Vintage Bloom by Blackbird Designs

Vintage Bloom is copyright 2005 and offers two projects - a sampler and a zippered bag using the same chart.

Vintage Bloom by Blackbird Designs.

Design Size:  77w x 35h

Recommended Fabric:

  • SAMPLER: 32 ct. Vintage Meadow Rue by Lakeside Linens  the closest DMC color is 422)
    • 14/28ct - 5 1/2 x 2 1/2 plus 3 inches all sides =11 1/2 x 8 1/2
    • 16/32ct - 4 7/8 x 2 1/4 plus 3 inches all sides = 10 7/8 x 8 1/4
    • 18/36ct - 4 1/4 x 2 plus 3 inches all sides =10 1/4 x 8
  • ZIPPERED BAG: 14ct cream colored Scotch linen (I was not able to locate this fabric)

Recommended Floss: Needlepoint Silk (NPS) which is still available at a number or online stores for the sampler. EPiC wool worsted yarn for the zippered pouch. It is also still available. DMC equivalents have been included for the sampler only.

Sampler

  • NPS #588 (DMC 3371)
  • NPS #622 (DMC 3779)
  • NPS #471 (DMC 3822)
  • NPS #124 (DMC 3772)
  • NPS #712 (DMC 3726)
  • NPS #253 (DMC 479)
  • NPS #355 (DMC 469)
  • NPS #854 (DMC 976)

Zippered Bag

  • EPiC #0 (anthracite - black)
  • EPiC #296 (hollyhock - light pink)
  • EPiC #296 (honeycomb - tan)
  • EPiC #283 (moss green - light green)
  • EPiC #284 (olive - darker green)
  • EPiC #214 (salmon - pale orange)
  • EPiC #291 (mango -pale gold)
  • EPiC #257 (water - blue)

plus 12" nylon luggage zipper

Specialty Stitches: Lazy Daisy and Eyelet Stitch

Another way of finishing this project can be found here.