Peacock Pinkeep by Blackbird Designs
Peacock Pinkeep is the first pattern from the 2009 Loose Feathers series #35. All of the 2009 series had a sewing accessory theme. Pattern includes instructions for the peacock pinkeep (pictured below) & a needle book. While it is listed as Out of Print, I was able to find it listed on a couple of online shops. Whether they actually have it is another question.
Don't be afraid to change colors. Here it is stitched with shades of teal.
Design Size: Pinkeep Top 80w x 87h Alphabet 288w x 28h
Recommended Fabric: Designs are worked on 28 count Weeks Dye Works Gingham Linen (light grey/straw).
Pinkeep Top (size is Design Area Only)
14/28ct - 5 3/4 x 6 1/4
16/32ct - 5 x 5 1/2
Alphabet (size is Design Area Only)
14/28ct - 20 5/8 x 2
16/32ct - 18 x 1 3/4
Recommended Floss: Belle Soie Silk Floss by Crescent Colors
- Tortoise Shell (DMC 935)
- Rose of Sharon (DMC 3721)
Specialty Stitches: Eyelet Stitch
An alternate color suggestion stitched by Joanne Thweatt using 32ct PTP "Opal" with Dinky Dyes #91 "Jarrah" (pink) Thread Gatherer "Forest Ash" (green). Finished size is 6" x 6"
Design Size: 86w x 51h
Recommended Fabric: 28ct Weeks Dye Works Gingham Linen (light grey/straw).
14/28ct - 6 1/8 x 3 3/4
16/32ct - 5 3/8 x 3 1/4
instructions cut a piece of line 8 1/4" x 6'
Recommended Floss: Gentle Arts Sampler Threads (GAST), Crescent Colors (CC), Weeks Dye Works (WDW)
- GAST Mulberry (DMC 221)
- WDW Fawn (DMC 822 & 3865)
- CC Hickory Sticks (DMC 3031)
Speciality Stitches: None