Garden Series by Blackbird Designs Stitch-A-Long

BBD Garden Club  series SAL 2016 - Facebook Group

The Garden Series is the newest offering by the Blackbird Design ladies. Over the next 12 months, the Garden Club series will reflect a cherished aspect of gardening. It might be a lovely basket of flowers, bees buzzing from flower to flower, or,  an abundant harvest of cherries.  All of the charts have now been released. 

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  • Basket of Cherries
  • Apple Orchard
  • Honey Bee
  • Sweet Home
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Tulip and Lily
  • Climbing the Trellis
  • The Rarest Flower
  • The Gardener
  • How Does the Lily Grow
  • Fairy Garden
  • All In A Row

NOTE: Sweet Home, number 4 in the series has an error in the chart. The open circle on the graph is Gentle Arts Toasted Barley.

 They can be stitched as individual pieces for framing as shown above, as a pincushion, or as one large sampler.

Garden Series Parts 1, 2, and 3.
First three charts in Garden series stitched together.

Blackbird Design Garden Series #4, #5, and #6.
Charts 4, 5, and 6 of the Garden series
stitched as a vertical piece by Anne Powell Carr.

All 12 pieces are stitched on 32ct. Weeks Dye Works linen BUT each pattern uses a different color of linen. Each piece in the series is a 4" square. You might also choose to stitch the piece on one single piece of fabric rather than stitching them together at the end.

  1. Basket of Cherries - 65w x 65h was stitched on 32ct. Cocoa.
  2. Apple Orchard - 65w x 65h was stitched on 32 ct. Confederate Gray
  3. Honey Bee - Left side of model is 37W x 65H and stitched on 32ct Beige Linen by Weeks Dye Works Right side of model is 28W x 65H. and is stitched on 32 count Confederate Grey Linen by Weeks Dye Works.
  4. Sweet Home - 65W x 65H  stitched on 32 Ct. Beige linen
  5. Butterfly Garden - 65W x 65H  stitched on 32ct straw and 32ct parchment linen from Weeks Dye Works
  6. Tulip and Lily - 65w x 65h stitched on 32ct Weeks Dye Works Cappuccino Linen
  7. Climbing the Trellis - stitch count of each side is 29w x 65h stitched on 32ct beige and 32ct cappuccino linen from Weeks Dye Works
  8. The Rarest Flower - 65w x 65h stitched on 32 Ct. Putty Linen by Weeks Dye Works
  9. The Gardener - 65w x 65h 32 Ct.  stitched on Parchment linen by Weeks Dye Works
  10. How Does the Lily Grow - 65w x 65h stitched on 32 Ct. Parchment by Weeks Dye Works
  11. Fairy Garden - 65x x 65h stitched on 32 Ct. Straw by Weeks Dye Works
  12. All in a Row - Top Design Size: 65W x 31H Fabric: 32ct. Straw by Weeks Dye Works .Bottom Design Size: 65W x 31H Fabric: 32ct. Cornsilk by Weeks Dye Works .