Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Doctor Who Stitch Along Week 8

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It's Week 8 of the Doctor Who Stitch Along and we have just a few more patterns to share from our Stitch Along Designers!

Just a reminder that YOU are invited to become a designer for the Doctor Who Stitch Along celebrating 50 years of our favorite Doctor by sharing your own Doctor Who-inspired embroidery designs! Here are the details:

The Doctor Who Stitch Along Design Invitational
  • Design an original Doctor-Who themed hand embroidery pattern to supplement theFandom In Stitches Doctor Who Stitch Along designs (all 12 designs will be online by July 31, 2013).
  • Patterns can be 3" - 8".
  • Test your pattern and take a photo. Only tested patterns will be included on the here on FiS.
  • Post your stitched design and a link to your PDF pattern* in our flickr group no later than Monday, August 5, 2013. (*If you don't have your own blog or website, not to worry, just email your pattern to ofenjen@fandominstitches.com and we'll post it here!)
  • PDF patterns can be hand drawn or created using graphic design software. For more information see Be A Designer.
  • Tag your flickr photo "DWSAL DESIGN" so we know to include it on the website.
  • On Wednesday, August 7, 2013, all Design Invitational patterns will be posted right here on Fandom In Stitches to share with our quilting community!
  • Submitted designs will be included in special drawing, prize to be announced!
  • Questions? Leave them in comments!

Here's what you want, what you really, really want!

Introducing The Eighth Doctor!
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Designed by Jordan Frederick
7 1/2" hand embroidered

>>> CLICK FOR PATTERN <<<

Jordan's block stitched with 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:
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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 and post a photo to the FiS flickr group by Monday August 12 to be entered to win!

  
We love the Doctor so much, we gave him his own pattern page!


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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Amounts listed do not include final quilt borders.



 The Doctor Who Stitch-Along (DW-SAL) is a combined effort of the following designers. Show them some love!
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prize 

In addition to our usual monthly flickr prize, we will also be awarding a fun pack of DMC embroidery floss to one Stitch-Along participant per month! 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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