What is a champion stitcher to do? The Stitchlympics are for the brave stitcher, who wishes to challenge themselves in an effort to be considered truly a master stitcher! Come and test your stitchy metal along with other stitchers! Stitchers will join teams to compete in the games! Below is a list of events teams will compete in. We hope that you will join us for this exciting event. The event will run from August 5th through August 21. You must be in the facebook group Cross Stitch, It's fun! You must also join the event on that group Stitchlympics no later than July 31, 2016. From there you will be assigned a team. We hope to see you soon! Day One: Opening Ceremony
Stitch for an hour, count your stitches and send it to your team Captain.
Day Two: 15-minute Sprint
Ready, Set, Stitch for 15 minutes and then count your stitches. Send your Stitch Count to your team Captain.
Day Three : 3 hour Marathon
Stitch for 3 hours and count your stitches. Send your Stitch Count to your team Captain.
Day Four: 30 Minute Sprint Relay
Stitch For 30 minutes and then count your stitches. Send your Stitch Count to your team captain. The team Totals will be combined for this event.
Day Five: Javelin Stitch
Stitch with your opposite hand for as long as you can and then count your stitches and send them to your team lead.
Day Six : New Start Marathon
See how many new projects you can start in one day. To count as a new start you must put in 50 stitches in each project. (pictures will need to be posted of each new start)
Day Seven: Specialty Stitches
How many different Specialty Stitches can you do? Points will be awarded for each different Type of specialty stitch.
Day Eight: Bobbinating
Wind bobbins for 10 minutes (no electric power) Count how many bobbins you finished and report to your team lead.
Day Nine: Go For Gold
Stitch with something Sparkly (krinik, blending filament or metallic) for 2 hours. Count your stitches and report them to your team captain.
Day Ten: Beading
Stitch with beads for 2 hours. Count your beads and report how many you completed to your team captain.
Day Eleven: Blind Stitching
Wear a blindfold and stitch for 5 minutes. Count your Stitches and post a pic. (we recommend using a scrap of fabric)
Day Twelve: Stitching Marathon
Stitch till you drop time. This will be both a team and personal event. Stitch as long as you can. Posting a before and after picture. Send your stitching time to your team captain.
Day Thirteen: Stitching Gymnastics
Stitch on as many wips as you can. 50 stitches each wip. Send your count to your team captain. This will be both a team and personal event.
Day Fourteen: Stitching Triathlon
Must stitch with three from the following list (Silks, satins, hand dyed threads, Pearl cotton, Krinik, metallic, blending filament, beads, or whisper threads) Count your stitches at the end of the day and report to your team captain.
Day fifteen: Blackwork
Stitch on a Blackwork project. Count your stitches at the end of the day and report to your team captain.
Day Sixteen: Rings
Stitch a Circle in a full coverage project with 10 x 10 blocks. This one should be started on day one. Post pictures of your completed circle.
Day Seventeen: Closing Ceremony
Stitch on what you like for one hour. At the end of the event count your stitches and send it to your team Captain. We will Post a Total count of how many stitches were accomplished as a group.