Stitched By Me

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Tag Archives: Quilting

Arizona Quilters Guild 2014 Quilt Show ~ Part 2

2014 AZ Quilt Show ~ Part 2 In my last post, I shared photos of some of my favorite quilts at this years Arizona Quilters Guild Quilt Show. Once I got all of the quilt photos that I wanted, I visited the vendors and did a little bit of shopping. I only bought a few …

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My New Laptop Bag – My Progress So Far

While walking through the airport, between flights, on the way home from Ohio last winter, the strap broke on the bag that I used for carrying my laptop. What an inconvenient time to have this happen. It was not a real computer bag, it was just that it was the right size and had zippered …

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My New Pressing Boards

Like so many other quilters/sewers/stitchers, I find my regular ironing board to be more narrow than I would like for pressing larger pieces of fabric, and the narrower end makes it difficult to keep things neat and straight. Many have bought or made “Big Boards” that fit/attach to their regular ironing boards. I wanted my …

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Hand Dyed Winding Ways Table Runner

Every time I see a photo of a winding ways quilt, I want to make one. I am getting closer to doing just that, after doing some sample blocks first. Since the piecing for the Winding Ways block must be precise, I wanted to be sure that the pieces were also cut precisely. I bought …

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Just Checking In…

I can’t believe it has been a full month since I made a blog post. It isn’t that I don’t have anything to blog about. I have been doing SO MUCH to blog about that I just didn’t take/make the time to actually blog about any of it. Hopefully, I will catch you up on …

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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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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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UFO Finish!!! My Poinsettia Wall Quilt

I made my first photo entry into Tanesha’s   UFO Finish Along on Flickr. The Poinsettia wall quilt was started in a private class in the fall of 2011. My friend, Carole, saw the original quilt on display in a local quilt shop.  Carole tracked down the designer/maker of the quilt (Betty Hahn) and asked …

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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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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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