three of those quilts were made by me!   (Five went, three sold.  The other two will be available on the Quilts For Sale page.) Of the 2185 Priority Quilts that were offered …

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AAQI October 2012 QAMC Submission

My October 2012 Quilt a Month Club quilt submission was inspired by a photo by Flickr member mamacjt. I enjoyed using the bright colors and was able to practice working with free motion quilting. I still have a LONG way to go on the FMQ technique, but it is projects like this that encourage me …

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New Dresses

Each month I make a donation mini quilt for the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative Quilt a Month Club. These mini quilts need to measure 9×12″ or smaller and profits from the sale of these mini’s help to fund Alzheimer’s research . For my September 2012 quilt, I digitized a dress design inspired by a photo …

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My August 2012 AAQI Donation Mini Quilt

I almost missed the August deadline for the AAQI Quilt A Month Challenge. Quilts need to be registered by the 20th of each month. August was especially busy for me and I had planned on making my quilt on the Monday (the 20th) after our return from vacation, since I would still be off work …

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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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AAQI for FNSI ~ Circles Galore

My project for June 2012 Friday Night Sew In is another mini quilt for Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative. This will by my submission for the Quilt a Month Challenge for this month. I have named it Circles Galore. My husband and I enjoy looking at model homes. He looks at the structure, quality and layout. …

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May 2012 FNSI ~ My Project

My project for this month’s Friday Night Sew In is another mini quilt for AAQI. This one is called Flower Power, and I think it is pretty obvious why I chose this name. Submission registrations for the Quilt a Month Club at Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative are due by the 20th. Yesterday was the 19th, …

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My FNSI Completed Projects

My first project was a Holiday hand towel for the bathroom. The design is from AnitaGoodesign’s Jolly Holiday 3 design set. My second project is another embroidered towel, but this one is for the kitchen. The towel is a bar mop from Target.  I used the new Gingerbread Cookies Recipe design from Embroidery Library. I …

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