New Cross-Stitch Patterns This Week

November week 2 roundup of the latest patterns and designer news in the Cross-Stitch community.

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Pantheon Greek Mythology Cross Stitch Pattern Bundle

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Amanda of BAD Stitch has done some incredible work on the designs for her latest pattern book on Greek Mythology. I was moved in particular by her thoughtful depiction of Medusa who was victimized but was always portrayed as a monster in pop culture. See Amanda’s IG post for more (trigger warning).

Community News:

  • Sarah of Stitchin’ Mommy has a new temperature pattern for the new year with Temperature Quaker on Etsy
  • Nicola of Hands Across The Sea Samplers uploaded a YouTube tutorial Nicola’s Tips ~ Cross Stitch and Pin Stitch (Flosstube #NT01)
  • A new SAL from XStitch Magazine: Morning Walk, a nine-part Mystery XStitchAlong beginning on 1st January 2023
  • Twin Peak Primitives Limited Edition 2022 Christmas Box is available in their Etsy store and ships from the US
  • NeedleFest – Christmas in Williamsburg 2022 will also be available virtually for their classes December 1st – 4th
  • The December theme for Rag Tag Cross Stitch Box from Spot Colors is Penguin Party (websiteCratejoy)
  • Stephanie Rohr is unfortunately no stranger to the BS of corporate companies, but then she shared a heartfelt thank you on IG “But at the same time, I went from feeling awful when I first saw their post, to feeling lifted up and supported by my friends, my followers, and my fellow artists.” See her IG post for more background and a cheeky cross-stitch pattern

Cultural Heritage:

  • Maryam of Marroomy Crafts has released another stunning pattern called Afshan Sampler on Gumroad and learn more about the inspiration on her latest Flosstube

Winter / Holidays (sweet, folk art):

  • Emily of Salt & Pepper Stitching has a quick stitch with Peace on Earth over on Etsy
  • Angela of Stitch with Coffee has a new cat series with Christmas Sweater available individually or as a bundle in her Etsy shop
  • The Laurel Witch blessed us with Winter Magick available on her website
  • From Fine Frog Stitching is a winter yule snow bird Ice Moon Cardinal on their website
  • Jeannine of The Blue Flower has 3 new winter releases available at your LNS: Holiday Card 2022Seasons Of The Heart – WinterWinter Quail
  • AppleTreeCrossStitch has a little blizzard with this Snowflake bundle in their Etsy shop
  • Sailor Moon Christmas Cats is a cute trio from Black Waltz Stitching on Etsy
  • Brr… It’s Cold Outside is a sweet pattern that includes buttons if you purchase from Anabella’s Shop or check with your LNS
  • Let It Snow is a lovely little pattern in red and white from thelittleboot on Etsy
  • Set of 26 cute Christmas teddies is an adorable pattern from Rhona Norrie Designs on Etsy
  • Sugar Cookie Sampler has zero calories in this new holiday pattern from CopperGreenStudio on Etsy
  • Yuletide Chickens are pecking their way to you from Sprouting Lupine on Etsy
  • Christmas Band Sampler is a small, primitive design by Regina of Samplers and Primitives on Etsy
  • BeStitchMe says you can preorder The Snowman Collector Series #1 by Cottage Garden Samplings through their website

Winter / Holidays (dark, subversive):

  • Amanda of BAD Stitch added Bat Sleigh and the lead bat has a red nose over on Ko-fi
  • Evil Snowman definitely look evil in this pattern from SpiderxStitch on Etsy

Fall / Thanksgiving:

  • WildBluebellPatterns added this fall/winter floral design to their Etsy shop
  • Be Ye Thankful is a serene autumn pattern from With Thy Needle & Thread now available at Anabella’s or your LNS
  • Crusty, a slice of pumpkin pie, is the latest to represent the Sinister Sweeties series by Kristi of Pixel Pixie Cross Stitch
  • Hedgehog Season is upon those lucky enough to live near them, for the rest of us there’s patterns from Mama Witch Xstitch

Stitching with the Housewives:

Pop Culture / Tabletop / Video Games:

Goth / Witchy / Cottagecore:

  • ScreamingHeartDesign has another monochromatic, mandala-style design with In Memoriam
  • InfinityBearDesigns has another creepy colorful design with Poisonous Pitfall in their Etsy shop
  • Lepidoptera Moth and Butterfly is a colorful entomology pattern from plasticlittlecovers on Etsy
  • Blue Butterfly is another lovely cottagecore design from Ukrainian designer Alina of Happy Little Mouse
  • Mermaid + Axolotl = Mermalotl from Mama Witch Xstitch available on Gumroad

Subversive / Sweary / Sarcastic:

  • New designer Jess of StitchedIts added to her catalog with a Drag Queen series on Etsy

Animals:

  • MidCenturyMaude has a trio of colorful Elephants in this retro design on Etsy
  • Zahra Design Studio added two different Ragdoll cats with custom options to their Etsy store
  • LaSelvaDesign has another critter for us with Tiny Tiger on Etsy
  • Long-haired Brown Cat is a sweet design with customizable names from ZahraDesignStudio on Etsy
  • Mandala Leopard has indeed changed its spots some of them anyway in this pattern by MelocaDesigns on Etsy
  • Deep Sea Diver is actually a jellyfish in this pastel pattern from Kira of The Stitched Witch on Etsy

Sentiments / Typography / Alphabets:

Modern / Contemporary:

  • kixstitches teaches us a lesson with this Science Sampler pattern available in their Etsy shop
  • You Grow Girl is a sweet pattern with modern art flowers from Dandelion Stitchery on Etsy

Conventional / Traditional:

Samplers / Primitive / Quaker / Folk Art:

  • Lila’s Studio updated her Etsy store with the antique reproduction of Mary Taylor Stackney 1928
  • Michal of Star Parade designed a Griffin Sampler inspired by the temple of Knossos available on Etsy
  • Julie of Hemlock & Rye Stitchery released an antique reproduction called The Misspelled Sampler that is full of misspellings but beautiful stitching, available through her Gumroad shop
  • Red Bird Sampler is an antique reproduction from With Thy Needle & Thread available from Anabella’s shop or your LNS

For more of the latest patterns, lists, and links – hop on over to The Front Page of Cross-Stitch here on Frogging News.

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