Patchwork Pinkeep by Blackbird Designs

Patchwork Pinkeep was the first release for the A Little Help From Our Friends Stitching Circle by the Silver Needle in early 2015. It is now OOP and the last time I saw it on eBay, the price was $75.

Main Portion (pictured on left)

Stitch Count: 101w x 54h

Recommended Fabric: 32ct Straw linen by Weeks Dye Works

Right Side Design (pictured on right)

Stitch Count: 36w x 54h

Recommended Fabric: 32ct Parchment linen by Weeks Dye Works

Recommended Floss for both pieces: Gentle Arts Sampler Threads

  • Burlap
  • Chamomile
  • Cinnamon
  • Country Redwood
  • Flax
  • Lexington Green
  • Mountain Mist
  • Terra Cotta
  • Tin Bucket

Specialty Stitches: Lazy Daisy, Smyrna Cross, and Satin Stitch - Names and Dates are stitched over one

Additional Supplies: 11/0 Seed Bead Metalic Silver (Bead Treasures CZ107)

You might also choose to stitch this piece as I did on one single piece of fabric - 28ct Cream Monaco with the recommended floss. It was stitched in honor of my husband's maternal grandparents and has their birthdate (1848), their names, and the date they were married.

Patchwork Pinkeep by Blackbird Designs.

Stitch Count: 137 x 54 if stitched on one piece of fabric