Stitched By Me

A place to share projects from my sewing room.

Tag Archives: Purple

Dyeing to Quilt

You may have noticed that my last several posts have been about using some of my hand dyed fabrics. Well, using these fabrics has inspired me to dye even more fabric! Some of this inspiration came from the need for a backing for my Hand Dyed Scrappy Trip Around the World quilt. For his backing, …

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I Made A Decision On Easy Street!

Once I finished assembling the top of Easy Street, I needed to put it away for a while for a few different reasons. I just needed a break from it. I needed to decide on borders and binding. I didn’t want to make a rush and regret decision. I want to do the quilting on …

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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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Nearing The End Of Easy Street

I am not new to sewing. I used to sew my own casual clothes years ago (plan to do so again, soon).  I have made a couple of rag quilts,  I make mini art quilts for AAQI and I have even joined and quilted embroidered blocks into wall quilts. Until just recently, though, I have …

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Easy Street ~ A Quick Update

I thought I had until this coming Sunday evening to add my post link on Bonnie Hunter’s Easy Street Mystery Quilt Link up.  A little while ago, I read that the linky closes tonight (Friday).   Hmmm….     Just in case the linky does close tonight, here is a quick update on my progress on Easy Street. …

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Up To Speed On Easy Street ~ Week 4

It is time to for week 4 link up on Bonnie Hunter’s Easy Street Mystery Quilt Along. Well, I got off on the wrong foot with this week’s cutting.  I read and made notes of the cutting requirements for the flying goose units: 1. Cut 64 quarter square triangles from the PURPLE  2″ strips. 2. …

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Pink Twisting with Purple Mini Quilt

This started out as just a sample to show a friend how the Little Twister tool worked. I used only 2 colors along with the black border. When the top was assembled, I realized that the purple was just too close in color to the black to stand out. Before I quilted it, I used …

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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                                 country-schoolhouse.com. Here is my first attempt at using it. The first step …

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