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In Friendship's Way by Blackbird Designs Counted Cross Stick Booklet SKU# 15-1347

This is a booklet with 11 projects (including finishing instructions) spread across 40 pages. Many of the cross stitch projects are one page long, so if you are looking for some quicker sampler projects, this may be a great project book for you!

Five cross stitch strawberry patterns are included in this booklet (as part of the 11 projects). See a few of the strawberry stitched models on the image showing the back of the booklet.

The largest pattern in this booklet is 129 stitches by 126 stitches.

Projects include:

Honeycomb Basket

Stitch Count: 45w x 41h
Recommended Fabric: 32ct Light Khaki by Weeks Dye Works

Recommended Floss: Gentle Arts (GS) and Class Colorworks (CC), and Weeks Dye Works (WDW)

  • GA Grasshopper (DMC 611)
  • GA Lexington Green (DMC 3023)
  • GA Mountain Mist (DMC 3022)
  • GA Old Brick (DMC 223)
  • GA Straw Bonnet (DMC 543)
  • GA Summer Meadow (DMC 744)
  • CC Old Marigold (DMC 402)
  • WDW Sanguine (DMC 224)

Finishing instructions are included although the wire basket is no longer available.

Welcome Dear August

This was designed to welcome the birth of a new baby. It is pictured on the book cover on the upper right. Instructions are included for finishing the project on the box (5x5" paper mache box by the Paper Studio (#507038 Hobby Lobby)

Stitch Count: 78w x 74h
Recommended Fabric: 35ct Parchment by Weeks Dye Works

14/28ct 5 5/8 x 5 1/4 
16/32ct 4 7/8 x 4 5/8 
18/36ct  4 3/8 x 4 1/8 
20/40ct 3 7/8 x 3 3/4 

Recommended Floss: Gentle Arts (GS) and Class Colorworks (CC)

  • GA Avocado (DMC 580)
  • GA Carmel Corn (DMC 422)
  • GA Endive (DMC 3011)
  • GA Grecian Gold (DMC 832)
  • GA Lexington Green (DMC 524)
  • GA Mountain Mist (DMC 522)
  • GA Piney Woods (DMC 936/730)
  • CC Jakey Brown (DMC 3772)
  • CC Tennessee Red Clay (DMC 632)

Specialty Stitches: Satin Stitch and Eyelet Stitch

The Winter is Past

Strawberries Are Always in Season- includes instructions for finishing the box and the strawberries

Emily's Strawberry
J.J.'s Strawberry
Leona's Strawberry
Barb's Strawberry
Mildred's Strawberry

1861 Antique Sampler

Stitch Count: 129w x 126h
Recommended Fabric: 32ct Mello by Picture This Plus
Recommended Floss: Classic Colorworks and (CC) Gentle Arts (GA)

  • CC Black Coffee (DMC 310)
  • CC Brown Hen (DMC 3782)
  • CC Caramel (DMC 3863)
  • CC Old Marigold (DMC 976/3426)
  • CC Old Money (DMC 169)
  • GA Old Brick (DMC 3722)
  • GA Tin Bucket (DMC 645)

Button Box

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