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10 Cross Stitch Patterns for Beginners

Get the best designs for your first needlework projects.

the best cross stitch patterns for beginners

 

If you want to find some designs for your first cross stitch projects, this post is for you! We have curated a list with ten cross stitch designs that are perfect for beginners.

These patterns include all the instructions you need to complete the projects. You’ll just need a hoop, a needle, and colorful floss. We include a license for personal and commercial use on every download.

If you’d like to find more cross stitch patterns, check our growing library. 

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The future is female, a quote by Marvi_Crafts

 

the best cross stitch patterns for beginners
You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

If you like this fancy quote, you can stitch it out by yourself! This pattern includes all the instructions that you need to create this beautiful lettering. It’s simple but charming.

Marvi_crafts designed this fantastic pattern. You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

“Would poop here again,” a funny quote by Tango Stitch

 

the best cross stitch patterns for beginners
You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

This fun quote is perfect for decorating the restroom of your house or business. Follow the instructions and stitch out this sassy lettering to decorate your walls.

Beginners will enjoy this design by Tango Stitch. You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

Cross stitch alphabet, by X.stitcher.eva

 

the best cross stitch patterns for beginners
You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

This pattern is versatile! You can use this cross stitch alphabet to stitch out any lettering project that you can think of. Download it once and use it multiple times!

X.stitcher.eva created this excellent resource. You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

Skull and roses, a cross stitch pattern, by Talanpluss

 

the best cross stitch patterns for beginners
You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

Download this PDF pattern and create a beautiful project with skulls and roses. It will look fantastic as wall art, in a cushion, or your clothes.

This design was created and published by Talanpluss. You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

“I am your mom,” a funny cross stitch quote by Tango Stitch

 

the best cross stitch patterns for beginners
You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

This lettering pattern is the perfect choice for fancy wall art. It will also look fantastic on your clothes and homemade tote bags. You should give it a try!

Tango Stitch is the author of this beautiful lettering. You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

Craft beer cross stitch sampler, by Hancock House of Happy

 

the best cross stitch patterns for beginners
You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

If you are a beer lover, this design is for you! This cross stitch pattern is an excellent exercise for beginners. It’s a fantastic training exercise.

Hancock House of Happy created this cute illustration. You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

Calculator Cross stitch pattern, by marvi_crafts

 

the best cross stitch patterns for beginners
You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

This cute calculator design is perfect for simple, kawaii projects. You’ll just have to count the stitch and combine the different colors. You’ll fall in love with the result.

Marvi_Crafts is the author of this beautiful design. You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

Cat face, a cute cross stitch animal by Tango Stitch

 

the best cross stitch patterns for beginners
You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

This natural cross stitch design uses only full stitches. Both beginner and expert stitchers will enjoy it a lot. The result is the stunning kitty face that you can see on the image above!

Tango Stitch is the author of this cute thread illustration. You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

Green goddess, a cross stitch pattern by Hancock House of Happy

 

the best cross stitch patterns for beginners
You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

This green goddess is the perfect challenge for cross stitch beginners. This project is a bit more complicated than others that we have included on this list. For this reason, we believe it is a great chance to upskill and learn how to craft new patterns.

Hancock House of Happy is the author of this design. You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

Easy peasy lemon squeezy, a cute cross stitch quote by Tango Stitch

 

the best cross stitch patterns for beginners
You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

This beginner-friendly pattern is an excellent choice for almost any project. The lettering and the fruit shape are perfectly integrated. You will adore the final result!

Tango Stitch is the creator of this unique project. You can download this cross stitch pattern here.

 

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