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Friday, 29 July 2022
Denim Band Sampler

Denim Band Sampler - this design was the most recent SAL which has now finished and the chart is released for general sale. It is stitched one over one on 28ct linen banding (100mm wide though the design will work on 80mm and 90mm wide banding too). It is stitched with AVAS Soie d'alger 1714. It can also be stitched over two threads on 170mm wide banding.  The stitch count is 73 x 985

You will receive a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet

Price: US$32



 



I am to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me within 24 hours please firstly check your spam/junk box and thereafter contact me at istitch37@gmail.com

 
posted by Carol R at 19:09 | Permalink |
Friday, 4 February 2022
My Forever Love

 


Here is my Valentine freebie for 2022.  Model stitched by the lovely Carol S  stitched 1 over 1 with Victorian Motto floss. Thank you Carol for such a lovely model.





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posted by Carol R at 22:31 | Permalink |
Thursday, 13 January 2022
Sampler Needleroll


The Sampler Needleroll stitched 1*2 on 40ct white Newcastle line with AVAS 1715 (DMC 312) blue. The sampler was stitched 1*2 on 36ct white linen with AVAS 2926 (DMC 312) red. The stitch count is 90 x 60

Finishing instructions for both the needle roll and the hemstitching for the sampler are available on my Tutorials Blog - see sidebar

You will received a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet

Price : US$10








 

 I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me within 24 hours please firstly check your spambot/junk mail and thereafter contact me at istitch37@gmail.com


 
posted by Carol R at 14:35 | Permalink |
Sunday, 26 December 2021
Sew Advent 2021

Sew Advent 2021 - this was a SAL for Advent 2021 and now the chart is available to purchase here. The stitch count is 27 x 483 and the model is stitched one over one (although it can be stitched over two on wider banding) with AVAS silk threads Blanc Optique (DMC B5200) white, AVAS 2242 (DMC 676) gold, AVAS 3834 (DMC 640) brown, AVAS 2926 (DMC 814) red, AVAS 2126 (DMC 935) green. 

You will received a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet 

Price: US$20





I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me within 24 hours, please firstly check your spam box and thereafter email me at istitch37@gmail.com



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posted by Carol R at 12:37 | Permalink |
Sunday, 12 December 2021
Christmas Freebie 2021


 



Here is my Christmas freebie for 2021. I'm sorry it's late but time got away with me. Model stitched by the lovely Carol S - thank you Carol.



Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Carol 😊



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posted by Carol R at 12:09 | Permalink |
Monday, 6 December 2021
First Christmas

First Christmas - this was designed for my twin great grandchildren, Connie and Henry. It is stitched 1*2 on 40ct white Newcastle linen with DMC threads. The stitch count is 41 x 60. Full upper case and lower case alphabets included for personalisation 

You will receive a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet

Price: US$9





I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please spam/junk mail  and thereafter contact me at istitch37@gmail.com 


 
posted by Carol R at 12:34 | Permalink |
Friday, 15 October 2021
Sew Advent 2021 SAL

 


 

The above picture shows the materials needed for the Sew Advent 2021 SAL as supplied by Steekjes & Kruisjes  *here* Although you will find this site is in Dutch (soon to be in English too) it is easy enough to order by emailing them. 

Registration is now open for this SAL which runs from December 1 to 24. Each day you will receive a small bite size chart to stitch and, if you keep up, you will  have a finished piece in time for Christmas. It is stitched one over one on 50mm wide banding (28ct) although, if you prefer you can stitch over two on a wider (100mm) banding. There is a Facebook group for iStitch Designs *here* where progress will be posted. The silk threads used are by Au Ver a Soie but DMC colours can be used. Spools to fit the banding are also available. 

The price for this SAL is US$18. Please email me for standard information and to register at istitch37@gmail.com 

 
posted by Carol R at 18:34 | Permalink |
Wednesday, 11 August 2021

 PLEASE READ If you want to purchase more than one chart, please email me at istitch37@gmail.com  stating which charts you wish to buy and letting me know your Paypal email address. I can then send you a total Paypal invoice which should save on costs. For those of you who do not have Paypal please email me. Would you like to receive an email when a new chart is released? If so, please email me and join my mailing list. If you re-post any charts on Pinterest please pin before you enlarge the chart so it links back as too many 'free charts' are just linking to the charts. Thank you

 
posted by Carol R at 09:20 | Permalink |
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Jade Band Sampler

Jade Band Sampler - this design was the most recent SAL which has now finished and the chart is released for general sale. It stitch one over one on 28ct linen banding (100mm wide) with AVAS sore d'alger 205. It can also be stitched over two threads on 170mm wide banding. The stitch count is 73 x 985.

You will received a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet

Price: US$32










I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me within 24 hours please firstly check your spam/junk box and thereafter contact. My email address is istitch37@gmail.com



 
posted by Carol R at 11:49 | Permalink |
Monday, 5 July 2021
SALs
Two new SALs from iStitch Designs: 

 1. Sew Advent SAL 2021 which runs from Dec 1-24. A standard information sheet is being prepared and will be supplied on registration. This is a very small daily stitch and, if you keep up, you will have a finished piece by Christmas Day. Price: US$18 

 2. Denim Band Sampler SAL 2022. This SAL starts on the first Friday in January 2022. It is stitched 1*1 on 28ct linen banding with AVAS 1714 silk thread. This has the same stitch count as Blue Band Sampler, Red Band Sampler, Black Band Sampler, Amethyste Band Sampler and the current SAL Jade Band Sampler - 73 x 985. Price: US$30

If you are interested in any of the above please email me at istitch37@mail.com Registration is now open with invoices being sent out in later in the year. 

Jade Band Sampler is the ongoing SAL. We are on Week 26 of a 30 week SAL. If you are interested in joining at even this late stage - please email me. The pattern will be available as a whole after the SAL is finished.

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posted by Carol R at 22:11 | Permalink |
Saturday, 8 May 2021
There are still spaces left on the Jade Band Sampler 2021 SAL. This is a 30 week SAL which started on January 8. If you wish to join or would like further information (no obligation) please email me at istitch37@gmail.com The price is US$30 and is payabe by Paypal. There are two iStitch Designs Facebook pages one is a general iStitch Designs https://www.facebook.com/groups/1390006281256054/ but there is also an iStitch Designs Band Sampler SAL pa at https://www.facebook.com/groups/187296105090617/ Β  You are welcome to join either one or both. They are closed groups but easy enough to join.Β 

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posted by Carol R at 10:03 | Permalink |
Tuesday, 9 February 2021
Valentine Freebie 2021
Always and Forever - Valentine 2021 - stitched, finished and photographed by my grand-daughter Meg Ridyard

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posted by Carol R at 12:23 | Permalink |
Saturday, 28 November 2020
Christmas Freebie 2020




Here is my Christmas 2020 freebie once again beautifully stitched and finished by the talented  Carol S

Thank you Carol for stitching this lovely ornament

It is stitched on PTP 40ct linen in Gold Doubloom with CC threads English Ivy, Apple Fritter and Sassy Brass



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posted by Carol R at 18:48 | Permalink |
Friday, 18 September 2020
Christmas Needleroll 2020

 

Christmas Needleroll 2020 stitched 1*2 on 40ct white Newcastle linen with AVAS 2924 (DMC 815) and embellished with tiny silver beads. The stitch count is 65 x 44

Finishing instructions are available on my Tutorials Blog - see sidebar

You will receive a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet


Price: US$8





I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me within 24 hours please firstly check your spambot/junk mail  and thereafter contact me. My email address can be found on my profile. 
 
 





 
posted by Carol R at 12:41 | Permalink |
Saturday, 4 July 2020
Burgundy Band Sampler
Burgundy Band Sampler - this design was the most recent SAL which has now finished and the chart is released for general sale. It is stitched one over one on a 28ct linen banding (100mm wide) with AVAS soie d'alger 2926. The stitch count is 73 x 985.

You will receive a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet

Price US$30





I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me within 24 hours please firstly check your spam/junk box and thereafter contact me. My email address is istitch37@gmail.com



 
posted by Carol R at 10:45 | Permalink |
Wednesday, 1 July 2020
Burgundy Band Sampler

Coming soon




The Burgundy Band Sampler SAL finishes this Friday and the chart will be available after the weekend. It is stitched one over one on 28ct 100mm wide linen banding with AVAS 2926. It is also possible to stitch this over two on the wider 170mm banding. The stitch count is 73 x 985. 

I am taking pre-orders now so please email me at istitch37@gmail.com   The price is US$30

Be safe 
Carol




 
posted by Carol R at 23:08 | Permalink |
Tuesday, 24 December 2019
Sew Advent 2019

Sew Advent 2019 - this was a SAL for Advent 2019 and now the chart is available to purchase here. The stitch count is 146w x 50h and the model is stitched 1*2 on white 40ct linen with NPI silk threads in NPI silk threads 991BB (white)(DMC B5200), 973 (brown)(DMC3021), 406 (green)(DMC 895) and 504 (red)(DMC816). The four-sided stitch edging is done with no 12 DMC white perle cotton.

You will receive a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet

Price: US$17





I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me within 24 hours, please firstly check your spam box and thereafter contact me. My email address can be found on my profile.





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posted by Carol R at 08:29 | Permalink |
Friday, 29 November 2019
Christmas freebie 2019






Here is my Christmas 2019 freebie beautifully stitched and finished once again by the lovely Carol S

Thank you Carol for stitching such a lovely ornament 







If you re-post this please do so before you enlarge the chart so it links back as too many 'free charts' are just linking to the charts. Designers have these free charts to encourage people to visit their site! Thank you.

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posted by Carol R at 22:21 | Permalink |
Thursday, 28 November 2019
Merry Christmas Band

By request I am releasing the Merry Christmas Band. This is stitched 2 over 2 on 2.5cm 28ct linen banding.
Price: $7

I am also willing to personalise this for an extra $3 - you will need to email me to order this. You can find my email address on my Profile










I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me with 24 hours please firstly check your spam box and thereafter contact me. My email address can be found on my profile



 
posted by Carol R at 14:17 | Permalink |
Sunday, 6 October 2019
Burgundy Band Sampler 2020 SAL





Burgundy Band Sampler 2020 SAL - This is a 28 week SAL which starts on January 3. The charts will be sent out every Friday and the sections are quite do-able and leave time for your other stitching. Please note that this does not have to be stitched on banding and can be stitched in any colour thread of your choice. 

The cost of this SAL is US$27 and covers Parts 1 and 2 (plus a bonus chart) and is payable by Paypal.

This 100mm wide banding can be obtained from Marijke *here* you will need to purchase 100cm to complete the sampler. If you have difficulty with the site being in Dutch just email Marijke at ateliersteekjesenkruisjes@gmail.com  explain you are joining iStitch Designs Burgundy Band Sampler 2020 SAL and giving her your address and PayPal address. She will then work out mailing costs and send you an invoice. She speaks/writes in excellent English. I understand it is available from Sassy Jacks too.

I used AVAS soie d’alger 2926 (6 skeins) but you can, of course, stitch this band is any colour/threads of your choice. 

The above picture only shows a section of Part 1.

There are two iStitch Designs Facebook pages - one just a general iStitch Designs *here* but there is also an iStitch Designs Burgundy Band Sampler SAL page *here*  this is currently called the Amethyste Band Sampler SAL but will change once the new SAL starts. You are welcome to join either one or both. They are closed groups but easy enough to join. 

If you wish to join the SAL or you have any questions - please do not hesitate to ask. Just email me at istitch37@gmail.com



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posted by Carol R at 13:21 | Permalink |
Tuesday, 27 August 2019
Amethyste Band Sampler


Amethyste Band Sampler - this design was the latest SAL which has now finished and the chart is released for general sale. It is stitched one over one on a 28ct banding with two shades of AVAS soie d'alger (3324 and 3325). The stitch count is 73 x 985

You will receive a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet

Price: US$30








I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me with 24 hours please firstly check your spam box and thereafter contact me. My email address can be found on my profile



 
posted by Carol R at 09:42 | Permalink |
Thursday, 15 August 2019
Raffle
*EDITED* This raffle was drawn on September 7 and the winners were:

1st Prize - Linda Daelemans
2nd Prize - Hieke Biesheuvel




These are the prizes for the iStitch Designs Raffle being held in conjunction with the Burgundy Band Sampler SAL which start the first Friday in January 2020. 1st prize is a complete kit to stitch this project - weekly charts, banding, 6 skeins of the AVAS silk threads and a beautiful cherry wood spool custom made to fit the banding. 2nd prize is a French glass frog - just right to display your scissors!  If you want to join this SAL please email me (you can find my email address under my Profile). The Raffle will be drawn the first week in September. 




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posted by Carol R at 12:06 | Permalink |
Tuesday, 30 July 2019
SALs


Two new SALs from iStitch Designs:

1.  Sew Advent SAL 2019 which runs from Dec 1-24. It is stitched 1*2 on 40ct white Newcastle linen with NPI silk threads 504, 406, 973 and DMC white perle cotton 12 for the four-sided stitch surround. This is a very small daily stitch and, if you keep up, you will have a finished piece by Christmas Day. Price: US$15

2. Burgundy Band Sampler SAL 2020. This SAL starts on the first Friday in January 2020. It is stitched 1*1 on 28ct linen banding with AVAS 2915 silk thread. This has the same stitch count as Blue Band Sampler, Red Band Sampler, Black Band Sampler and the ongoing SAL Amethyste Band Sampler - 73 x 985. Price: US$27

Spools are available to order at US$22 plus tracked shipping of $18 (1 or 2) or $22 (3 or 4). They come in 3 sizes 80mm, 90mm and 100mm and in two colours light and dark. 

There is also a raffle to win a complete kit for the Burgundy Band Sampler  - the pattern, the banding, silk threads and a spool and to include postage. Price: $15 


If you are interested in any of the above please email me - my email address can be found on my Profile. Registration is now open with invoices and information email being sent out in August.

Amethyste Band Sampler is the ongoing SAL. We are on Weeks 24 of a 28 week SAL. If you are interested in joining at even this late stage - please email me.  The pattern will be available as a whole after the SAL is finished.


 
posted by Carol R at 08:08 | Permalink |
Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Christmas Needleroll 2019


Christmas Needleroll 2019 stitched 1*2 on 40ct white Newcastle linen with AVAS 2929 (DMC 815) and AVAS 1845 (DMC 319) and embellished with tiny silver beads. The stitch count is 61 x 47

Finishing instructions are available on my Tutorials Blog

You will receive a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet

Price: US$7





I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me without 24 hours please firstly check your spam box and thereafter contact me. My email address can be found on my profile.



 
posted by Carol R at 16:38 | Permalink |
Monday, 15 April 2019
Easter 2019







Here is my Easter freebie for 2019.  There's still time to stitch this for Easter! I would love to add a picture of your stitched version - enjoy!

If you re-post this please do so before you enlarge the chart so it links back as too many 'free charts' are just linking to the charts. Designers have these free charts to encourage people to visit their site! Thank you.





Cornelia made her own version of the Easter freebie. Thank you Cornelia for allowing me to share.
If you have stitched this please send me a picture so I can post it here.





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posted by Carol R at 12:16 | Permalink |
Sunday, 20 January 2019
Black Band Sampler


Black Band Sampler - this design was a SAL which has now finished so the chart is released for general sale. It is stitched one over one on a hole-edged natural linen banding with NPI silk threads in black and red. The stitch count is 73 x 985. It can, of course, be stitched in any colour on any type of fabric.

You will receive a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet

Price: US$30 









I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me within 24 hours please firstly check your spam box and thereafter contact me. My email address can be found on my profile.




 
posted by Carol R at 12:52 | Permalink |
Friday, 18 January 2019
Mini Band Sampler II

This is the second in the series of Mini Band Samplers designed to fit inside a Tim Holtz locket. This was stitched one thread over one linen thread with AVAS Soie Surfine 109 on 40ct linen dyed with walnut ink. The stitch count is 29 x 190

You will receive a pdf file with a colour front sheet 

Price: $6






I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me within 24 hours please firstly check your spam box and thereafter contact me. My email address can be found on my profile.


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posted by Carol R at 11:51 | Permalink |
Saturday, 29 December 2018
Amethyste Band Sampler SAL 2019






Amethyste Band Sampler SAL 2019 - This is a 28 week SAL which starts in mid February. The charts will be sent out every Friday and the sections are quite do-able and leave time for your other stitching. Please note that this does not have to be stitched on banding and can be stitched in any colour thread of your choice. 

The cost of this SAL is US$27 and covers Parts 1 & 2 (and a bonus chart) and is payable by Paypal.

This 90mm wide banding can be obtained from Marijke at https://www.ateliersteekjesenkruisjes.nl/c-4651097/amethyste-band-sampler-sal/?fbclid=IwAR01-OQm095z27u-X1Ya7OsNQtQxcRGOI1BpF_TyQR9rDcupxNuih-JQL60  you will need to purchase 100cm to complete the sampler. If you have difficulty with the site being in Dutch just email Marijke at ateliersteekjesenkruisjes@gmail.com  explain you are joining iStitch Designs Amethyste Band Sampler SAL and giving her your address and PayPal address. She will then work out mailing costs and send you an invoice. She speaks/writes in excellent English. I understand it is available from Sassy Jacks too.

I used two shades of AVAS soie d’alger 3324 (5 skeins) and 3325 (1 skein) but you can, of course, stitch this band is any colour/threads of your choice. 

The above picture only shows a section of Part 1.

There are two iStitch Designs Facebook pages - one just a general iStitch Designs https://www.facebook.com/groups/1390006281256054/ but there is also an iStitch Designs Red Band Sampler SAL page https://www.facebook.com/groups/187296105090617/  You are welcome to join either one or both. They are closed groups but easy enough to join. 

If you have any questions - please do not hesitate to ask. Just email me - my email address can be found on my profile.

 
posted by Carol R at 15:35 | Permalink |
Saturday, 24 November 2018
Christmas Freebie 2018






Here is my Christmas 2018 freebie beautifully stitched and finished once again by the lovely Carol S
Thank you Carol for stitching such a lovely ornament and love that you have snow to produce such a great picture!





If you re-post this please do so before you enlarge the chart so it links back as too many 'free charts' are just linking to the charts. Designers have these free charts to encourage people to visit their site! Thank you.



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posted by Carol R at 23:57 | Permalink |
Thursday, 27 September 2018
Christmas Needleroll 2018


Christmas Needleroll 2018 stitched 1*2 on 40ct Newcastle white linen with NPI 448 (DMC 817) and NPI 404 (DMC 3345) and has tiny red beads for the holly berries. The stitch count is 60w x 48H.

Finishing instructions will be given on my Tutorials Blog shortly.

You will receive a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet

Price: US$7






I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me within 24 hours please firstly check your spam box and thereafter contact me. My email address can be found on my profile.



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posted by Carol R at 10:44 | Permalink |
Friday, 7 September 2018
Mini Band Sampler
This Mini Band was designed to fit inside a Tim Holtz Locket book. The blue model was stitched on 40ct white linen with AVAS Soie Surfine 2652 and the red model on 40 antique white linen with AVAS Soie Surfine 109. Both models are stitched one thread over one linen thread. The stitch count is 29 x 190

Price: US$6

You will receive a pdf file with a colour frontsheet






I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from me within 24 hours please firstly check your spam box and thereafter contact me. My email address can be found on my profile.


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posted by Carol R at 10:26 | Permalink |
Saturday, 7 July 2018
Red Band Sampler


Red Band Sampler - originally released as a SAL. It is stitched 1 over 1 on a pretty hole-edged banding (28ct) with Gloriana Schoolhouse Red. This stitch count is 73 x 985 (including the bonus chart).  It can, of course be stitched in any colour on any type of fabric. 

You will receive a pdf file with a colour picture/frontsheet

Price: US$30






I aim to send out charts as soon as your payment is received but please bear in mind any time difference as I live in the UK. If you do not hear from within 24 hours, please firstly check your spambox and thereafter contact me. My email address can be found on my profile.

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posted by Carol R at 14:54 | Permalink |
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