Stitched By Me

A place to share projects from my sewing room.

Tag Archives: Machine Embroidery

My New Tote Bag

Several years ago, I got a basic tote with Dental Lab advertising on it at the Dental Convention.   It is sturdy, just the right size and easy to tote along with me, but in no way is it attractive. I have been planning on making a pretty tote forever! Well, I finally did it. …

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Dyeing 103 – The Color Wheel(s)

Last Friday, I had the house all to myself for the entire day. This meant play day, all day long for me. I decided that it would be a great day to dye fabric. A few months ago, I signed up for another of Candy’s online fabric dyeing classes.  This one is  Dyeing 103: Multi-Colored …

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An Update to My First Share

The Craftsy link, for the embroidery files that I blogged about yesterday, is now live. I did update yesterdays post with the link. To save you from having to go look for it, here it is. The cut file (.fcm) for the Brother Scan N Cut can be downloaded here. My original intention was that …

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Brother Scan N Cut ~ My First Share

I got my Brother Scan N Cut back in January. My main motivation for buying it was for cutting applique shapes for machine embroidery. Yesterday, on the Scan N Cut N INSPIRE Facebook group, one of the discussions was about this very topic. Several members commented that they have both, an embroidery machine and the …

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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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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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I Am Committing to Assembeling This Top TODAY!

My version of Go! Be Dazzled started as my take along project for our quilt retreat back in April of this year.  Even though I took along about a million different emboroidery threads and did a TON of prep before leaving for the week end, this really was not a good choice for the event …

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National Sewing Month on Display at the Library

I had an extra long, 2 hour lunch one day this week, so I decided to go hang out at the library. As I was walking in, I noticed this display. I just had to take a few photos so that I could share. (sorry for the overlap, I didn’t have one full view 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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