Stitched By Me

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Dyeing 101 ~ Controlling Color

Over a year ago, I signed up for an online class with Candy Glendening, of   Dyeing 101-Controlling Color  is a Low Water Immersion Fabric Dyeing Class  . The class is broken down into several sessions of excellent, written and video instruction, followed by a section for Q&A. There is a lot of information …

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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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Cerulean Blue Dyed T-Shirt

Cerulean Blue Dyed T-Shirt, a photo by StitchedByMe on Flickr. This started out as a Hanes Ladies white 100% cotton V-neck T-shirt. It was dyed with 2 shades of cerulean blue fiber reactive dye. This went through two dyeing sessions. The first time, I used an accordian fold, then twisted the shirt before applying the …

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As I was looking through my stash the other day for fabric for a small project, I realized that even though I have tons of fabric and supplies, I really don’t have a good supply of just solid color fabrics. Joann’s was having a sale last week-end on quilter’s solids, so I picked up 13 …

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Twisting the Weekend Away

While out Quilt Shop Hopping with my sewing buddies last week-end, I picked up a couple of cool templates. One of them is the Lil Twister by                        Here is my first attempt at using it. The first step …

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