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Published: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:21:38 +0000

 



10 Free Alphabet Cross Stitch Patterns for Your...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Alphabet Patterns always come in handy for personalizing Cross Stitch designs and projects. These patterns are provided free by various websites.



Our A-to-Z List of Free Cross Stitch Patterns

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

From apple to zebra: Cross stitch patterns created by Connie Barwick for About.com



Reading and understanding a basic cross stitch...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Tips on how to read and understand a basic cross stitch pattern. A beginners guide to understanding a cross stitch pattern



The best free cross stitch patterns around the...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Learn more about finding free Cross Stitch Patterns online - various sources and tips for hunting are listed.



An Simple Guide to Making Your 1st Single Cross...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

A step by step guide for stitching a single cross stitch from start to finish.



Create a Quick and Easy Cross Stitch Bookmark

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Follow these instructions to create a simple Cross Stitch bookmark using Aida Fabric.



Easy Count Guideline - Gridding Cross Stitch...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Easy Count Guideline is a nylon thread that assists the stitcher in locating the exact point to stitch on the fabric..



New to Cross Stitch? How to choose your cross...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

New to cross stitch? From floss to hoop; how and why to choose cross stitch supplies



Cross Stitch Fabric Count: What does it mean?

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Cross Stitch fabric count determines the finished design size of a Cross Stitch project.



Put Your Back Into It: How to Back Stitch -...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Step by step photo instructions on how to back stitch for cross stitch projects



How to pick the perfect cross stitch needle for...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Size, style and material are all something to consider when picking a needle for your cross stitch project.



Cross Stitch Projects and Patterns for Every...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Links, steps, tutorials for cross stitch pattern and projects for every level from beginner to advance stitchers



Free Cross Stitch and Back Stitch Alphabets -...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Use these free Cross Stitch and Back Stitch Alphabets to create your own patterns.



Save some money with these free cross stitch...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Free cross stitch patterns from around the internet for personal use only



Reading a cross stitch chart: What are two...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Learning to read a cross stitch pattern: What do two symbols in one square indicate?



Spicy Pumpkin Cross Stitch Patterns

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Grab your pumpkin spice latte and stitch up pumpkin inspired cross stitch patterns for a cool autumn day.



Free Lowercase Back Stitch Alphabet Pattern -...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Use this free lowercase back stitch alphabet to personalize your Cross Stitch projects, chart a saying, or to create your own unique signature. Page 6.



Know the Basics: Five Simple Stitches in Cross...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Learn how to cross stitch with five basic cross stitches from a single stitch to a three quarter stitch.



Where to Find the Best Free Baby-Themed Cross...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

These baby-themed Cross Stitch patterns are provided free by various Cross Stitch websites. If you have a question about the pattern, contact the person in charge of the website. Remember that the patterns may be copyright protected, so please respect the terms of use for the free Cross Stitch patterns.



Cross stitch is an excellent way to maintain...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stay focused, remain calm and relieve stress with cross stitch. Maintain good mental health through cross stitch project.



Free Uppercase Cursive Back Stitch Alphabet

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Cursive uppercase alphabet chart to accompany the lowercase alphabet back stitch chart. Page 5.



No Bark!: Free Tree Themed Cross Stitch Patterns

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

From the winter holidays to the blossoms in spring: Free tree themed cross stitch patterns.



Converting Linen to Aida

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

How to calculate and compare linen and Aida fabrics for your next project.



How to Put Cross Stitch Fabric in a Hoop

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Learn how to put fabric in an embroidery hoop. It is a basic skill all stitchers need to know, but some need a little help with to learn how.



Free Eight Stitch Tall Alphabet Cross Stitch...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Use this free Cross Stitch Alphabet pattern to chart a saying or quote or to stitch a sampler. Page 2.



Free Four Stitch High Back Stitch Pattern With...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Use this free alphabet pattern with upper and lower case letters and numbers to personalize your cross stitch designs. Page 10.



See the Light: Free Candlewick Patterns

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Candlewicking is an embroidery style that combines colonial knots and other embroidery stitches. Try this craft with free patterns



Cross Stitch Unique Bookmarks with These Free...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Make a bookmark for someone special or yourself using these free Cross Stitch Bookmark designs.



Free Chicken Scratch Embroidery Patterns

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Chicken Scratch Embroidery, a variation of Cross Stitch, is done on gingham fabric. Use these free patterns to practice this traditional embroidery style.



Cross Stitch Christmas Patterns from Around the...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

From traditional to contemporary, free and for sale cross stitch patterns from around the internet.



Create a one of a kind simple cross stitch cuff...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Create a one of a kind stylish cross stitch cuff bracelet with plastic canvas



UFO Sighting: Unfinished Objects Ahead!

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

UFO is a unique term used to describe a type of stitching project.



5 Modern Cross Stitch Designers that are making...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

From traditional to contemporary; the next generation of up and coming cross stitch designers. See what the new modern designers have to offer.



Free Chicken Scratch Tree Pattern - Free...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Chicken Scratch Embroidery, a variation of Cross Stitch, is done on gingham fabric. Use these free patterns to practice this traditional embroidery style. Page 3.



Free Two Stitches High Back Stitch Alphabet...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

This small free back stitch alphabet is perfect for adding small words to personalize your cross stitch designs. Page 7.



Free Wedding Cross Stitch Patterns

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch these free wedding-themed Cross Stitch patterns to celebrate your own wedding or that of a couple who is special to you.



Free and Easy Christmas Cross Stitch Patterns

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

These free Christmas patterns are quick and easy to stitch. Use them for ornaments, gift tags, or whatever holiday projects you can dream up.



Free Christmas Cross Stitch Patterns from...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch these free Christmas Cross Stitch patterns for ornaments, gift tags, pillows, wall-hangings, framed motifs or more.



Free Rose Themed Cross Stitch Patterns from...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Free Rose-Themed Cross Stitch Patterns to stitch and enjoy from About.com Cross Stitch and around the internet.



Free Six Stitches Tall Back Stitch Alphabet...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch these back stitch letters with the floss color of your choice. Page 3.



Lowercase Back Stitch Alphabet Chart

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Designed to be a companion to the Six-Stitch Tall Back Stitch Alphabet Chart. Page 4.



How to Grid Your Cross Stitch Pattern for a...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Gridding is a method used by many stitchers to avoid mistakes while stitching large Cross Stitch projects.



How to care for cross stitch fabric, from Aida...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

From Aida to Linen: Tips and treatments for caring for cross stitch fabric and finished projects



Boo! Free Halloween Cross Stitch Patterns from...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Free Halloween cross stitch patterns for decor, party favors and gifts.



Free Tiny Alphabet Back Stitch Pattern - Upper...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Use this free back stitch alphabet to chart and stitch your own sayings. Page 9.



Free Cross Stitch Patterns - Simple Cross...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

These free Cross Stitch Patterns for Beginners are simple and easy to stitch making them perfect for stitchers who are just starting out.



Free Six Stitch Tall Cross Stitch Alphabet...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Use this free cross stitch alphabet pattern to personalize your Cross Stitch designs.



Free Itty Bitty Back Stitch Alphabet Pattern

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Use this small alphabet to sign your work or to chart small sayings for miniature samplers. Page 8.



Stitching Alternatives: Plastic Canvas

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Alternative stitching surfaces: How and why to use plastic canvas for 3-D projects and more.



Bird inspired cross stitch patterns flying...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Dare to fly with bird inspired cross stitch pattern to create samplers, gifts and other one a kind creations



Fall for Autumn Inspired Cross Stitch Patterns

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

From spicy pumpkin lattes to crunchy leaves under your feet, fall is the season that can not be beat. Settle into Autumn with these seasonal cross stitch patterns.



What is Candlewicking? Learn how to stitch this...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

What is Candlewicking? Learn the history of and the how to of this traditional American embroidery



Free Moon and Star Cross Stitch Pattern

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Use this Moon and Star Cross Stitch pattern for a child's blanket or a special birth announcement. Page 17.



Cross stitch patterns for the gamer in your life.

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Whether you are old school or a new dude, there are a ton of free game related cross stitch patterns out there for you to stitch up.



Free Basketball Motif Counted Cross Stitch...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch the free sports motifs to create special bookmarks or banners for you favorite sports fans. Page 4.



Free Cross Stitch Pattern - Butterfly

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Free Butterfly Cross Stitch Pattern for a bookmark or card. Page 10.



Free Cross Stitch Pattern - Butterfly - Color...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Free Cross Stitch Pattern - Butterfly - Color Symbol pattern to stitch for a card or bookmark. Page 9.



Free Chicken Scratch Square Pattern - Free...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Chicken Scratch Embroidery, a variation of Cross Stitch, is done on gingham fabric. Use these free patterns to practice this traditional embroidery style.



Free Golden Star Cross Stitch Chart Pattern

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch this free Golden Star Cross Stitch Pattern for a pin, magnet, or even an ornament. Page 3.



Helpful Hints for a Improving Your Cross Stitch

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

General rules to follow when starting to Cross Stitch to help improve your stitching experience.



Make Special Handcrafted Baby Gifts with These...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Free Baby-themed Cross Stitch patterns to stitch for all your baby shower and baby gift needs.



Free Cat Cross Stitch Patterns with Feline Flair

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Free cat cross stitch patterns for your feline loving friends and their furry little overlords.



Free Chicken Scratch Heart Pattern - Free...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Chicken Scratch Embroidery, a variation of Cross Stitch, is done on gingham fabric. Use these free patterns to practice this traditional embroidery style. Page 2.



Free Monogram Alphabet Cross Stitch Charts

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch your monogram on towels, napkins, pillows, and more using these free Cross Stitch monogram patterns.



Connie G.offers up free Halloween cross stitch...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Free Halloween Cross Stitch Patterns designed by Connie G. Barwick. Add the designs to treat bags, cards or t-shirts.



Tips and guidelines for printing free cross...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

From downloading to printing: Tips and guidelines for printing a cross stitch pattern from the internet that will ensure you the best possible copy



Free Soccer Ball Motif Counted Cross Stitch...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch the free sports motifs to create special bookmarks or banners for you favorite sports fans. Page 3.



Free Cross Stitch Pattern - Mini Heart C - Open...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch this open heart design for a pin, bookmark, or card. Page 3.



Free Baseball Motif Counted Cross Stitch Pattern

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch the free sports motifs to create special bookmarks or banners for you favorite sports fans. Page 5.



Free Hockey Sport Motif Cross Stitch Pattern

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch the free sports motifs to create special bookmarks or banners for you favorite sports fans. Page 6.



Free Cross Stitch and Back Stitch Alphabet...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Use these free Cross Stitch and Back Stitch Alphabet patterns to chart your own sayings, stitch as samplers, or for signing your finished projects.



Free Celtic Shield Knot Cross Stitch Pattern

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The Celtic shield knot is used for warding and protection. Page 18.



Tutorial: How to Railroad Cross Stitch and When...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

What is railroad cross stitching and when to use it.



Cross Stitch Photo Albums

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

View and share your photos of Cross Stitch projects, especially those created from free patterns on the About.com Cross Stitch site.



How To Properly Start a Cross Stitch on Linen...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

How to properly start a cross stitch on linen fabric.



Reading can be fun with today's cross stitch...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

From traditional to contemporary; cross stitch magazines for everyone's taste. Projects, articles and reviews for your next project.



RAWR! Free Dragon Inspired Cross Stitch Patterns

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Free Dragon Cross Stitch patterns to stitch and enjoy with the floss colors of your choice.



Three Lessons for Beginning Stitchers

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Beginners to Cross Stitch can learn to stitch a small design as they complete three lessons. Tips for beginners are included.



Find the Center of Cross Stitch Fabric

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

A quick and easy method for finding the center of Cross Stitch fabric.



Free Happy Birthday Cross Stitch Pattern...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Customize a birthday greeting for your friends or family using these free Happy Birthday Cross Stitch patterns.



What does it mean? Slang terms in the world of...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

From frogs to UFO's: Cross stitch slang terms that will connect you to the stitching community.



Tutorial: How to Tea Dye Cross Stitch Fabric

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Change the color of your cross stitch fabric by dyeing it with tea



Free Printable Taurus Zodiac Cross Stitch Chart

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch this free Zodiac Cross Stitch pattern for yourself or your favorite Taurus. Page 3.



Frame your project: Free border and back stitch...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Take your finished project to the next level with free borders and back stitch cross stitch patterns



Finishing and Framing Cross Stitch Projects

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

3 Ways to Finish and Frame Your Cross Stitch Project



Tips and Ideas for Teaching Children to Cross...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Tips and ideas on teaching children how to cross stitch from picking material to learning the basic stitch



Cross Stitch Tips: Adding Seed Beads to a Cross...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Tips about adding seed beads to Cross Stitch Designs including suggested tools and stitching methods.



Let these Black Cat Cross Stitch Patterns Cross...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Black cat cross stitch patterns for Halloween or any time of the year. Let these black cat patterns cross your path!



Game On! Free Sports Motif Cross Stitch Patterns

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch the free sports motifs to create special bookmarks or banners for you favorite sports fans.



See the world from your couch with travel...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

No need to book a flight with these travel inspired cross stitch patterns. Travel the world from your very own couch



Printable Graphs and Lessons for Hardanger...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Learn all about Hardanger Embroidery and find free patterns and lessons to get you started with this traditional counted thread embroidery style.



Free Quilt Inspired Cross Stitch Patterns

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Quilt inspired cross stitch patterns are perfect for showcasing traditional and contemporary designs.



Free bookmark cross stitch patterns to keep or...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Treat your favorite bibliophile to a one of a kind bookmark free cross stitch pattern across the internet



The Doctor Has Arrived: Dr. Who Cross Stitch...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

From traveling in the tardis to not blinking at weeping angels; Dr. Who inspired cross stitch patterns for your favorite Whovian.



Lighting solutions to optimize your best cross...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Lighting solutions to optimize your best stitching practices and projects.



Free Small Ankh Cross Stitch Pattern

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

The Ankh is the ancient Egyptian symbol of eternal life. Page 19.



Free Cross Stitch Pattern - Spider

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch this free Spider Cross Stitch pattern for a simple Halloween decoration or pin. Page 4.



Free Medium Star of David Cross Stitch Pattern

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch this free Medium Star of David Cross Stitch pattern with the floss color(s) of your choice. Page 3.



Free Football Motif Counted Cross Stitch Pattern

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

Stitch the free sports motifs to create special bookmarks or banners for you favorite sports fans. Page 2.



How couching can help your next cross stitch...

2016-09-24T11:21:38Z

What is Couching and how can I use it in needlework: couching involves tacking down a strand of floss, ribbon, or cording with tiny straight stitches.