I don't have fireflies in my garden - which is a shame... only cats, bees, a dog and the odd dragonfly!! So please settle down with a cuppa, put your feet up and enjoy!

Friday, July 1, 2016

June SAL Updates.... July Stitching Goals....

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Hello! Another month has flown by and now we are into July, so it's time to do a SAL update post.

June SAL Update:

**JCS SAL (FB Group)"Joyful Santa" (Designer: Homespun Elegance)  

**Christmas Ornie SAL Blog Theme: Christmas Animals/Pets - Penguin Christmas Card (free gift)  

**Halloween Ornie SAL Blog Theme: Free Choice - "Witch and Friends" (Designer: Donna Giampa/Vermillion Stitching)  

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

**Stitch Maynia (FB group)
Monthly SAL's:
Monthly SAL: "Whine & WIPs" - work on those pieces that make us whine!:  
Stitched on multiple WIPs - even managed to get a finish!

Colour-A-Day SAL (24th of month) "Pretty in Pink"   
Stitched on Nora Corbett's Queen of Peace - pink flowers in the bouquet

Year Long SAL's:
Year of Starts! (at least 1 start/finish each month): 
I had 4 starts and finishes in June

Brooke's Books Year Long SAL: no progress on the Advent Animals....
2016 Chatelaine Shenanigans SAL: stitched on Mini Mandala II (C)  

**Cross Stitch Finish Line (FB group) 
"Vintage SAL" - started 4 vintage/old designs - finished 3!
"Summer Solstice" (June to Sept) - started "June" Joyful World SAL - Snowflower Diaries
"Now I know my ABC's" (A) - using ABC Chats as my design choice for this one - "A" already stitched
"June Monthly "Month" SAL" - started "June" Joyful World SAL - Snowflower Diaries

**Debbie's Ultimate Crazy January Challenge 2016 (DUCJC2016):
Modified to 31 starts & finishes 2016: as at the end of June I have 25 finishes for 2016 of which 20 are new starts for 2016 

**Miribilia, Nora Corbett Designs SAL: (Nora Corbett Passions FB group) - stitching on Queen Anne's Lace and Queen of Peace where they fit in with each weekly SAL theme.

July SAL Plans:

**JCS SAL (FB Group): "Pure Love" (Designer: Snowflower Diaries)

**Christmas Ornie SAL Blog July Theme: Free choice
**Halloween Ornie SAL Blog July Theme: Witches Accessories

**Stitch Maynia (FB group) 
"It's a Sunshine Day (month long) - stitch on any piece that has a summery, sunshine, or tropical theme)
"Colour-A-Day SAL" - "Back in Black" - work only on the black sections of a design on 24th July
"Winter Holidays in July" - celebrate Holidays/Christmas in July - 25th July

**Cross Stitch, it's Fun (FB group) 
"July Monthly SAL - stitch 100 stitches per week on your most challenging piece
"Around the World" SAL - stitch on any design relating to where you live or where you would like to visit

**Cross Stitch Finish Line (FB group) 
"Monthly "Month" SAL - July " - stitch on something with July in it and/or something that has to do with July
"Mill Hill SAL" - stitch on any Mill Hill kit/design
"Christmas in July" - get a head start on Christmas cards and/or ornies
"Now I know my ABC's" 26th July - "B"
"Summer Solstice" - (June to Sept): stitch any summer piece you want through to Autumn 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
I have also joined another monthly SAL.... this one is being hosted by Lakeside Needlecraft in the UK and is designed by Durene Jones.  It is a monthly fantasy SAL starting in July with the border release.  I had to join it as the border colours are gorgeous and I do love Durene's designs... so what's a girl to do!!

So that's it... another good month of ticks on my monthly goals....

Til next time...

Take care and happy stitching
Hugs xx


Thoeria said...

Goodness Noni!!! I got tired just reading through these!

Heather said...

Great progress!

Brigitte said...

For me you are the Queen of SALs :)))