Stitched By Me

A place to share projects from my sewing room.

Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

Playing with the Hearts Template Set on my Baby Lock Tiara

Last week, I was able to use a 50% coupon at my LQS to purchase this set of concentric hearts quilting templates. This was the last set they had on the wall. They are by Creative Grids.  When I went to their website to look for design suggestions, I could not find any information on …

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I Won a Blog Hop Drawing!

Several months ago, I found a blog that I find very full of creative inspiration. MarvelesArtStudios is included in my list of tabs that open each time that I open my browser, so that I remember to visit daily. Recently, Leslie was a participant in a stencil blog hop.  In addition to a drawing for …

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Are You Going To Houston For International Quilt Festival?

Unfortunately, I am not going.   Maybe some day, though. Five of the mini quilts that I made and donated to AAQI will be for sale there, so if you do go, stop by and see (and buy one or more) of the over 2,000 mini quilts they will have for sale there. Let me …

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This Week-End Was SEW Productive!

This week-end I started AND completed 2 small sewing projects. My friend Carole invited me and a few other machine embroidery friends over to her house for a sewing day this past Friday. Sometimes we have a common project, other times it is just bring your machine and something to work on. Since this was …

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My FNSI Completed Project

I was sure I was going to get a ton of sewing done during FNSI, but in the end completed just one project.  It is probably one project more than  would have completed had I not  signed up. This is my March 2012 entry for the AAQI Quilt a month challenge.  I have named it …

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Three Of My Mini Quilts Are Now For Sale At AAQI

My three most recent submissions to the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative were listed for sale overnight. There are over 800 mini quilts currently listed for sale, they are a unique gift idea. All profits fund Alzheimer’s research. 9151 – Eggs Marks the Spot $50.00 June Y. Goodyear, AZ USA Width: 8″ Length: 12″ Designer: Embroidery …

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FNSI ~ My Projects

I started early and stayed up late for FNSI, and in the end I completed 2 mini wall quilts. These were fun projects because I tried new techniques on each of them. I actually had to get a couple of days head start for the first one, which will be my submission for the Quilt …

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Did you Check Out the Auction?

Wow! Have you seen the winning bids on the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative November Auction? This month’s auction quilts were donated by celebrity quilters such as Hollis Chatelain, Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson. The auction ran for the first 10 days of November, and the winning bids were nowhere near the $150 that each quilt …

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Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative November Auction Starts Tuesday

Check out these beautiful wall quilts made by celebrity quilters for this month’s  auction benefiting Alzheimer’s research.  This Tuesday, bidding on these particular quilts starts  at $150.00 and the auction will last for 10 days. The Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) also has a page where they are selling smaller wall quilts , made and …

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