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Thursday, May 01, 2014

Giveaway Winner and Mystery Stitch A Long Update


And the winner is  Jill . I will wait for her address and get the kit out to her, 
Thank you to everyone that left a message. I have missed all of you. 
And on to the"Mystery Stitch-A-Long"
This will start on Wednesday May 7, 
The stitch count is 56 x 84.
The model will be stitched on 28ct fabric. It will measure 4 x 6 that will fit perfectly in a 5 x 7 frame.
Release dates:
Wednesday May 7th Part #1
Wednesday May 14th Part #2
Wednesday May 21st Part #3
Wednesday May 28th Embellish day !!
Materials (fabric)
28ct Lambswool linen 
Floss:
DMC
Ecru
White
223
644
3371
Weeks Dye
1277 Collards
2200 Kudzu
1331 Brick

The whole idea for this Mystery Stitch A Long is to stitch this design with cross stitching first, and then  go back and embellish with embroidery stitches. We will do this on week 4 with me showing you my finished piece and giving you ideas for different stitches that can be used,  how to make your cross stitching pop and come alive. 

Hint Hint
This is not a seaside scene :(  Maybe its a welcoming part of your home :)

I hope you will join me on this 1 month adventure of stitching fun. Get your supplies ready, and check back next Wednesday for Part #1
donna




21 comments:

  1. oooooo - How exciting!!

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  2. Congrats to Jill! I'm gathering up all the ingredients needed to your sal. This is going to be so much fun. Love mystery sal's. Thank you Donna. love Annette

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  3. Sounds like fun! I'm going thru my stash to see if I have everything.

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  4. Sounds intriguing!

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  5. I think I will have a try with thisSAL.
    This evening I willsearch allthe floss so that I can start in time.
    Love
    Judith

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  6. I keep all I need for your sal
    Thanks and kisses

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  7. I am going to join you in this one. I am going to gather things together tonight!

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  8. looking forward to it!

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  9. So excited about this Donna! I loved the other two that you did.

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  10. How exciting! I'm going to mark my calendar!

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  11. Oh dear....this sounds like fun....why must it sound like fun....I can never say no to fun! I'll be back on the morrow :)

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  12. Anonymous2:47 PM

    I would love to join in the fun, but I won't have much stitching time with the last month of school for my daughter. She graduates the end of the month and there are so many events going on my stitching time will be very little.

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    1. you can always grab the charts and stitch it later. Congrats to your daughter and you must be proud

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  13. congrats Jill on winning.. and I love to do SAL.. count me in too.. :D

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  14. My embroidery needles are prepared to follow your project.
    Thank you very much.
    Pilarín

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  15. I'm a little late - how do I get in on this?

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    1. Never to late. Just download the first section it is located under the sign that says ...and the mystery begins and the supplies are listed in this post. have fun

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  16. I'm a little late, but I'd love to get in on this!

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  17. Donna, your mysteries are always fun! I do have a question. Not know what the two rose colored threads are used for, would it be appropriate to use two blues instead? Thank you!

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  18. I'm coming with you ... just need to prepare everything, and it will be a great present for a colleague of mine who had to find a new flat ... after 35 years of marriage :(

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