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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

August SAL Updates.... September Stitching Goals....

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Hello! It's probably a bit late to do this post now... but never mind let's give it a go anyway!

August SAL Update:

**JCS SAL (FB Group)"Dear Santa" (Designer: The Little Stitcher) 
Fail.... I have started this one, in fact I am so close to finishing it that I can taste it... but I didn't get it done before the end of August!

**Christmas Ornie SAL Blog Theme: Christmas Clothing 
Fail.... I did finally find a design that I liked but didn't get it started or finished - it's on the September finish list now!

**Halloween Ornie SAL Blog Theme: Spooky Words - "Double Double" (Designer: Lizzie*Kate)  

**Lainey's Christmas Ornie SAL: posted 
**Smalls SAL: posted 

**Stitch Maynia (FB group)
Monthly SAL's:
"All that Glitters (month long) 
Started beading Prancer; stitched silver on Santa; stitched bronze on Queen of Peace
"Colour-A-Day SAL" - "Mellow Yellow" 
Stitched on Pegasus (Lakeside Needlecraft Fantasy SAL)
Previously posted all the stitching for this challenge

Year Long SAL's:
Year of Starts! (at least 1 start/finish each month): 
I had 5 starts and 3 finishes in August

Brooke's Books Year Long SAL: stitched on Christmas Grumpy Cat
2016 Chatelaine Shenanigans SAL: no progress.... 

**Cross Stitch Finish Line (FB group) 
"Monthly "Month" SAL - August": Fantasy SAL August design 
"Mill Hill SAL": started Scottie Dog - Mill Hill Kit 
"Now I know my ABC's - C": posted ABC Chats - C 
"Summer Solstice" - (June to Sept): stitched on Ete 

**Debbie's Ultimate Crazy January Challenge 2016 (DUCJC2016):
Modified to 31 starts & finishes 2016: as at the end of August I have 29 finishes for 2016 of which 24 are new starts for 2016 

**Lakeside Needlecraft / Durene Jones Fantasy SAL 
Monthly fantasy SAL designed by Durene Jones - aim is to start and finish the design during the month 
Started August but didn't quite get it finished

September SAL Plans:

**JCS SAL (FB Group): "Christmas Delivery" (Designer: New York Dreamer)

**Christmas Ornie SAL Blog June Theme: Christmas Food
**Halloween Ornie SAL Blog June Theme: Bad Fairies

**Stitch Maynia (FB group) 
"World of Pure Imagination (month long) - stitch on any piece that sparks your imagination
"Catch the Hogwarts Express" 1st Aug - Harry Potter theme
"To Boldly Stitch" 8th Aug - Star Trek theme
"Colour-A-Day SAL" - "Orange Crush" - work only on the orange sections of a design on 24th

**Cross Stitch Finish Line (FB group) 
"Monthly "Month" SAL - September"
"Mill Hill SAL" - stitch on any Mill Hill kit/design
"Now I know my ABC's "D" - 26th 
"Magazine/Book SAL" - 5th
"Summer Solstice" - (June to Sept): stitch any Summer piece through to Autumn Equinox (Northern Hemisphere Solstice)
"Autumn Equinox" - (Sept to Dec): stitch any Autumn piece through to Winter Solstice (Northern Hemisphere Solstice)

**Miribilia, Nora Corbett Designs SAL: (Nora Corbett Passions FB group) 

**Remember to post for:
Lainey's Christmas Ornie SAL
Smalls SAL

**Lakeside Needlecraft / Durene Jones Fantasy SAL (FB Group)
September design released 1 Sept

**Joyful World SAL - Snowflower Diaries (FB Group)
October design released 10 Sept

So not a bad month in August.... and September is shaping up ok so far!
Til next time...

Take care and happy stitching
Hugs xx


Linda said...

Great progress on your August goals Noni. September goals look doable.


Bea said...

Still looks good to me. Well done!

Kaisievic said...

I can see a lot of ticks there, my dear and lots of great goals for September.

Beth in IL said...

Busy, busy!

Vickie said...

WOW!!! This is all I can say!!! I am impressed with all your SAL's!!!!!

gominam said...

Well done to keep up with the blogposts, I see you have your hands full. Happy Stitching😊

Heather said...

Lovely job good luck in September :)

Brigitte said...

You were doing great in August. I hope September will be just as successful.