New Cross-Stitch Patterns and Other Updates

Welcome to our roundup of the latest patterns, designer shenanigans and other news in the Cross-Stitch community.

Weekly featured Froggo:

Ribbit in the night Cross stitch pattern via Gumroad

By Katherine of Mama Witch Xstitch

~ “I have never tried to paint the whole background image, but couldn’t resist creating a spooky story about Detective Toadesky solving a mystery crime on haunted swamps.”

Cross-Stitch general info:

  • Watch a flip-thru of Emma Congdon’s new book Cross stitch for the Heart on Instagram
  • Nashville Needlework Market is a go for March of 2023, hop over to Needlework Retailer for more info

Craftivism / Fundraisers

  • Designer duo Dee’s Twenty Stitches and Kari Nakken released the second unicorn in their Pride corral with Lesbian Pride Tapestry Cross Stitch Pattern and 50% of proceeds will go to the National Center for Lesbian Rights until June 30th, find her on Kari’s website

Cultural Heritage

  • This Juneteenth Day is the latest pattern from Nuri of Shaded Stitchery via Gumroad “On June 19, 1865, news of the Emancipation Proclamation finally reached the 250,000 enslaved people in Galveston, TX, the most remote state of the Confederacy. This was two and a half years after the Proclamation was signed by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1963.”
  • Bella Filipina Designs is celebrating the Philippines’ 124th Independence Day with the release of Aquila, Queen of the Skies inspired by the country’s national bird, The Philippine Eagle, available at your LNS but take a look on Facebook or Instagram
  • Abby of TopKnot Stitcher Shop released her own pattern called Luther’s Rose inspired by the work of Martin Luther available on her website

Pop Culture

  • New from Etsy shop StitchMyPixels is The Boys TV Series Characters (Pixellised style) – The Seven from Season Two
  • Our Flag Means Death continues to reign with Skeleton Hand Pirate Flag from The Stitch Crypt on Etsy “Everyone knows cats are very evil because they steal children’s breath…Cause they’re witches and they got knives in their feet.”

Goth / Witchy / Cottagecore

  • In the dark cottage of tuskandcardinal in Etsyland, you will find two patterns Annabel Lee but also some oddly sweet Strawberries
  • In Stitch Sprout’s garden are two budding samplers Tulip and Dandelion and Mushroom and Sunflower in her Etsy shoppe
  • Alina of Happy Little Mouse just listed a happy big Atlas Moth in her Etsy shoppe
  • Weeping Hellegore is new to Noctiflora Designs strange garden, look at it on Etsy but it will look back
  • LolaCrowCrossStitch also listed Poisonous Plants Vintage Seed Packets to Etsy as a set with Belladonna (deadly nightshade), Oleander, Hemlock and Wolf’s Bane
  • Ribbit in the Night is about Detective Toadesky and spooky investigations a pattern by Mama Witch Xstitch available on her Gumroad account
  • New Tarot cards from The Innocent Bones on EtsyDeathJusticeThe Devil
  • This year’s Halloween SAL by Tiny Modernist is here! Halloween Crystal Ball Cross Stitch Pattern, head to her website for info and purchase
  • Stitch Sprout just listed Mushroom & Clover Garden Sampler (Ko-fiEtsy)
  • LolaCrowCrossStitch says her little ghosts needed a home so she designed a Haunted House in her Etsy shoppe
  • Andrea of FlossyFoxShop just listed another magical pattern Sisters of Sky and Sea on Etsy

Subversive

  • New sayings from plasticlittlecovers on Etsy: Born to Rum, Naps and Snacks, and Live Laugh Lasagna

Modern / Contemporary

  • Knit Knot Krafts just added another sweet Octopus in the Sea of Etsy
  • Bee Your Own Kind of Beautiful with this complete kit from Dandelion Stitchery available in their Etsy shop
  • Plant Mom by Una Buena Pieza is a cross-stitch pattern that gives off tattoo vibes, take a look on Etsy
  • Death before Decaf! “A modern blackwork embroidery pattern for the caffeine dependent” by Words & Saucery on Etsy
  • Screaming Heart Design says “What if pride was a metal festival?” so they made these Pride Metal Logo Cross Stitch Patterns available for free on Teresa’s Gumroad

Conventional / Traditional

  • The Myth Of The Ocean is a new summer pattern from Twin Peak Primitives (websiteEtsy)
  • Puntini Puntini listed the PDF version of Meow to her Etsy shop or order a physical chart from your LNS or ONS to get the button
  • Angela of StitchwithCoffee just listed a new cat pattern to Etsy Calico Cactus

Stitching with the Housewives

  • Dapper Doodads: Land That I Love on Etsy
  • Tiered Tray Tidbits: Sweet Slice on Etsy

Samplers / Primitives

  • New and sold through 1884 Stitchery’s website is Big Red House by Hands to Work and Ewe Alone by Sheepish Designs
  • Regina of Samplers and Primitives just listed The Grape Quaker to her Etsy shop

Best wishes and happy stitches!

From Aunt Kelley and Froggy

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