Stitched By Me

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Tag Archives: Embroidered

Arizona Quilters Guild 2014 Quilt Show ~ My Favorite Favorites

2014 AZ Quilt Show ~ Part 1 My Favorite Favorites This was the week end that the Arizona Quilters Guild held their annual quilt show. I went with the intention of coming home with lots of photos. I enjoy taking the time to admire the beautiful quilts while I am standing in front of them, …

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I Failed to Meet My Goal Yesterday :(

I failed to meet my goal for the day, yesterday, there were just too many other distractions.  I did make great progress, though. This is my first experience with Y-Seams and there were plenty there to learn and practice on. After I got the center diamonds and squares all together, there was a bit of …

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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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Reporting In for First Week of March-A-Long

During the month of March, Darla, over at Scientific Quilter Podcast and blog is hosting a Quilty March-A-Long. This is a 15 minute per day challenge to do something quilty each day. At the end of each week, she invites us to report our challenge results on her blog, which will then qualify participants to …

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FNSI: Project Progress Update

I started this project just over 2 months ago. It is AnitaGoodesign’s Christmas Town. I was able to complete a few of the big blocks each week over several weeks, but now that I am on the smaller border blocks, things are going much faster.  All week-end long, including Friday night for the Sew In, …

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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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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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Christmas Sweat Shirts!

I had a productive evening participating in the first of 2 Friday Night Sew Ins for December. I needed some Holiday Sweatshirts, and now I have 3 new ones. This is the first one that I worked on. I stitched the Merry Christmas Sleigh in Filigree design from Embroidery Library using red and metallic gold …

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Friday Night Sew In and an Embroidery Bash Update

I just signed up for FNSI, which is this coming Friday. I was #107 on the sign up list. You are welcome to sign up and join us. I should NOT be at a loss for ideas of what to sew for this FNSI! In the past month, I have been on a quilt shop …

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