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March 10, 2019
Never Ending Sampler Panel 5 Band 3 from Kitty and Me Designs

Today I have Band 3 of Panel 5 of The Never Ending Sampler:


This is an easy border worked with cross stitch, backstitch and some French Knots.

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March 1, 2019
Never Ending Sampler Panel 5 Band 1 from Kitty and Me Designs

I hope everyone is caught up on all the panels of The Never Ending Sampler.  Are you ready to start on Panel 5?

Here it is:

As with Panel 4, we'll be working with a specific color palette however, you're welcome to change the colors or threads to anything you like.  This is your sampler so you do it your way.  Here is the key:

Right click on the images and save to your computer then print.  These pages will each print on a 8 1/2 X 11 sheet of paper.

Happy Stitching and Happy Weekend!


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December 24, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 14 - Panel Complete and Merry Christmas!! from Kitty and Me Designs

Good morning everyone and Merry Christmas!!!

Today I have the final band of Panel 4 of the Never Ending Sampler!  I had to do a little figuring but I got my timing just right as I wanted to have Band 14 ready by Christmas!!! 

First, here is the complete sampler:

And here is the page for Band 14:

I hope ya'll like this panel.  I did it a little differently than the previous panels but of course, I still want everyone to do it their way.  My color choices are only suggestions and this will continue as we move ...

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December 21, 2018
Never Ending Sampler - Panel 4 Band 13 from Kitty and Me Designs

Good Morning everyone!  Today I have Panel 4 Band 13 of the Never Ending Sampler:

Since Band 12 was a quick to stitch band, I thought I'd give everyone another band to work on over the weekend.

The last and final band for Panel 4 will be released this coming week.  Then I'll give everyone a little time to get caught up before starting on Panel 5.

Happy Stitching!

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December 19, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 12 from Kitty and Me Designs

Happy Christmas everyone!  I have Band 12 of Panel 4 of the Never Ending Sampler today.

This one is quite easy so I fit it all on one page:

Right click on the image and save to your hard drive.  Print in any graphic software.

This band is satin stitched.  Use 3 strands of floss.  The color key is on the page.

We're almost to the bottom of this panel!  I think we only have 2 more bands to go!  I hope everyone is enjoying it!

I've been working on some brand new cross stitch patterns for Spring ...

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December 1, 2018
The Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 11 from Kitty and Me Designs

Today I have Panel 4 Band 11 of the Never Ending Sampler project.  First, the entire panel so far:

And here is the pattern with the band 10 overlap for placement purposes:

Also, since this was designed for you to include your initial on it, here is the alphabet:

Just cross stitch, backstitch and french knots.  Use the same color key as for the rest of the sampler.

Happy Stitching!!



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November 24, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 10 from Kitty and Me Designs

I hope everyone is having a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend!

Today I have Panel 4 Band 10 of The Never Ending Sampler.  First, the entire design so far:

And here is the page for Band 10.  I've included Band 9 for placement purposes:

Band 10 has a lovely Rhodes stitch along with a Smyrna cross.

Right click on the image and save to your hard drive.  Print in any graphic software!


Don't forget, the upcoming Valentine's Day Mystery Cross Stitch Stitch-Along starts on January 1st!!

Pre-orders will start on December 1st in my Etsy shop!!


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November 17, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 9 from Kitty and Me Designs

Today I have Panel 4 Band 9 of The Never Ending Sampler Stitch Along.  First, here's the design so far:

And here is Band 9 overlapping with Band 8 for placement purposes:

Right click on the pattern, save to your hard drive and print in any graphic software.

Also, be sure to read about my upcoming 2019 Valentine's Day Cross Stitch Mystery Stitch Along!


The Start Date is January 1, 2019!!!

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November 10, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 8 from Kitty and Me Designs

Wow!  I can't believe we're up to Band 8 of Panel 4 of The Never Ending Cross Stitch Sampler!!!

First, here's the entire design so far:

And here is the chart with Band 7 for placement purposes:

Band 8 includes a lovely Herringbone stitch.  If you need directions for doing the Herringbone, please visit Sharon B's Stitch Dictionary for complete instructions.

To print the pattern, right click on the image, save to your hard drive and then print in any graphic software.  It will fit on an 8 1/2 X 11 sheet of paper.


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November 5, 2018
The Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 7 from Kitty and Me Designs

Today I have Panel 4 Band 7 of The Never Ending Sampler.  First, the entire sampler so far:

Band 7 uses cross stitch, backstitch and satin stitched flowers.

Here's Band 7 with the Band 6 overlap for placement purposes:

Click on the image, right click to save to your computer and then print in any graphic software.


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October 30, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 6 from Kitty and Me Designs

Today I have Band 6 of Panel 4 of The Never Ending Sampler.  First, the complete design so far:

Here the pattern for Band 6 with the Band 5 overlap for placement purposes:

This is cross stitch and back stitch.  Use the same color key as for the previous bands.  The backstitching on the bottom of the hearts is worked with 1 strand of DMC 839.


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October 22, 2018
The Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 5 from Kitty and Me Designs

If you've been waiting for the next installment of The Never Ending Sampler, here it is!

Panel 4 Band 5



Worked in cross stitch and backstitch.  Use the same color key as for the previous bands.

Here is the chart:
 
 I've included Band 4 for placement purposes!! 



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October 18, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 4 from Kitty and Me Designs

For those of you who love Blackwork embroidery, you'll enjoy Band 4 of Panel 4 of the Never Ending Sampler!

This is what we have so far:

Click on the image, save your computer and print in any graphic software.



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October 15, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 3 from Kitty and Me Designs

Today I have Panel 4 Band 3 of The Never Ending Sampler.  First, the entire design so far:

Here is the charted version:

And finally the key:

Band 4 is worked with cross stitch, straight stitch, french knots, and small rhodes hearts.

Just click on each image, download to your computer and print.



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October 6, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 2 from Kitty and Me Designs

Today I have Band 2 of Panel 4 of the Never Ending Sampler:


Right click on the images and save to your hard drive.  Then you can print them in any graphic software you have.  If you have any trouble printing these files, please let me know.

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October 4, 2018
The Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Part 1 from Kitty and Me Designs

For those you who are stitching on the Never Ending Sampler project, I have Panel 4 Band 1 for you today.  If you're new to this free cross stitch sampler, click on the link above to learn more about it.

Panel 4 will work a little differently than the previous 3 panels.  I am giving you a traditional color key for the design.  You are still welcome to change colors and/or threads if you want.  It's your sampler so please feel free to make it what you want it to be.  My color choices are only suggestions ...

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September 11, 2018
The Never Ending Sampler Leaflets and PDF Downloads from Kitty and Me Designs

As per several requests, I have made the 1st Panels of The Never Ending Sampler available in full as both professionally printed leaflets and Instant PDF Downloads!

The Never Ending Sampler Panel 1

The Never Ending Sampler Panel 2

The Never Ending Sampler Panel 3

If you're enjoying this project but prefer to work the samplers as a whole, rather than doing this as a stitch along, you can order either print versions or Instant PDF downloads from my Magcloud store:

http://www.magcloud.com/user/kitty-and-me

Or my Etsy shop:

http://www.kittyandme.etsy.com/

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September 6, 2018
NES - Band #1, Rows 1-4 from Shawkl

Here's my progress so far in the Never Ending Sampler stitch-a-long cross-stitch project. The design is presented in rows and is free to participants. If you want to give this a try...you can find it at Pam Kellogg's blogsite. Pam is also preparing pdf downloads which will soon be available for folks (like me) that like to work from a paper pattern rather than have a tablet or computer handy. There is also a Facebook group documenting their progress...for more eye-candy. You can read all about that on Pam's blog as well.

I'm stitch ...

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September 3, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Information from Kitty and Me Designs

For those of you stitching the Never Ending Sampler, I wanted to let you know that Panel 4 will start in a couple of weeks.  You'll need to get out your DMC threads for this Panel but you'll still be able to choose your own colors for some parts of it.

Also, I've had some suggestions and requests to offer each Panel as a PDF file in my Etsy shop.  Yes, I will do this.  I'll get them ready later this week and make them available for a small fee as Instant PDF Downloads.

Here are ...

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August 30, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Complete Panel 3 Band 16 from Kitty and Me Designs

This is it everyone!  The final band for Panel 3 of the Never Ending Sampler:

Here is Band 16 by itself:

It's a simple little snowflake border worked in cross stitches and straight stitches.

Here it is with the overlap for placement purposes:





Next week, I'll talk about Panel 4 which will be a little different the first 3 Panels.




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