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Sunday, March 11, 2018

Time to Stitch - A Stitch in Time - Project Quilting Season 9, Project 5

A Stitch in Time is the fifth challenge of 
Project Quilting.

My entry is
Time to Stitch

She announces a challenge and you have one week to create something quilty.
Prizes can be won and it's a great way to meet new blogging friends.

When the challenge, 
"A Stitch in Time" was announced
my thoughts went back to pre-blogging days 
when I really didn't have a platform to share my projects
any challenges to push myself to be better. 

So I decided to dedicate this challenge to my stitch in time,
my blog.

It motivates me everyday, has given me so many friends, and is definitely a time in my life.

Almost 4 years ago to the day, 
I was the recipient of the best gift ever from my mentor and friend,
Mdm Samm.

She made this logo for my blog.

It really made this little blog look better and it really fits me.

I've changed the font in places and dissected the logo for watermarks and business cards
and it has become my brand.
So, for this challenge, I made a wall hanging to show my stitch in time.

I broke the logo down to pieces and appliqued the pieces with 

I cut the letters out in the same way and then the thread painting and quilting began.

Here's the back to show more.

Choosing the binding color was harder at 3 am (4 if you figure the time change... lol)
than it would normally be, so I took a picture and decided on red.
I kind of wish I would have chosen black, but then, I'm always second guessing my decisions.

I've been wanting to make this for a long time
to remember these blogging times.

This challenge was perfect.

Time to Stitch
Project Quilting Season 9, Challenge 5 - A Stitch in TIme

Made by Carla in Dodge City, Kansas
Size: 7" x 16"
Raw edge applique, Thread painting, Micro stipple quilting on my domestic.

You can see all the other challenge projects and vote for your favorites starting at noon central on
 Sunday, March 11th through Friday, March 16th.
by clicking 


This one is #71 

It's fun to share the story of my logo.
It was and still is such a great gift.


Needled Mom said...

That is darling and perfect.

Kathy E. said...

Carla, I've always admired your logo and blog name, thinking it was perfect for you! Now to have it actually stitched out as a wall hanging is so cool! You definitely do a great job "Creatin' In The Sticks".

Leah said...

Fantastic! The logo turned out perfect in fabric!

LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

That is wonderful! It will be fun to hang in your studio!

Lisa said...

Love ❤️ I am voting for you !

Brenda @ Songbird Designs said...

Adorable! Great job!

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

I never could find out why Mdm. Samm disappeared. I miss her a lot.

charlotte said...

I love that you stitched this up! I looks great!

Jenny said...

It looks wonderful, congratulations!
Perhaps you can help - I'm another reader who used to enjoy Mdm Samm. Has she stopped blogging completely, or changed the blog name perhaps? I do hope you can answer, for Carol (comment above), and myself, and anyone else who has been left wondering.
Many thanks, Jenny

The Joyful Quilter said...

Very cool project!!