Summer Basket by Blackbird Designs

Summer Basket is #38 in the Loose Feathers series. There are two charts included, a Band Sampler and Thread Keep.

Summer Basket by Blackbird Designs.

Summer Basket Band Sampler

Design Size: 206w x 76h

Recommended Fabric: 30ct Baby's Breath by Weeks Dye Works NOTE: Approximate DMC Equivalent: 951

14/28ct - 14 3/4  x 5 3/8 plus 4 inches on all sides = 22 3/4 x 133/8
16/32ct - 12 7/8 x 4 3/4 plus 4 inches on all sides = 20 7/8 x 12 3/4
18/36ct - 11 1/2 x 4 1/4 plus 4 inches on all sides =19 1/2 x 12 1/4

Recommended Floss: Weeks Dye Works (WDW) and Gentle Arts (GA)

  • GA Old Hickory (DMC 611)
  • GA Avocado (DMC 732 & 734)
  • GA Clover (DMC 152 &223 & 3722)
  • GA Brandy (DMC 436 & 437)
  • GA Carmel Corn (DMC 3782)
  • WDW Dove (DMC 927)

Specialty Stitches: Satin Stich, Eyelet Stitch and some over one.

My Home Thread Keep

Design Size: 56w x 48h

Recommended Fabric: 30ct Baby's Breath by Weeks Dye Works NOTE: Approximate DMC Equivalent: 951

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

Recommended Floss: Weeks Dye Works (WDW) and Gentle Arts (GA)

  • GA Grape Arbor (DMC 3740)
  • GA Cornhusk (DMC 733)
  • WDW Conch (DMC 950)
  • GA Old Hickory (DMC 611)
  • GA Grecian Gold (DMC 832 & 831)
  • GA Highland Heather (DMC 316)
  • WDW Peach Fuzz (DMC 224)

Specialty Stitches: Satin Stich, Eyelet Stitch