Sunday, December 9, 2012

Magicas Puntadas Dreams and Birds

Title: Dreams and Birds (2 designs)

Pictures can be seen here - Angie Designer

Type: Cross Stitch
Start date: 1st December 2012 (for sign ups)
End date: 31st December 2013
Status: Active
Additional information: There is a nominal fee of US$3 or EUR3 then parts are emailed to you at regular intervals.

Sign up here: Magicas Puntadas

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Soed Idee School Girl Sampler

Title: 1905 JHA Sampler SAL

Designer: SOED IDEE

Type: Cross Stitch
Start date: 1st December 2012
End date: 14 weeks later (haven't got my 2013 calendar handy!)
Status: Active
Additional information: 7 parts released one every two weeks for free on the blog.  After an unspecified amount of time the charts will be removed so download while you can!

The design is a reproduction of a traditional school girl sampler stitched primarily in red with a blue and grey border.

Click here for part 1 in due course

Saturday, October 6, 2012

By the Bay Needlearts - Autumn/Fall Mystery

Title: Fall Mystery
Designer: Donna from By the Bay Needleart

No picture - it's a Mystery!
Type: Cross Stitch
Start date: 3rd October 2012
End date: 24th October 2012
Status: Active
Additional information: Free SAL, a chart released every week for four weeks.  Click on the blog link to download the charts and see WIP photos.

The Summer SAL is still available starting with this blog post.

Tresors de Boites a Couture - Sampler Elise

Title: Marquoir Elise
Designer: Tresors de Boites a Couture

Picture waiting for permission to post

Type: Cross Stitch
Start date: 30th September 2012
End date: July 2013
Status: Active
Additional information: This is a floral design with an alphabet charted from a 1900 sampler (Marquoir being French for Sampler).  There will be 24 parts available for free download from the blog: 

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Merry & Bright by Stitcheree


Type: Cross Stitch
Start date: 27th September 2012
End date: 31st October 2012 (approx!)
Status: Status - Active
Additional information: Christmas themed SAL.  Free to join, charts available to download from Erynne's Blog Stitcheree.  Nine blocks in total, three released every 2 weeks.  Link is to first chart.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Mirabilia Dressmaker's Daughter

Title: Dressmaker's Daughter
Designer: MIRABILIA Nora Corbett

Type: Cross Stitch
Start date: 1st October 2012
End date: 30th September 2013
Status: Active
Additional information: This is a SAL organised by Fiorie Crocette from Italy.  You will need the chart, fabric and threads then email pictures of your progress to be entered into a draw at the end of the SAL.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Christmas SAL 2012 from Novalee

Title: Christmas SAL 2012
Designer: Point de Croix Novalee

Type: Cross Stitch
Start date: 1st September 2012
End date:  10th December 2012
Status: Closed
Additional information: 
Novalee offered Part 1 for free then you have to send a photo of your progress to obtain further parts.
Sign-ups for this SAL have closed but watch the blog for progress and next year!