Stitched By Me

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Tag Archives: Embroidery

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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I Digitized My First Die Cut Embroidery Design

I have finally been bitten by the die cut bug! When I attended the Arizona Quilt Show in Mesa recently, I fell in love with this quilt, made by Sandy Lawrence, that won best of show. It features die cuts embellished with machine embroidery, digitized by Sarah Vedeler.   The blocks were assembled into a star …

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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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The 2nd FNSI for December is Tonight

I almost forgot to sign up for tonight’s Friday Night Sew In.  I am #123 on the sign up page, I guess there are lots of us planning on spending the evening stitching up some Holiday gifts. I am hoping to do some sewing/embroidery through out the day while working around the house. Then I …

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October 2011 FNSI ~ My Projects

I got started on FNSI in the afternoon since by time Friday night rolls around, I am running low on energy. My first FNSI project was to machine embroider a t-shirt for Halloween. The design is Black Hat Society Witches from Embroidery Library. I had room in my hoop to add an additional line of …

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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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Going to the Stitching Sisters Embroidery Bash this Week End

My friends and I are attending the Stitching Sisters 2 day Embroidery Bash here in Phoenix this coming week end.  We each embroidered similar t-shirts to wear to the event. This is the one that I will wear for the first day. My friend,Carole, used her embroidery software to design the “Stitching Sisters” font and …

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Colorful!

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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Valley of the Sun Shop Hop 2011 ~ A T-Shirt Makeover

I am not a quilter, although I have made a couple of very simple rag quilts and a couple of machine embroidered wall quilts. I love anything that involves fabric and a sewing machine. Just as much as that, I love being in a store that sells fabric, supplies, patterns, books, etc. A few of …

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