Cross stitch is a fun and relaxing craft. But like all types of embroidery, you have to practice to improve. The only way to do it is to sew! Patterns are the easiest way to do this because someone has already figured out where the color and stitches are going to go. But if you are new to the business, it might seem like a lot to invest in different patterns, especially if you are not (yet) in love with cross stitch. Fortunately, there are a lot of free cross stitch patterns available for you to try.
By trying out new models, you are sure to develop your basic skills and even learn new ones. Once you have completed a pattern, you will have gained some confidence in sewing as well as your ability to understand how to read graphics in the future. It is also sure to inspire you to try more designs at a more difficult skill level.
One of the best places to find free patterns is DMC, the famous French yarn maker. On her website, she offers free cross stitch patterns created by artists. But, DMC isn’t the only site where you can find complementary designs. Be on the lookout for manufacturers’ versions – sometimes they will launch free models as well.
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Want to try the cross stitch? Or looking for a new sewing design? Check out these free cross stitch patterns.
Bouquet of pansies
Vida la Vida
Tell Aloe to my boyfriend
Purple prickly pear
Mini rainbow heart
Bicycle with flower
The red hat
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