Tuesday, September 24, 2013

*Ever Blessed* Free Chart and Stitch-Along

Who wants a free Autumnal sampler chart?

You do?

Well, how about a free sampler chart that you get to customize and stitch along with me and hopefully lots of other people?

You can find and download the chart by clicking right here.

Welcome to my very first official Stitch-Along. I can't wait to get started!

This little design came together pretty quickly, in just an hour or two this weekend. My intention was just to offer it as I usually do my free charts, just a stand-alone that you get to do whenever you want. But then I started to think that I really want to stitch it too (I often don't get around to doing up my free charts), and thought it would be fun if I could get a few others to stitch along with me.

I decided to chart it in all one color, with the intention of letting you make color changes and choices so that all of our finishes are as unique as we are one from another.
You could stick with the monochromatic color scheme if you want, but you could also go with a variety of Fall colors. I currently have six colors pulled that I want to use, and plan to make it up as I stitch, where the colors will land. Here are a few examples of ways you could lay your colors out...
There's even enough space in there for you to sneak in a few favorite motifs from your arsenal, change the initials to your own, or leave out the initials and date so you can add in more motifs. And then comes the fun of deciding how to finish it! Will it be framed? Turned into a pincushion? Appliqued onto a piece of wool to make a wall-hanging? Stitched to some cotton fabric to form a pocket or needle roll? Let's be creative together!

I added a page especially for sharing our progress. You can find it by looking up under my blog header; click on the words "Ever Blessed Stitch-Along" to be re-directed. Once you're there, you'll find more complete instructions, and that page is where I'll be posting photos of our progress.

Ready, set... GO!

23 comments:

Paula said...

Beautiful Beth. Thank you.

Pam in IL said...

Thanks so much! Hopefully, I can get everything together and get stitchin too!

eszter said...

thanks a lot♥

gracie said...

Just printed out the pattern...will let you know what I choose (linen and threads) asap...looking forward to this. I have never joined a SAL before!

Rose Victorien said...

hooo c'est ravissant, j'aime beaucoup
merci du cadeau
bises
rose

Mónica Silva said...

Hello Beth
I'd like to enter this salt but I would have captions chart colors will be that I can send to my email. monica-silva-28@hotmail.com.
I would appreciate your attention and partlha graphics.
hugs :)

Eileen Yost said...

Thanks Beth, I've stiched your Grace free pattern and I loved it!!!
Thanks for this pattern I will be stitching along with you.
Eileen

teri said...

Thank you, my first stitch along. Looking forward to seeing the ideas.

Karen said...

Thank you for another wonderful free chart!

Krista said...

What a sweet freebie, perfect for fall! I will pull some fabric and threads too! :)

Karen said...

Thanks for such a wonderful freebie!

HomeSpunPrims said...

What a sweet pattern Beth! Thank you! Just what I needed this week. Hugs, Lori

Simply Victoria said...

Thanks for the freebie! I am going to try to do this, just need to finish up a couple here first.

Terri P said...

I'm in! Can't wait to get started!

Judy said...

Such a cute pattern..I am planning to stitch it. Also, the photos on Monday's post are beautiful. Thanks.
Judy heartland stitcher

N. Adri said...

Thank you for your cute free pattern! I'd like to join this SAL! :-)

Greetings from Hungary,
Adrienn

Barbaral said...

Beautiful pattern, thank you! I'd like to join your SAL!

Barbaral

Tilly said...

Thank you for the pattern, and almost finished, lovely design
Tilly

Ronnie said...

The pattern is wonderful, thanks so much for sharing, I love your work!

Ranae said...

I hope I'm not too late
thanks so much, love it
Happy Fall!!

Hazel said...

Love this Beth. I will dust off my needle and do this soon. xx

Kaisievic said...

Thank you, Beth. So sweet.

Elisabetta said...

beautiful pattern thank you for sharing!!