Steotchalong 5: The “Official” Endings

Steotchalong 5 began with a Bible verse, and concluded with 14 possible ‘official’ endings. Our hundreds of steotchalongers remixed and remade all of them – plus many more of their own creation. But before we share some of those – here are the endings we designed, as stitched by our gentle participants:

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Steotchalong 5 – The End!

Steotchalong 5 has now closed; patterns may become available at some future date, but are, for the time being, stashed away in the Steotch Vault. This was the biggest, craziest, funnest year by far.  We’ll be reviewing your submissions and announcing contest winners soon. Huge thanks to everyone who played along – more coming very soon. Much love, Us

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Steotchalong 5: Contest Deets

Share your progress and win fabulous prizes!! Every year, we encourage you to share your WIP pics: show us some amazing place you’ve brought your Steotchalong; capture that smugness on your cat’s face when he knows he’s sitting on your stitching; document every glorious mistake you’ve got to rip out; show us what you’re watching on TV as you stitch; find a local celebrity to pose with you and your WIP… you know, impress us all with your creativity and style.  And of course, send in your general WIP pics, too, so we can include them in our slideshow compilation and weekly updates. Use hashtag #Steotchalong on Instagram or Twitter. Post to our Facebook page or in the Steotchalong group on FB. Email them to emily @t steotch dert com. (subject line: WIP pic) This year’s WIP Pic Contests will be judged in the following areas: Cutest. Because it’s the Internet, and you all have babies and pets and adorable grandmas who deserve to be recognized as such.  Really, show us something freaking precious, you guys.  Fight for it. Distance from HQ. That’s right, from Steotch Global Headquarters here in Durham, NC, USA.  Which of you are stitching from farthest away?  We want to see from all of our International stitchers this year, so please send pictures! Largest group of Steotchalongers. We know that many of you roped your friends into stitching with you and others have found local Steotch neighbors in the FB Steotchalongers group.  Get together, stitch over...

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Steotchalong 5: Back On My Bullshit

OFFICIAL RULES AND SUCH:  Please read carefully! WHAT IS IT? It’s the return of the internet’s premier cross stitch mystery stitchalong.  We create a mystery pattern and dole it out to you in weekly installments.  You don’t know what you’re stitching at first, but it slowly becomes apparent as you go along, and by the time you figure it out, you and thousands of your new friends around the world are having too much fun to stop.  Also, there are jokes. WHY IS IT? It’s for fun.  It’s for making friends.  It’s for sharing your talents.  It’s for sending Steotch a little do re me. WHO IS IT? Anyone can join in- you, your moms, your gramps, your kid.  It’s open to anyone around the world who wants to take part.  This year’s design is built to be very accessible- quick and easy. Learn to stitch with us!  There’ll never be a better time. Each week’s pattern will be fast to stitch up- you’ll hardly have to put down that margarita all summer long.  There will be different text and image options to choose from in the final pattern installment, some of which may be more complex than others, but overall, the basic design is very simple. HOW DOES IT WORK? Weekly and for 7 weeks, starting in July, we will post a pattern to our website (http://steotch.com).  Go there and download it.  Each week’s pattern will build on the previous one, but completed stitches will be grayed out to...

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