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Not Your Mother’s Cross Stitch Patterns

One reason we love cross stitch is because you can create something unexpected and non-traditional in such a traditional craft. A growing trend in the cross stitch world is creating funny, sassy cross stitch designs.

Ranging from quirky to vulgar to totally random, you can find all kinds of funny cross-stitch patterns today.

Pixel People Star Wars A New Hope

Photo via Craftsy member weelittlestitches

1. Pixel People: Star Wars A New Hope

Craftsy designer weelittlestitches provides cross stitch patterns for fans of popular fantasy, sci-fi and pop-culture characters. From Star Wars and Harry Potter to The Breakfast Club and Labrynith, there is a collection of cross stitch patterns for just about everyone.

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I Lobe You Cross Stitch

Photo via Craftsy member PDXstitch

2. I Lobe You Cross Stitch

Science nerds will get the brainy pun behind this fun cross-stitch pattern! The designer made it as a Valentine’s Day gift, but we could see it as a fun gift year-round.

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Video Game Cross Stitch

Photo via Craftsy member RandomFree

3. Video Games Geek Cross Stitch

Find all your favorite video game characters — from Super Mario to Sonic and more — all within this one free pattern!

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Hokey Pokey Cross Stitch

Photo via Craftsy member The Stitcherati

4. Hokey Pokey Cross-Stitch

Typography is also a growing trend in cross-stitch, and we love seeing the hilarious, creative sayings embroiderers stitch up. This one is sure to make someone laugh!

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When Nothing Is Going Right, Go Left

Photo via Craftsy member NatisCrossStitch

5. Cross-Stitch Quote

Stitch a little wise — albeit silly — advice in the hoop! NatisCrossStitch’s pattern features a fun and trendy hand-lettering style.

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Our favorite part about creative cross stitching is that you can create something truly personal for your loved ones, no matter what their interests may be.

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Sharon Poole

I’m looking for funny crafter counted cross stitch patterns. can you help me?

Sharon Poole

looking for cross stitch pattern of funny knitting pics to cross stitch on totes or shirts


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