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Monday, October 3, 2016

September SAL Updates.... October Stitching Goals....

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Hello! Another month has come and gone!! I won't tell you how long it is till Christmas as it will freak you out!! It is so close now....  

Anyway here's what I got up to in September and what I am planning to do in October if all goes well! Note there are a few shoe-horns being used here and there.... but what's the good of having a shoe-horn if you don't use it!

September SAL Update:

**JCS SAL (FB Group)"Christmas Delivery" (Designer: New York Dreamer) 
Fail.... I have sort of fallen out of love with the chosen designs for this SAL at the moment.... The October design is more to my taste so I will stitch that one!

**Christmas Ornie SAL Blog Theme: Christmas FoodFiggy Pudding! 

**Halloween Ornie SAL Blog Theme: Bad Fairy - "Black Hearted Queen" (Designer: Sub Rosa Blog)

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

**Stitch Maynia (FB group)
Monthly SAL's:
"World of Pure Imagination (month long) - Lakeside Needlecraft Fantasy SAL - Wizard 
"Catch the Hogwarts Express" 1st Aug - Lakeside Needlecraft Fantasy SAL - Wizard 
"Colour-A-Day SAL" - "Orange Crush" - Tigger 

Year Long SAL's:
Year of Starts! (at least 1 start/finish each month): 
I had 6 starts and 2 finishes in September

Brooke's Books Year Long SAL: stitched on Christmas Grumpy Cat 
2016 Chatelaine Shenanigans SAL: stitched on Mini Mandala II - C 

**Cross Stitch Finish Line (FB group) 
"Monthly "Month" SAL - September": Lakeside Needlecraft Fantasy SAL - Wizard 
"Mill Hill SAL" - stitch on any Mill Hill kit/design: started Rubber Ducky 
"Now I know my ABC's "D": started Little House Needleworks "Dog House Sampler" 
"Magazine/Book SAL": Double Double - Lizzie*Kate  
"Autumn Equinox" - (Sept to Dec) stitch any Autumn piece through to Winter Solstice (Northern Hemisphere Solstice): Lakeside Needlecraft Fantasy SAL - Wizard 

**Debbie's Ultimate Crazy January Challenge 2016 (DUCJC2016):
Modified to 31 starts & finishes 2016: as at the end of September I have 33 finishes for 2016 of which 28 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 September but didn't quite get it finished

October SAL Plans:

**JCS SAL (FB Group)Designer: From The Heart

**Christmas Ornie SAL Blog Theme: Toys/Presents
**Halloween Ornie SAL Blog Theme: Black Cats

**Stitch Maynia (FB group) 
"BAPs & Smalls, we love them all" - stitch on your biggest and/or your smallest project
"Colour-A-Day SAL" - "Catch the Rainbow" - stitch colours of the rainbow in a design on 24th
"Stitch Maynia's Election Challenge" - daily stitching challenges leading up to the US elections - runs from 25th Oct to 7 Nov

**Cross Stitch Finish Line (FB group) 
"Monthly "Month" SAL - October" - stitch on any design that is October related
"Mill Hill SAL" - stitch on any Mill Hill kit/design (15th)
"Now I know my ABC's "E" (26th) 
"Autumn Equinox" - (Sept to Dec): stitch any Autumn piece through to Winter Solstice (Northern Hemisphere Solstice)
"Weekend Rush #7 & #8" - 500 stitches every 2nd weekend
"Weekly Rush" - 500 stitches w/c 24 Oct

**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)
October design released 1 Oct

**Joyful World SAL - Snowflower Diaries (FB Group)
November design released 10 Oct

Til next time...


Take care and happy stitching
Hugs xx

6 comments:

  1. Well done on your goals for September you did really well. Best of luck for Oct.

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  2. Wow, it looks like you will have a busy October. I'm not sure I could keep up with that many SALs.

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  3. Lots of ticks for last month, hope October goes well for you.

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  4. You're doing really well. Good luck with October.

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  5. A lot of ticks on your September goals, Noni, and good luck for October!

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  6. Good luck you did great for September!

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