Plaques and portraits with religious themes have virtues besides their obvious beauty. Working on them can be a calming, even meditative experience. They make treasured gifts that may become beloved heirlooms down through the generations. Cross Stitch Patterns Alita Designs provides hundreds of free cross stitch patterns that you can download, print and use in your crafts projects.
Happy stitching! Top Patrons Become a patron to have your name listed above and gain exclusive access to extra content. If you still not registered you can do it now. In cross-stitching correct tension is important. Having too strong or too loose of a tension can totally destroy the impression of your project.
The threads should be flat against the fabric you are using, but not too tight, so that they are actually pulling the fabric in any way. More then that, you should prefer the rounded tip of a tapestry needle to ensure you don't accidentally split the fiber you're stitching with. In order not to lose the needles for cross-stitching, you can glue the magnetic strip to the inner lid of the box in which you hold the embroidery threads and other cross-stitch accessories.
Aida with DMC Floss. Before him I may think aloud. Design size: 62 w x h. Give Thanks. A pretty fruit design for a kitchen towel! Design size: 38 w x 38 h. Calvary's Rose Bookmark. Stitch this pretty Inspirational Cross Bookmark for a special friend. Design size: 28 w x 82 h. Blackwork Floral Corner Bookmark. An elegant corner bookmark in Blackwork makes a stunning gift which is quick to stitch. Sewing directions to line the bookmark included. Holiday Wishes. A quick, fun ornament or bookmark design for holiday stitching.
Design size: Ornament: 42 w x 39 h. Bookmark: 26 w x 57 h. American pioneers knew the meaning of a long journey home behind a sturdy horse. Design size: 60 w x 80 h. Love One Another. As I Have Loved You. Design size: 68 w x 57 h. Mother's Day. Invite your Mom for chocolate cake, roses, and her favorite tea or coffee!
This fun design to stitch and give is perfect for trivets. Easter Tapestry Ornament. Design size: 50 w x 50 h. Stitched with DMC Floss on 25 ct. Worship The King. This Christmas, hang a contemporary sampler in your home which praises the God of the Bible.