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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Doctor Who Stitch Along Week 12


This is it! The final week of Doctor Who Stitch Along as designed by your Fandom In Stitches Designers! We'd like to thank the following designers for making this awesome event possible and for donating their valuable time to one of our favorite fandoms. Click on each name to visit the designer's website:
Next week, we'll be posting those patterns designed by YOU, our readers. We encourage you to share your supplemental embroidery designs and become part of the Doctor Who Stitch Along Design InvitationalEverything you need to know to participate is HERE! Please read the instructions carefully. They're short, but important if you would like to share your design with other FiS readers and have a chance to win a special prize!

And now, because we all know The Doctor never travels alone, we share his most faithful companion...

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Designed by Angelica Rodriguez
Stitched by Jennifer Ofenstein
7 1/2" hand embroidered


Jennifer's version includes back stitch, stem stitch, running stitch & chain stitch. 
Stitch yours as desired. 

Need to learn to hand embroider? Not to worry, it's easy peasy and you just need a few tools! Fandom In Stitches recommends Jenny Hart's amazing tutorials over at Sublime Stitching! Want more? There are oodles of great videos on YouTube and we've created a playlist just for you!
Previous Stitch-Along Patterns:
Support Fandom In Stitches:  shop for embroidery supplies on Amazon!
Stitching Along? Come share on the Fandom In Stitches Facebook Group! 
FQ Prize
Like awesome FREE fabric?  Kristel will be giving away nine fat quarters from the Lunar Landing colourway of Lizzy House's Constellations (above).

Finish stitching all twelve embroidery designs created by your Fandom In Stitches' designers and post a photo of your handiwork to the FiS flickr group by Monday August 12 to be entered to win!
sample block
Sash your blocks each week and make a quilt like the one in our sample! See Week One for fabric amounts and sashing instructions for finished blocks.

Block Layout 2 (even number weeks)
Use this layouts for all even numbered weeks: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12

A quick tutorial on sashing corners:  
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Finished your blocks? We have a fun suggested layout!
block layouts in quilt (no sashing)
As shown, this quilt is 36" x 48"

  original with white background
Want something a little bigger? Add simple sashing! 50" x 62"

Inner Border  5/8 yard of fabric cut into 2 1/2" strips, piece into the following:
  • Inner border, sides = 2 1/2" x 48 1/2"
  • Inner border top and bottom = 2 1/2" x 40 1/2" 
Stitch sides then top & bottom.

Outer border 1 1/4 yards cut into 5 1/2" strips, piece into the following:
  • Outer border side = 5 1/2" x 52 1/2"
  • Outer border top = 5 1/2" x 50 1/2" 
Stitch sides, then top & bottom.

  Get even more quilt layout ideas in our Doctor Who Photo Album!

flickr prize
We still have one more fun pack of DMC embroidery floss to give away to a Stitch-Along participant at the end of August! Actual thread may vary. Share photos of your Doctor Who Stitch-Along blocks with our flickr group to win! One entry per block. Only photos posted to flickr are eligible to win. Shared photos are also eligible to win our regular monthly prize. Winners chosen the last Tuesday of the month.  

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  1. Replies
    1. Angelica is a graphic designer and a Whovian...we were thrilled to have her join us as a designer!

  2. Has anyone mentioned yet that the link to the Fourth Dr is broken & just takes you to the current post? I don't have the Fourth Dr yet. :( Can you help me w/ this? Your NEWEST fan!! kweenbee_612@yahoo.com

  3. Yay the TARDIS!!!! I can't wait to start stitching but it will have to wait until I can run to the store to get the perfect blue. Such a great design, thank you so much :0)