Cross-Stitch News May Week 1, 2022

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

General News

  • Emma Congdon aka Stitchrovia has a new book coming out July 12th, see some sneak peeks on her Instagram

Craftivism / Fundraisers

  • The Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia partnered with Miru Makes to produce Keep Calm and Save the Terrapins as cross-stitch kits, see Instagram for details

Goth / Witchy

  • Only from Night Spirit Studio, Flowers From the Vampire‘s Boudoir (WebsiteEtsy)
  • Jen says Ghost Bat has entered The Stitch Crypt and is ready to haunt your heart via Etsy
  • Happy Mother’s Day to Spider Mama the latest pattern from The Laurel Witch on her website
  • Elle of Stitch Sprout unleashed Kasa-obake Japanese Yokai a Gothic cross-stitch pattern in her Etsy shop
  • In cottagecore style, Mamawitchxstitch added a tiny donkey pattern to her Gumroad shop
  • omg lol – The Laurel Witch just released (or apprehended?) Anthropomorphics – The Murder Sisters to her website, but you have to see their antics first in Laura’s Instagram post


  • Nova Stitch Creations has many pro-choice, anit-BS patterns for you to choose from in their Etsy shop
  • Rena of RackAndPinion has a great Edgar Allen Poe quote Horrible Sanity as a PDF in their Etsy store
  • fuchsiahoops recently added What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Weird at Parties to Etsy
  • A new Prudence on Etsy from Stitch By Drey Prudence Kitch – Wherever

Pop Culture

  • Sew Sophie Crafts has a 2020 Lockdown Cross Stitch Pattern in her Etsy shop because we will never be over it
  • Whitney of Lil Stabbies has some Riot Grrrl inspiration with My Body My Mind in her Etsy shop
  • Seas the Day with Gudetama a pattern from Sew Nerdy By Breigh in her Etsy shop
  • For Our Flag Means Death fans, Margaret of Stay Sane Stitchery has two patterns for you on Etsy

Modern / Contemporary

  • Also from Tiny Modernist is Summer Wreath also on Instagram
  • Tiny Modernist says the newest mouse pattern is available Mouse’s Beach Outing, see it on Instagram
  • Ange of fiddlesticksau says It’s Good to be the Queen – Queen Bee, available in her Etsy shop
  • Anna of Una Buena Pieza on Etsy has three beautiful gem designs OvalOctagon, and Tear
  • The Nerdy Pixeler added Pizza Cat to the menagerie over on Etsy
  • Sarah of NeedleMinderLair on Etsy added Rainbow Galaxy Alphabet pattern to the shop
  • New typography patterns from Alyssa of Spooky and Steve are Barn Rules and Fishing Rules on Etsy
  • For motor racing enthusiasts, Mary Hickmott Designs released Red Racing Cars to her Etsy shop
  • Break out those metallic threads with Disco Ball from The Stranded Stitch on Etsy
  • Pam of Dandelion Stitchery says Hey There Beautiful as a PDF in her Etsy store

Conventional / Traditional

  • Country Cottage Needleworks gives us a sneak peek on Instagram of the next pattern in the Nutcracker Village series with Mirliton’s Music Store
  • Quaternion Creations just released this primitive, mythology-inspired pattern I am the colour to their Etsy shop

Stitching with the Housewives – Priscilla and Chelsea

  • Dapper Doodads: Strawberry Farm on Etsy
  • Tiered Tray Tidbits: USA Sam on Etsy
  • Dapper Doodads: Sweet as Honey on Etsy
  • Berry BakeryHello AmericaProud To Be An American are coming to shops in May

Cultural Heritage Designs

Lanky Camel is the newest pattern in the Magical Carpet Menagerie Collection from Marroomy Designs, see her Gumroad

Best wishes and happy stitches from

Aunt Kelley and Froggy

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