Calling all animal lovers! There is a whole treasure trove of adorable animal embroidery patterns here on Craftsy, and I've rounded up eight favorites. Whether you love cats, dogs or goldfish, there is bound to be something here for you. Choosing what embroidery pattern to stitch first is going to be the toughest challenge!
Join me in "aww-ing" at 8 of the cutest animal embroidery patterns you can find on Craftsy!
Photo via Craftsy member Wendi Gratz
Cats Embroidery Pattern
Cats, cats, cats! Bring out your inner cat lover with a range of designs from Wendi Gratz. All four motifs come as part of this pattern and are purrrrfect for your next hand embroidery project.
Photo via Craftsy member lovahandmade
Bunny Rabbit Hand-Embroidery Pattern
Easter is just around the corner and this little lady from lovahandmade is just what we need. Bright colors and simple stitches make this a hoop-la you could cheerfully display year round!
Photo via Craftsy member Naive Needle
Foxes Embroidery Pattern
Foxes are so in right now and Craftsy member Naive Needle is bang on trend with these sleeping foxes. Symmetry in the pattern makes for a clean and elegant look and her suggestions of how it can be used will certainly get you thinking outside the hoop.
Photo via Craftsy member redgatest2427179
Little Elephant Cross-stitch Pattern
Geometric patterns in a mix of bright and muted tones make redgatest2427179's cross-stitched elephant the ideal design addition to any contemporary home. Colors can be easily changed to suit your own interiors and would fit in any room - be it kitchen, play room or WC!
Photo via Craftsy member Tiny Modernist
Circus Cross-stitch Pattern
Can't decide on one animal? Fear not, Tiny Modernist brings together a zebra, giraffe, elephant, bear and seal in this delightful circus themed cross-stitch. A project any new comer to those little X's would be proud of making!
Photo via Craftsy member ricrac
Simply Sausages Embroidery and Rattle Pattern
Two's company, three's a crowd but not in the case of these little sausage dogs! You'd be barking not to try your hand at one of ricrac's pooch patterns, just look at those snazzy jumpers! Not to mention, this pattern is completely FREE!
Photo via Craftsy member Followbunny
Abel the Stitch Explorer Pattern
I am a huge fan of Followbunny's work and cannot think of anything more exciting than stitching something as cute as Abel. You can really flex those embroidery skills too with plenty of variety in stitches - French knots, blanket stitch and chain stitch - just to name a few.
Photo via Craftsy member LaMariacha
Heart with Birds and Flowers Pattern
Is there anything sweeter than a pair of lovebirds? Yes, lovebirds inside a heart surrounded by flowers! If birds aren't your thing, then creator LaMariacha can also offer you butterflies and strawberries or lotuses and fish!
Once you've mastered these patterns, why not design some of your own? Jessica Marquez shows you how in her Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery online Craftsy class!