Note from designer: "A reproduction miniature blanket chest I had made from an antique I found on line is available through a vendor listed in the chart. Tray lifts out for more storage beneath. Quilt serves as a floss and utensil holder. The needle book contains its own mattress style pincushion, needle pages and place for a petite scissors."
Pattern is stitched on 40 ct Vintage Maritime White from Lakeside Linens using either Belle Soie or DMC floss. Not recommended for Aida.
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