The header says it all - join us each month for some Americana or Patriotic stitching - stitch as little or as much as you want. Post progress pics and finishes as you go along. If you can't post one month - there is always next month! This is a stress free SAL!
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Now, I promised you quizzes, competitions and giveaways. So, I will kick it off with a little giveaway (not sure what yet, but it will be an Americana cross stitch design). However, you have to work for it a little - just a little.
To be eligible to win the prize, you need to POST, sometime this month, showing a little bit of Americana and telling us a little bit about WHY you love stitching Americana or Patriotic designs. Easy, hey?
I will kick it off:
I love what I call Americana stitching or what is sometimes called by U.S. stitchers Patriotic stitching. We just do not seem to have that same sort of genre of designs here in Australia. I think my love of Americana began when I studied American history in Year 11, I still remember my textbook was called "From sea to shining sea". Let's see, that would be forty years ago now - lol! I learnt about the seven colonies, then the thirteen colonies and on it went - fascinating.
So, I found that I am drawn to stitching American designs, like Liberty Lane below: