CHART PACK: 4 color pages
Fruity Lunch Bag
CROSS STITCH PATTERN DESIGNED BY Tapestry Barn
Full of vitality, with cheerful and vitamin-colored fruits, this pattern lends itself to multiple creative ideas. Indeed, the cross stitch chart is designed so that it can be extended lenghtwise, like a roll of fabric, and will adapt to virtually any size project.
1. The lunch bag (photo)
The cross stitch chart also includes detailed instructions for making this bag, that is fully lined inside with oil cloth, so you can to slip sandwiches or small containers inside without risk. The top rolls to close.
The chart is repeated vertically on each side of the bag.
The bag measures 6 3/4 wide x 12 inch high (17 cm wide by 30 cm high) unfolded, or about 8 inch high (20cm) closed.
2. Using motifs fabric-like:
Use a portion of the pattern, placed fabric-like (don't worry about cutting off motifs on the sides), to cross stitch an apron pocket, pot holders, or a border on a tea towel. These will all make cool ideas for hand-made gifts with a cool summer touch.
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Chart info & Needlework supplies for the pattern:
Chart size in stitches: 85 x 94 (high x wide) - can be repeated vertically
Needlework fabric: 14 ct Aida or 28ct Linen/Evenweave, light blue
Stitches: Cross stitch, Backstitch,
Threads: DMC, Anchor or Madeira
Number of colors: 16
Supplies for bag: backing fabric (for base and sides), oil cloth (inside, optional), bias binding, snaps (poppers)
Themes: lunch bag, fruit, banana, pinapple, strawverry, kiwi, orange, cherries, blueberries, watermelon