Stitched By Me

A place to share projects from my sewing room.

Tag Archives: Art Quilt

UFO Finish!!! My Poinsettia Wall Quilt

I made my first photo entry into Tanesha’s   UFO Finish Along on Flickr. The Poinsettia wall quilt was started in a private class in the fall of 2011. My friend, Carole, saw the original quilt on display in a local quilt shop.  Carole tracked down the designer/maker of the quilt (Betty Hahn) and asked …

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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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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 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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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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Oops, I missed the Sign up for FNSI Last Night!

I have been so busy playing with fabric and thread that I completely forgot to sign up for Friday Night Sew In this month. I am in the middle of taking a small class with a couple of my sewing friends. We are making an art quilt based on a poinsettia panel. The lady that …

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