Cross-Stitch News April Week 4, 2022

This a roundup of the latest patterns, designers and other news in the Cross-Stitch community.

Weekly featured frog:

Fancy Frog Cross Stitch Pattern PDF on Etsy

By ShermannsStitching

From the description: “Frog. James Frog. This handsome amphibian is dressed to the nines, and he’s here to have a good time!”

General News

  • Beach Please is the theme for Spot Color’s June subscription box, see it on Cratejoy
  • Sirithre is back with yet another tutorial, this time it’s on scissor fobs, see it on her website
  • Helen of Fandom Cross Stitchery added Tattoo Permission Form for Cross Stitch Designs to her store
  • Jessica of The Needle and Floss is another designer that now has a website outside of Etsy, head over to
  • SamBrie Stitches a Flosstuber and designer recently did a great interview with Vonna Pfeiffer a professional needlework finisher, watch on YouTube (trigger warning for ‘unalive’ at the end)
  • Flosstuber CZookStitch has flip-thrus of magazines Punch Needle & Primitive Stitcher and Just CrossStitch and The World of Cross Stitching
  • Follow Stitchy Rin on Flosstube or Instagram for some #spookymayhemstitching for May

Goth / Witchy

  • SpiderxStitch on Etsy is leading us down a dark path with Damned (on the creepy side for sure)
  • recently added Third Eye Meow featuring “third eyed sphynx cat, moon phases, stars and protection plants”
  • The Laurel Witch said her Little Witches and Little Gnomes needed more magical friends so here is Little Skeletons – My Dear Heart available on her website
  • A new mystery SAL from Meg The Witchy Stitcher called Supernatural features 16 creatures and begins June 1st, see her website for details
  • Deanna of The Cozy Needle launched The Ouija Planchette Deluxe Cross Stitch Kit through her webstore, she decided to release it on Witch’s Night a halfway to Halloween celebration
  • The Witchy Stitcher is expanding her coven through Patreon, she offers merch and exclusive patterns
  • Squooshys Stitch Bits recently released Satan’s Glory, Kumamon Mascot, Meme “for the glory of Satan of course” to their Etsy shoppe
  • Elle of StitchSprout says her Baba Yaga’s House is probably her fav design, check it out on Instagram
  • Sophie of Maidenwood Creative recently added Victorian Gothic House to her new Etsy shoppe
  • Night Spirit Studio is expanding her realm to Patreon, step into her new lair at

Pop Culture

  • Andrea of FlossyFoxShop on Etsy just added another room Cozy Spell Kitchen
  • SewNerdyByBreigh on Etsy has several new, nerdy designs: Why am I a SPIDER?!!Gettin’ the Yolk Outta Here, and Put a Ring On It! – Forgotten Land

Modern / Contemporary

  • TeenyWeenyXStitch just added Tiny Cross Stitch Flower Butterflies to their Etsy shop
  • Etsy shop Stitching Jules Design has 2 new monochrome patterns Vintage Statue Liberty Coin New York and Sea Turtle
  • Toru of LaSelvaDesign on Etsy has a small bundle of 4 bearded dragons available as PDF downloads
  • The Nerdy Pixeler recently added this sweet Pink Axolotl to her Etsy store
  • Alison of GeoCreationsUK on Etsy just released a sweet little Baby Lizard pattern
  • Karen of Hawthorn Tree Designs on Etsy recently added rainbow geometrywoodchate shrike, and fly agaric fairy mushroom

Conventional / Traditional

  • Emily of Salt & Pepper Stitching a new Uncle Sam pattern for US stitchers in her Etsy store
  • Italian designer Zahra Design Studio on Etsy has a new set of Watercolor Mandalas in their shop
  • The French Giraffe has a sweet treat for you with Strawberry Fields in her Etsy shop
  • Elayne of Anabella’s Shop also has their own designs under Anabella’s Needleart, their new design is All The Things on Etsy
  • Are you a Tea or Coffee lover? Either way Yellow Birdie Stitches on Etsy has designs for you
  • FinallyaFarmGirl released cute little Matilda Mouse on Etsy
  • SodastitchDesign recently added a monochromatic wedding sampler to their Etsy store
  • OwlForest has a new take on a Vintage Kitchen available as a PDF in their partner Etsy shop
  • Needlework Retailer on Instagram lets us know about this new design from Rosewood Manor Folly Hill Sampler which has a true parrot
  • Heart in Hand says that Tiny Town is coming to shops soon, see it on Instagram

Cultural Heritage Designs

  • Jessie of Bobo Jessie Stitches is a Thai Flosstuber, and in her latest video she:
    • Teaches us about the Solar New Year
    • Reminds us that it’s Asian American Heritage month
    • And encourages to follow and support Asian designers, makers, sellers, stitchers
  • Aya Rosen recently added a fiery pattern about the Jewish holiday Lag Ba’Omer which includes her research and thoughts on what this unusual holiday refers to, see her Gumroad

Samplers / Primitives

  • Virtual designer classes hosted by Needleworker’s Delight:
    • Linda Stolz of Erica Michaels Designs Very Berry Finishing July 30th
  • New spring patterns from Long Dog Samplers: Tap Dancers and Gone to Pieces available on their website
  • From Hands Across the Sea Samplers is Sarah Reymes 1770 ~ The 2022 Queen of the May, take a good look on Nicola’s latest Flosstube
  • FinallyaFarmGirl recently added reproduction sampler Marget Alice Parker 1861 to Etsy

Best wishes and happy stitches from

Aunt Kelley and Froggy

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