Stitched By Me

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Tag Archives: Mini Quilt

Altering My New Pressing Boards

Yesterday, I shared how I made and plan to use my new pressing boards. Today, I am posting an update to these boards. The very first time I spray starched and pressed a piece of fabric on my big board, I realize that the way I like to starch my quilt parts and pieces, I …

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Playing with the Hearts Template Set on my Baby Lock Tiara

Last week, I was able to use a 50% coupon at my LQS to purchase this set of concentric hearts quilting templates. This was the last set they had on the wall. They are by Creative Grids.  When I went to their website to look for design suggestions, I could not find any information on …

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I Won a Blog Hop Drawing!

Several months ago, I found a blog that I find very full of creative inspiration. MarvelesArtStudios is included in my list of tabs that open each time that I open my browser, so that I remember to visit daily. Recently, Leslie was a participant in a stencil blog hop.  In addition to a drawing for …

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Easy Street Left Overs (1)

I enjoyed working with the bright colors/prints that I used in Easy Street. I wanted to use them together in other projects. It was time to submit my entry for AAQI’s Quilt A Month Club and I decided this was a perfect time to use those left overs. I just picked a center and stitched …

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AAQI Raised $75,000 at International Quilt Festival

This is how many quilts were sold over 4 days at International Quilt Festival in Houston Texas.  One pin represents one quilt sold. Three of those quilts were made by me!   (Five went, three sold.  The other two will be available on the Quilts For Sale page.) Of the 2185 Priority Quilts that were offered …

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Are You Going To Houston For International Quilt Festival?

Unfortunately, I am not going.   Maybe some day, though. Five of the mini quilts that I made and donated to AAQI will be for sale there, so if you do go, stop by and see (and buy one or more) of the over 2,000 mini quilts they will have for sale there. Let me …

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AAQI October 2012 QAMC Submission

My October 2012 Quilt a Month Club quilt submission was inspired by a photo by Flickr member mamacjt. I enjoyed using the bright colors and was able to practice working with free motion quilting. I still have a LONG way to go on the FMQ technique, but it is projects like this that encourage me …

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New Dresses

Each month I make a donation mini quilt for the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative Quilt a Month Club. These mini quilts need to measure 9×12″ or smaller and profits from the sale of these mini’s help to fund Alzheimer’s research . For my September 2012 quilt, I digitized a dress design inspired by a photo …

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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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Recently Completed Projects July 2012

I am finally in a stitching mode! I am not only starting new projects, I am completing them along with some other projects that have been on the PHD (Projects Half Done)Pile. Nearly a year ago, I started an In The Hoop Embroidery Project. It is AnitaGoodesign’s Christmas Tree Crazy Quilt. The original intention was …

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