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 Craftys 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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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 Cratsy 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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6 Responses to “Not Your Mother’s Cross Stitch Patterns”
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  1. Lindsay Tyson
    Lindsay Tyson

    Do any of these patterns work? Cause the Star Wars one sure as heck doesn’t….

  2. Studio72Maker

    I can recommend another site for alternative cross stitch charts: Great quotes by sassy and strong women to stitch.