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Generous bunches of wisteria flowers, cross stitched on a biscornu, with subtle variations of color, from lavender to purple. Here's a new flower, in the biscornu series, a collection that continues to grow. Exquisite designing work by Faby Reilly Designs.
Creative Poppy is proud to now be showcasing the works of Tiny Modernist. We love their unique and contemporary style, the bold color schemes and the interesting subjects, some rarely pictured in cross stitch.
Tiny Modernist cross stitch patterns, now available as instant downloadable patterns on Creative Poppy's website.
Counted cross stitch pattern by Gracewood Stitches
Damask floral motifs
Textile type cross stitch designs are one of Kathy Bungard's forte. As if they were fabrics, with threads of different colors interwowen so as to let a motif appear on the textile surface, she creates powerful designs in cross stitch with a single or limited number of colors. And while she enjoys playing around with many abstract forms, she has created some stunning and very decorative flower designs.
If you like roses, you'll love these patterns. Lesley Teare depicts her beloved flower in cross stitch, in wonderful detail and soft tones. Both designs are square, making them ideal for cushion covers. See our recommendation for sizes in the description of each pattern.
Here is the first design in a series of four cross stitch patterns, one for each season. A little "Folkie" lady is tending her animals and enjoying the Spring season in her garden. Quick and easy to stitch, it comes in beautiful soft spring colors. A design by Riverdrift House.
Counted cross stitch pattern by Perrette Samouiloff
More Happy Childhood patterns
Perrette Samouiloff has a talent like no other for depicting children in cross stitch. She has explored many interesting themes and different settings, showing active and happy children enjoying the joys of childhood.
An extraordinary new sampler from Barbara Ana: mixing smoked blues, golden hazel and green fern - and even a touch of light pink - the appeal of this sampler lies in particular in the richness and balance of colors, proof of the immense talent and expertise of the designer.
Like the sequences of movements of dancers twirling on the dance floor, of which is was inspired, Tussie-Mussie is a vigorous and compelling cross stitch motif. A Gracewood Stitches design, by Kathy Bungard, ever perfecting the art of abstract needlework design.