Pick of the week: By the seaside

Pick of the week: By the seaside free cross stitch patterns

I have no idea, why I’m head over heels in the nautical stuff these days. Maybe it’s because of spending summer in the city? Anyway, here is a collection of amazing free cross stitch patterns with fishes, dolphins, seashells, ships and everything we love about the sea 🙂

Pick of the week: By the seaside

Pick of the week: By the seaside free cross stitch patterns

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Rune Mannaz (Man, Humanity) cross stitch pattern

Rune Mannaz (Man, Humanity) free cross stitch pattern

You know what? I suddenly remembered, that I promised to complete the Runic patterns series by the end of the summer. And it seems that time is running out quicklier, than I could have expected. So, for now it is fifteen runes completed and nine runes to go. 🙂

And today my wonderful runic bag presented me with the Mannaz.

Rune Mannaz (Man, Humanity) free cross stitch pattern
Pattern size: 36w X 49h stitches (and when stitched it will look something like this)

Rune Mannaz (Man, Humanity) free cross stitch pattern

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Eat Fruit Be Healthy: vintage poster pattern

Eat Fruit Be Healthy free cross stitch poster

I guess the title says it all 🙂 Today’s freebie is an adaptation of a vintage poster promoting healthy food, namely apples and grapes. The image and lettering in it are a great example of negative space.

The pattern is dextremely easy: three colors only. Use off-white or cream canvas for more authentic vintage look.

Eat Fruit Be Healthy: vintage poster cross stitch pattern
Pattern size: 78 X 122 stitches

Eat Fruit Be Healthy free cross stitch poster

Three blue doors cross stitch pattern

Three blue doors cross stitch pattern

Punk project challenge (week two, since I have effectively overslept the previous one) is to make a project using my favorite colors. And for me nothing represents my favorite color – blue – than the beautiful Mediterranean doors, deep blue on perfectly white walls. So today I made a big pattern using three images of such doors.

The pattern, as usual, is completely free to download (look for the link below the image).

Three blue doors cross stitch patterns

Pattern size: 327 x 136 stitches, 27 colors (approx. 46 x 19 cm on #18 canvas)
Uses: cross stitches, back stitches.

Three blue doors cross stitch pattern

Pick of the week: There’s something about Harry

Harry Potter free cross stitch patterns

For you, my fellow Harry Potter fans – a pick of several beautiful and free cross stitch patterns. Be sure to check links #1 and #3, there are many more HP patterns by the same authors on their websites and blogs.

Pick of the week: There’s something about Harry… Potter

Harry Potter free cross stitch patterns

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Pick of the week: I love coffee, I love tea

Pick of the week - Coffee and Tea free cross stitch patterns

Are you a coffee person or a tea person? My husband likes to start his day with a cappuccino, while I prefer a big mug of black tea. Today’s pick of free patterns has something of both worlds:

Pick of the week: I love coffee, I love tea free patterns

Pick of the week - Coffee and Tea free cross stitch patterns

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