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GERA! Cross stitch designs by Kyoko Maruoka 

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>> see all cross stitch patterns designed by Kyoko maruoka of GERA!


GERA! It's Christmas again at the little Cross Stitch shop

 

Cheerful and creative Christmas cross stitch projects, brought to you by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka:

 

A pretty Christmas box: Ideal for Xmas biscuits, or maybe to store all your ribbons, bits and things at the ready for Christmas packing. 

Merry Christmas to you! cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Merry Christmas to you!
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
GERA! Christmas Cross stitch shop
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Merry Christmas to You (cross stitch chart) Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Merry Christmas to You (cross stitch chart) Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Merry Christmas to You (cross stitch chart)

 

Ornaments for the Christmas Tree, with a surprise inside:

Christmas Mini bag Ornaments 
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Christmas Mini Bag Ornament (cross stitch chart) Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Christmas Mini Bag Ornament (cross stitch chart) Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Christmas Mini Bag Ornament (cross stitch chart) Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Christmas Mini Bag Ornament (cross stitch chart)

>> see all Christmas patterns by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka


 

With Mother Nature's blessing

 

There is always something special about the patterns by Japanese designer Kyoko Maruoka - GERA!

Her designs all express a gentle and joyful vision of life. This beautiful wedding pattern, with a couple exchanging vows, is no exception. 

Happy Wedding - Welcome cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Happy Wedding - Welcome
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Happy Wedding - Welcome cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 


 

What's for dinner tonight?

 

You won't be disappointed. Here is an cross stitch piece stuffed with delicious food, fresh ingredients, simmering dishes and a chef who is busy everywhere.  A GERA creation! Kyoko Maruoka

Dear Chef cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Dear Chef
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Dear Chef cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

Newborn Baby

 

A palette of bright pastels, quite sprightly for a Birth Sampler. We love it!

Baby Sampler cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Baby Sampler
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Baby Sampler cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

Baby's World

 

Welcome Baby into a tender world of little rabbits, birds and flowers. The soft subdued colors create a peaceful and quiet atmosphere. Includes letters and numerals for stitching baby's name.

Our little World cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Our little World
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Our little World cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

Nursery rhymes in stitches

 

Little Boy Blue and Little Bo Peep in cross stitch: So cute, who can resist stitching this pair? There's also a tutorial for a perfect finish (see below).

Little Bo Peep cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Little Bo Peep
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Little Bo Peep cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

>> see more Children's patterns by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka


 

Cross stitch frame finishingNew free tutorial: Cross stitch frame finishing 

>> Tutorial: Cross stitch frame finishing    

An easy, no-fuss way of displaying your stitched works with maximum effect.

By Kyoko Maruoka of GERA!.

 

>> see all free tutorials

 


Kyoko Maruoka's little Christmas shopKyoko Maruoka's little Christmas shop

 

 

 

One a year in Japan,  GERA!  designer Kyoko Maruoka stages her pretty embroidered creations in a small shop and invites stitchers to attend. It is an opportunity to exchange and proudly showcase one's achievements, find new ideas, seek inspiration and ask for advice. For those stitchers who live too far to attend, here is a glimpse of the GERA Christmas Shop!

 

>> see all Christmas patterns by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Christmas Ornaments cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Christmas Ornaments
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Christmas Ornaments cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1
Mini Christmas Ornaments cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Mini Christmas Ornaments
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Mini Christmas Ornaments cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Santa has come - I zoom 1 (cross stitch chart)
Santa has come - I
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Santa has come - II zoom 1 (cross stitch chart)
Santa has come - II
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Santa's House zoom 1 (cross stitch chart)
Santa's House
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Santa's S.O.S. zoom 1 (cross stitch chart)
Santa's S.O.S.

 

>> see all the latest news for Christmas


 

Blooming Girl

 

An exceptional cross stitch series by Japanese designer Kyoko Maruoka of GERA! Each embroidered portrait is a slice of life, with the young girl prey to reverie, at the fragile turning point when one is no longer a child, not quite yet a woman. These creations are inspired by  Osamu Dazai 's novel, The schoolgirl.

The Scent of Lilies cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

The Scent of Lilies
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
The Scent of Lilies cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1
Roses Embroidery cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Roses Embroidery
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Roses Embroidery cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Forever (cross stitch chart)
Forever
cross stitch pattern
by Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Forever zoom 1 (cross stitch chart)
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Good Night (cross stitch chart)
Good Night
cross stitch pattern
by Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Good Night zoom 1 (cross stitch chart)
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Posing (cross stitch chart)
Posing
cross stitch pattern
by Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - Posing zoom 1 (cross stitch chart)
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - The Schoolgirl's days (cross stitch chart)
The Schoolgirl's days
cross stitch pattern
by Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka
Gera! by Kyoko Maruoka - The Schoolgirl's days zoom 1 (cross stitch chart)

 


 

The Golden Apple

 

A pretty Russian folktale, a golden apple, a firebird that comes at night  to steal the apple, a Russian prince who goes off in search of the firebird  ... all good reasons to embark on the journey stitching this sumptuous and colorful piece.

Firebird cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Firebird
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Firebird cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

Mini Dogs

 

15 dogs, each of them exquisitely designed so as to represent a certain breed. Spot the Scottish Terrier  with its big eyebrows and white "beard", the Poodle just out of the hairdresser, the Dalmatian puppy, the chic Chihuahua just out of a designer handbag or the sausage dog (sorry Dachshund) ....

Ultra -fast and easy-to-stitch this chart will inspire many projects and creative ideas of gifts for friends and family.

15 Dog breeds cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

15 Dog breeds
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
15 Dog breeds cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

>> see all patterns with dogs (all designers)


 

Colorful & Trendy

 

We love these fun Coasters in trendy colors, just perfect for serving drinks this summer.

Animal Coasters cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Animal Coasters
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Animal Coasters cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1 Animal Coasters cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 3 Animal Coasters cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 4 Animal Coasters cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 4

>> see all objects to stitch (all designers)


 

Underwater realm

 

We never realized we were missing a mermaid on Creative Poppy's website!
Well here she is, and a beautiful one too!

We love the idea of the fish attracted to the sky and turning into birds, just as the little mermaid is irresistibly attracted by the light.

The Little Mermaid cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

The Little Mermaid
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
The Little Mermaid cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

>> see all patterns related to the sea (all designers)


 

Literary inspiration

 

Profoundly moved by some of the great classics, Kyoko Maruoka enjoys identifying herself with her favorite characters and illustrating their stories in cross stitch. Here are designs inspired by three of her favorite authors (Checkov, Tolstoy and Austen). While these designs are very personal interpretations, we believe they also show a lot of sensitivity to the actual characters in the novels.

The House with the mezzanine cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1Anna Karenina cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1Pride & Prejudice cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1
The House with the mezzanineAnna Karenina
Pride & Prejudice

>> see more patterns by GERA! illustrating books and artistic works


 

A touch of paradise

 

The mysterious Lady and the Unicorn, a celebrated tapestry from the late Middle Ages, has always inspired artists. In this cross stitch piece, designer Kyoko Maruoka of GERA! expresses her own vision of the mythical lady and beast, surrounded by abundant and generous nature. With warm colors delicately balanced and beautiful detail, this is a gorgeous cross stitch work.

The lady and the Unicorn cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

The lady and the Unicorn
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
The lady and the Unicorn cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1
The lady and the Unicorn cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1 The lady and the Unicorn cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 3 The lady and the Unicorn cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 4

 


 

"Mille fleurs" designs for Card holders

 

"Mille-fleurs" (French for a thousand flowers)is the term used to depict traditional tapestries with a carpet of flowers filling the whole background. In a new modern interpretation, needlework designer Kyoko Maruoka, has created 9 lovely motifs that are designed for Card holders (the perfect size for either business cards or bank/loyalty cards).

Our favorite? the little chihuahua dog!


Card cases with Flowers (1)
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Card cases with flowers (1), design GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom2Card cases with flowers (1), design GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom3Card cases with flowers (1), design GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1

Card cases with Flowers (2)
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Card cases with flowers (2), design GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom2Card cases with flowers (2), design GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom3Card cases with flowers (2), design GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1

Card cases with Flowers (3)
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Card cases with flowers (3), design GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom2Card cases with flowers (3), design GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom3Card cases with flowers (3), design GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1

 


 

Card cases with Flowers (3) Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko MaruokaThe perfect Card holder tutorial

 

Each of the GERA! designs above includes a well thought-through tutorial, taking you step by step through the making of the little card cases.

No sewing experience needed. All you have to do is machine stitch straight lines. After following each carefully detailed step, you'll be amazed when you turn your layers inside out, turn pockets out and found you've made a perfectly finished card case. Its almost magical!

Card holder tutorial - step1Card holder tutorial - step 2Card holder tutorial - step 3Card holder tutorial - step 4

 


 

Well-loved Fairy tales

 

Now available from GERA! two treasured fairy tales, lovingly pictured in cross stitch with lots of cute detail by Kyoko Maruoka

The Three Bears cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

The Three Bears
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
The Three Bears cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1
Snow White cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

Snow White
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
Snow White cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

Alice in Wonderland - Extraordinary characters

 

Also new from Gera! 2 portraits and 3 miniatures depicting in cross stitch Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland's fictional characters.

Here's a review:

 

Alice

Alice is a well behaved and courteous - but wildly curious - little girl that goes on a fantastic adventure when she falls into a rabbit hole. She is always pictured by GERA! with a black ribbon in her hair, a blue dress and impeccably white apron.
Part of Alice in Wonderland portraits

Alice cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

The White Rabbit

He appears at the begging of the book and Alice follows him into the rabbit hole. he is always in a hurry, mutternig: ""Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!". GERA! pictures him elegantly dressed in a waistcoat and holding a pocket watch.

Part of Alice in Wonderland miniatures

The White Rabbit cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

The (Hookah-Smoking) Caterpillar

Alice meets the Caterpillar in a wonderful garden. He is smoking a sort of pipe. She doesn't like him at first because he ignores her. Then he asks her short and rather rude questions. GERA! portraits the caterpillar in vivid bright colors and making rings of smoke.
Detail of The caterpillar

The Caterpillar cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

The (mad) Hatter

When Alice meets the Hatter he is drinking tea, having been sentenced by the Queen of Hearts to be stuck in time and the permanent state of having tea. He plays tricks and makes riddles. GERA! pictures him with a bow tie and top hat with a card hidden in it. He is holding a teapot with the Dormouse inside.
Part of Alice in Wonderland portraits

The (mad) Hatter cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

The Queen of Hearts

The Queen of Hearts is a foul-tempered monarch reigning over Wonderland and quick to deliver sentences at the slight offence. GERA! pictures her with a face deformed by rage.

Part of Alice in Wonderland miniatures

The Queen of Hearts cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

The Cheshire cat

The main feature of the Cheshire cat is its devilish grin. The cat vanishes, its whole body disappearing except for the evil grin. GERA! pictures the cat as a purple and turquoise striped cat with green and orange eyes. Alice is riding on its back in the Cheshire cat miniature and holding the cat in her arms in her own portrait.

Part of Alice in Wonderland miniatures

The Cheshire cat cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

The (sleepy) Dormouse

The smallest of all, the eternally sleepy dormouse is used as a cushion while the March Hare and Hatter have tea. At one point they put him in a tea-pot. GERA! pictures him sticking its head out of the teapot, with little pink ears and blue whiskers.

Part of Alice in Wonderland portraits

The (sleepy) Dormouse cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

>> see all patterns by illustrating books and stories designed by GERA!


 

A darling little horse

 

A carpet of spring flowers, a sky full of brilliant stars, and central to the design, a little white horse. This is a unique and very poetic design brought to you by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka. Designed in cross stitch, it can also be stitched in needlepoint (tapestry).

Early spring cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

Early spring
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
Early spring cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

You've got mail!

 

Also by GERA, here's a delightful postman, in his impeccable uniform, busy delivering mail. Full of adorable detail, this pattern can also be used, with very little adaptation, to create your very own stitched envelopes. Don't forget to use real stamps though!

Dear Mr Postman cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

Dear Mr Postman
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
Dear Mr Postman cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1 Dear Mr Postman cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 3 Dear Mr Postman cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 4

 

Surprise Matryoshka

 

Last but not least, here's a fun surprise by GERA! Full of creative ideas, the designer has turned these 3 matryoska into playful needlework accessories. She uses a little trick to vary the size of these Matryoshka, you'll find out more by clicking on the design. 

Warning: you'll soon be stitching many more of these super-cute matryoshka, not doubt your friends will want you to stitch some for them too!


Matryoshka Needlework set
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
Matryoshka Needlework set cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1 Matryoshka Needlework set cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 3 Matryoshka Needlework set cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 4

 


 

Christmas with GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

 

Lovely, sweet designs, now available in English and in Color, as downloadable charts on Creative Poppy's website. Check out all the Christmas cross stitch designs by Japanese designer Kyoko Maruoka

Santa's House cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

Santa's House
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
Santa's House cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1
Santa has come - I cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

Santa has come - I
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
Santa has come - I cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1
Santa has come - II cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

Santa has come - II
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
Santa has come - II cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 


Little Klara, Little Peter

 

A couple of weeks ago we introduced the work of Japanese designer Kyoko Maruoka of GERA!. The designer excels in particular at creating cute cross stitch charts with children which are proving really popular. We are now introducing two more designs, one with a little girl, one with a boy. Each of these small images are pack-full of amusing detail.

All charts come with user-friendly color and black and white charts, for extra easy reading.

Little Klara cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Little Klara
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Little Klara cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1 Little Klara cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom3 Little Klara cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1 Little Klara cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1
Little Peter cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Little Peter
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
Little Peter cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1 Little Peter cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom3 Little Peter cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1 Little Peter cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1

 


 

cross stitch kokeshi doll used as a charm on a bag

Kokeshi dolls - new pics

 

 

We've just received these pictures and we couldn't resist posting it them our website. They both feature one of the little kokeshi dolls designed in cross stitch by Kyoko Maruoka (GERA!). The photos were taken by a stitcher who loves to collect kokeshi and tells us she just had to have this one.

 

 

The picture on the right shows the kokeshi used as a charm on a little red purse. So cute!

 

 

A collection of kokeshi dolls (antique, modern, cross stitch)

Close up on little cross stitched kokeshi doll

 

The stitcher has an extensive collection of antique and modern kokeshi dolls. The pictures (left) show her largest kokeshi doll (an antique doll 18 inch high), together with a modern medium size one she made herself (painted on wood) and the tiny cute cross stitch one. Quite a family!

 

 

 

>> 5 Kokeshi doll patterns and tutorial by Kyoko Maruoka (GERA!)

 

 


The cutest cross stitch Kokeshi dolls

 

Kokeshi dolls have long been collected by visitors coming to Japan. The traditional dolls are fashioned from wood and then hand-painted.

Now you can create your very own in cross stitch!

GERA! designer Kyoko Maruoka has developed her very own method of mounting the heads and body so they turn into perfect skittle-like dolls. It took quite a lot of creativity, but here we are. They are quite small (2 3/4 inch) so you can easily fix them onto little straps to hang onto zipper pulls, scissors, phones, etc...

5 Kokeshi dolls cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

5 Kokeshi dolls
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
5 Kokeshi dolls cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1
5 Kokeshi dolls cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1 5 Kokeshi dolls cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom3 5 Kokeshi dolls cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1

 


International Kids

 

Kawai is a Japanese word applying to everything cute and sweet. It certainly applies to this adorable series of children holding hands. Check out the little Chinese Girl in the first row. They come from all over the World and you can combine the two series adding more countries depending on your projects. Each child is depicted with amazing detail (click on images for full descriptions).

 

International Kids  cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

International Kids
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
International Kids  cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

International kids II cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

International kids II
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
International kids II cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

Fairy tales and Stories

 

Alice in Wonderland, Snow White, Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots... Kyoko Maruoka loves illustrating stories, capturing the spirit of each tale and transposing it into cute and colorful cross stitch.

 

The funny Quartet is a fun pot-pourri of several fairies tales with the characters all mixed up!

The Funny Quartets cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

The Funny Quartets
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
The Funny Quartets cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

Robbers beware, this band of musicians is their way and they are determined to get you out of there. A colorful story told in cross stitch by GERA! Kyoto Maruoka.

The Bremen Musicians cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

The Bremen Town Musicians
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
The Bremen Musicians cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

 

Below is a wonderful extract of Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland. Tiny Alice has wandered into a magical garden full of the most extraordinary flowers and mushroom. The colors are so bright and cheerful you'd like to get lost yourself in such a beautiful place.

Alice Meet the Caterpillar cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

Alice Meet the Caterpillar
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
 
Alice Meet the Caterpillar cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1 Alice Meet the Caterpillar cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom3 Alice Meet the Caterpillar cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom1

Russian Passion

 

Kyoko Maruoka is deeply influenced by Russian artistic and literary works. Based on Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, here is a delicate cross stitch piece, full of tenderness and sensibility. A great work reflecting Kyoko Maruoka's exceptional talent.

Swan Lake cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka

Swan Lake
Counted cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka
Swan Lake cross stitch pattern by GERA! by Kyoko Maruoka, zoom 1

More patterns by GERA!

 

More and more stitchers worldwide have been discovering Kyoko Maruoka's work but her charts are hard to find. Now, finally, they are available as downloadable patterns, on Creative Poppy's website.

 

All GERA! designs published by Creative Poppy come with easy-to-read Color charts and English-language instructions.

 

There are more works by Kyoko Maruoka on Creative Poppy's website, and many more to be added soon.

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Snow Deer cross stitch pattern by Lesley Teare
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Snow Deer
Lesley Teare

Red House Merry Christmas cross stitch pattern by Tiny Modernist
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Red House Merry Christmas
Tiny Modernist

Merry Christmas to you! cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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Merry Christmas to you!
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

Christmas Mini bag Ornaments cross stitch pattern by GERA! Kyoko Maruoka
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Christmas Mini bag Ornaments
GERA! Kyoko Maruoka

December Flowers cross stitch pattern by Lesley Teare
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December Flowers
Lesley Teare

Christmas is coming cross stitch pattern by Barbara Ana Designs
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Christmas is coming
Barbara Ana Designs

Christmas Fairies cross stitch pattern by Perrette Samouiloff
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Christmas Fairies
Perrette Samouiloff

Happy Christmas Tree cross stitch pattern by Riverdrift House
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Happy Christmas Tree
Riverdrift House

Stained Glass Joy - Christmas Ornament cross stitch pattern by Gracewood Stitches
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Stained Glass Joy - Christmas Ornament
Gracewood Stitches

Woodlands Deer cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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Woodlands Deer
Shannon Christine Designs

Robin Gift Tag cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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Robin Gift Tag
Shannon Christine Designs

Woodland Fox cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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Woodland Fox
Shannon Christine Designs

Folk Art Angel cross stitch pattern by Lesley Teare Designs
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Folk Art Angel
Lesley Teare Designs

Jeweled Baubles cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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Jeweled Baubles
Shannon Christine Designs

12 Days of Christmas cross stitch pattern by Tiny Modernist
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12 Days of Christmas
Tiny Modernist

O Tannenbaum in Blue cross stitch pattern by Faby Reilly Designs
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O Tannenbaum in Blue
Faby Reilly Designs

Let it Snow - Star Ornament cross stitch pattern by Faby Reilly Designs
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Let it Snow - Star Ornament
Faby Reilly Designs

Crimson Cardinal cross stitch pattern by Tempying Tangles Designs
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Crimson Cardinal
Tempying Tangles Designs

The Only Gift cross stitch pattern by Tempying Tangles Designs
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The Only Gift
Tempying Tangles Designs

Red Finch Winter Song cross stitch pattern by Tempying Tangles Designs
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Red Finch Winter Song
Tempying Tangles Designs

Christmas tale banner cross stitch pattern by Alessandra Adelaide Needleworks
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Christmas tale banner
Alessandra Adelaide Needleworks

Deer Joy cross stitch pattern by Barbara Ana Designs
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Deer Joy
Barbara Ana Designs

Through the Woods cross stitch pattern by Barbara Ana Designs
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Through the Woods
Barbara Ana Designs

Deer Snow Globe cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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Deer Snow Globe
Shannon Christine Designs

Truck Snow Globe cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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Truck Snow Globe
Shannon Christine Designs

Sleigh Snow Globe cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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Sleigh Snow Globe
Shannon Christine Designs

Christmas Nativity Sampler cross stitch pattern by Riverdrift House
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Christmas Nativity Sampler
Riverdrift House

Merry Christmas with Love cross stitch pattern by Tempting Tangles
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Merry Christmas with Love
Tempting Tangles

 


FEATURED PATTERNS


Winter Matryoshka cross stitch pattern by Tiny Modernist
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Winter Matryoshka
Tiny Modernist

The Sugar-plum cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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The Sugar-plum
Shannon Christine Designs

Ice Castle cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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Ice Castle
Shannon Christine Designs

Second star cross stitch pattern by Tempting Tangles
Second star
Tempting Tangles

Winter Mini Sampler cross stitch pattern by Riverdrift House
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Winter Mini Sampler
Riverdrift House

Life at the court I - 17th century cross stitch pattern by Perrette Samouiloff
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Life at the court I - 17th century
Perrette Samouiloff

Life at the court of Versailles II - 18th century cross stitch pattern by Perrette Samouiloff
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Life at the court of Versailles 18th century
Perrette Samouiloff

Belle cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs
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Belle
Shannon Christine Designs

Mushroom biscornu cross stitch pattern by Tiny Modernist
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Mushroom biscornu
Tiny Modernist

Picking Up fruit cross stitch pattern by Barbara Ana Designs
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Picking Up fruit
Barbara Ana Designs

Blue Scarves cross stitch pattern by Samantha Purdy Needlecrafts
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Blue Scarves
Samantha Purdy Needlecrafts

Sadie Woods 1901 cross stitch pattern by Barbara Ana Designs
Sadie Woods 1901
Barbara Ana Designs


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