Honeysuckle Manor by Blackbird Designs

Honeysuckle Manor is a 40 page booklet a number of different projects  Includes chart and directions for nine vintage-inspired counted cross-stitch projects from pincushions to samplers. 

There are several smaller projects in addition to those listed below.

Honeysuckle Manor by Blackbird Designs.

Hannah Lovina Joslin -1856

Hannah Lovina Josline - 1856 from Honeysuckle Manor.

Stitch Count: 143w x 159h

Recommended Fabric: 30 ct. Sheep's Straw linen (R & R Reproductions)

14/28ct - 10 1/4 x 11 3/8 plus 3 inches all sides =161/4 x 17 3/8
16/32ct - 9 x 10 plus 3 inches all sides = 15 x16
18/36ct - 8 x 8 7/8 plus 3 inches all sides = 14 x 14 7/8

Recommended Floss: Classic Colorworks (CC), Gentle Art Sampler Thread (GA) and Weeks Dye Works (WDW) or DMC

  • CC Country Lane (DMC 3864)
  • CC Olive Branch (DMC 372)
  • CC Cappuccino (DMC 3859/3858)
  • GA Apple Cider (DMC 612)
  • GA Cidermill Brown (DMC 611)
  • GA Lambswool (DMC 3866/842)
  • GA Old Hickory (DMC 830)
  • GA Raspberry Frost (DMC 3861-3860)
  • WDW Baked Apple (DMC 3722/3721)
  • WDW Confederate Gray (DMC 3023/3022)
  • WDW Palomino - 3 skeins  (DMC 3011/612)
  • WDW Putty (DMC 371/372)
  • WDW Red Pear (DMC 3859/3722)

Specialty Stitches: None

A Stitcher's Companion

A Stitcher's Companion from Honeysuckle Manor.

Stitch Count: 60 x 60

Recommended Fabric: 30 ct. Ligonier Latte linen (R & R Reproductions)

14/28ct - 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 plus 2 inches all sides = 8 1/4 x 81/4
16/32ct - 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 plus 2 inches all sides =  7 3/4 x 7 3/4
18/36ct - 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 plus 2 inches all sides = 7 3/8 x 7 3/8

Recommended Floss: Gentle Art Sampler Thread or DMC

  • Garden Gate (DMC 844/645)

Specialty Stitches: Eyelet stitch 

Margaret Harris - 1877

Margaret Harris - 1877 from Honeysuckle Manor.

Stitch Count: 142w x 123h

Recommended Fabric: 35 ct. Straw linen (Weeks Dye Works)

14/28ct - 10 1/8 x 8 3/4 plus 3 inches all sides = 16 1/8 x 14 3/4
16/32ct - 8 7/8 x 7 3/4 plus 3 inches all sides =14 7/8 x 13 3/4
18/36ct - 7 7/8 x 6 7/8 plus 3 inches all sides = 13 7/8 x 12 7/8

Recommended Floss: Classic Colorworks Belle Soie silk floss or DMC

  • Attic Tea (DMC 733/732)
  •  Sandy Beach (DMC 739/738)
  •  Scarecrow (DMC 680)
  •  Terra Potta (DMC 3776)
  •  Tortoise Shell (DMC 730/3031)

Specialty Stitches: None 

Summer House Pincushion 

Summer House Pincushion from Honeysuckle Manor.

Stitch Count: 100w x 95h

Recommended Fabric: 30ct French Vanilla by R & R Reproductions

14/28ct - 7 1/8 x 6 3/4 plus 2 inches all sides 11 1/8 x 10 3/4
16/32ct -  6 1/4 x 6 plus 2 inches all sides 10 1/4 x 10
18/36ct -  5 1/2 x 5 1/4 plus 2 inches all sides 9 1/2 x 9 1/4

Recommended Floss: Weeks Dye Works

  • Cappuccino (DMC 3859/3858)
  •  Peach (DMC 3779/950)

Specialty Stitches: 1 over 1