Stitched By Me

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Butterfly Baby Quilt

One of the ladies that I work with is going to be a 1st time Grandmother this Easter week-end. About a month ago, I made the baby (grandma) a quilt. I decided on a square in a square layout because it would be quick, easy and pretty besides. Plus it only required 2 different fabrics. …

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Finishing My Lone Star Wall Quilt

Small projects are great for learning new techniques. They are also easy to finish in a short period of time.   This one is a project from the Luminous Lone Star Craftsy class that I won, that I wrote about in my last post. The class project was to make a pillow, but I chose …

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My New Laptop Bag – My Progress So Far

While walking through the airport, between flights, on the way home from Ohio last winter, the strap broke on the bag that I used for carrying my laptop. What an inconvenient time to have this happen. It was not a real computer bag, it was just that it was the right size and had zippered …

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Do You Love Thread?

Do you love thread? Do you love fabric? Do you love tutorials? Do you love creative inspiration? If you answered yes to even one of these questions, you are going to LOVE Leslie’s blog,  MarveLes Art Studios. I found her blog a couple of years ago and it is one that I visit regularly. Leslie’s …

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Hand Dyed Winding Ways Table Runner

Every time I see a photo of a winding ways quilt, I want to make one. I am getting closer to doing just that, after doing some sample blocks first. Since the piecing for the Winding Ways block must be precise, I wanted to be sure that the pieces were also cut precisely. I bought …

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Just Checking In…

I can’t believe it has been a full month since I made a blog post. It isn’t that I don’t have anything to blog about. I have been doing SO MUCH to blog about that I just didn’t take/make the time to actually blog about any of it. Hopefully, I will catch you up on …

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Baby Giraffes Baby Quilt Part 2

In this post, I will share my process of finishing the Baby Giraffes Baby Quilt. As I mentioned in my last post, I like lots of photos and details so that I can look back later and remind myself “how I did it”. I hope you learn something from this post as well. Once the …

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Baby Giraffes Baby Quilt Part 1 Deciding on a Layout

A couple of weeks ago, I decided to “squeeze in” a project. I have many UFO’s that I really need to work on, so I was hesitant to start a new project in fear of it becoming yet another UFO. Fortunately, I had a deadline for this one and finished it well in advance of …

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Do I Dare Start A New Project?

My plan was to finish a couple of my UFO’s and Projects in Progress before even considering starting a new project. Well….. The girl that has been cutting my hair for several years is going to be a first time grandma very soon and I decided to make a baby quilt for her grandson. He …

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I Made A Decision On Easy Street!

Once I finished assembling the top of Easy Street, I needed to put it away for a while for a few different reasons. I just needed a break from it. I needed to decide on borders and binding. I didn’t want to make a rush and regret decision. I want to do the quilting on …

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