Friday 28 November 2014

Themes for Next Year

Thank you so much for all your comments on the post about Plans for Next Year.  I am so pleased that so many of us want to continue and that we have some new members too,

We had two stitchers leave a comment saying they wanted to join but with no contact details.  So if Sylerkal and Judy are reading this, please contact me with an email address so I can send you an invitation.

We had some great suggestions for new themes for 2015 and it was quite hard to choose.  The favourites from this year are Witches, Owls, Black Cats, Pumpkins and Ghosts so they will all feature next year.  I have included two free months so you can stitch your choice even if it didn't make the list this year.

So here are the themes for 2015:

January - Witches
February - Skeletons
March - Owls
April - Tombstones
May - Pumpkins
June - Free Choice
July - Haunted Houses
August - Black Cats
September - Spooky Words
October - Ghosts
November - Creepy Trees
December - Free Choice

You can be imaginative with your choices, the theme doesn't have to be the main feature of the ornie as long as it is in there somewhere!

We also had a couple of requests to post any other Hallowe'en stitching we are working on.  I think that would be fine with everyone, especially if it is a larger piece you would like to share your progress photos with us.  You could also share photos of a piece you have stitched in the past which fits the monthly theme along with your current piece.

I know several of us belong to the Pumpkin Seed Stitchers group on Facebook which gives a free chart from a different designer each month.  It would be nice to see any of those designs you may have stitched too.

You can't have a post with a photo, so here is my progress picture of this month's theme.  This is Jack-A-Rachnid by Tempting Tangles from JCS Sep/Oct 2013:

I have completed all the black and now need to do the "colouring in".  This is stitched on a piece of random 32 count linen from a Crafty Kitten grab bag,


Rita said...

Thank you for letting me join. I'm excited about participating and sure hope I can keep up.

Marcy said...

Great line up for 2015. I'm looking forward to picking out my patterns. Love your spider, Jo. I may have to do it next year.

Lili said...

Nice themes for next year!!
Fun spider!! :)


Gwen said...

Great start on your spider so far. Looking forward to seeing more and workpking on the 2015 themes.

Stitching Noni said...

Great choices! I am hoping that next year I will be able to keep up with the themes... fingers crossed that my work life settles down next year which will give me more time to stitch... or at least more mental energy to stitch!
I love your spider - can't wait to see more!
Hugs xx

April said...

I would love to join in again next year. My email is

AnaCristina said...

Good themes for next year! I will be here!

Felicia said...

Would love to join in for next year!


Kaisievic said...

Hi Jo, Great themes, will there be a new sign up blog for 2015 or will you just rename this one?