Once in awhile, a statement quilt comes along. It's bold and worth the time you put into it. Picnic in the Park is one such quilt. Embroidered with cross stitch on 28 count linen, it's sure to be a treasure loved for generations. The log cabin type piecing is done with a new technique, leading to quickly
Designed by Melissa Stramel
Quilted by Lisa Sipes
Yardage based on 44/45" wide fabric.
5 pieces of 28 count linen or 14 count Aida, at least 18" x 18
DMC floss: 8 skeins of 310 and 2 skeins each of
745, 823, 838, 3364, and 3809
6 cuts of 1/8 yard (not fat eighths) turquoise fabric
6 cuts of 1/8 yard navy fabric
6 cuts of 1/8 yard green fabric
6 cuts of 1/8 yard yellow fabric
6 cuts of 1/8 yard brown fabric
2 1/4 yards of background fabric
Thank you to stitchers Mary Schuberg, Kat Gillespie, Hollie Lobosky, Rebeckah Austin and Lisa Hill.
(c) 2012 Lilac Lane, LLC
All rights reserved. Written permission is required to copy and/or distribute copies of this pattern, whether or not you profit from it.
Hi! I'm Melissa Stramel. I'm a pattern designer, mostly of children's clothing. My company is called Lilac Lane and was started in 2008. You can visit my website http://lilaclanepatterns.com or visit me on facebook at http://facebook.com/lilaclanepatterns or my etsy shop at http://lilaclanellc.etsy.com. Don't miss my book, A Year of Making Life Beautiful: 45 Projects to Bake, Grow, Craft, and Sew.