Cross Stitch Crazy Free Templates

We've rounded up this handy collection of all of our free cross stitching templates from our past issues of Cross Stitch Crazy magazine. Simply find the project you want to make and download the template below!


Looking for the templates to make the projects you’ve seen in Cross Stitch Crazy magazine? Find them below. If you can’t find the template you’re looking for, drop us a line and we’ll add it to this page!


Photo frame stand template

Cross Stitch Crazy magazine, issue 265 

Stitch the photo frame designs (pictured above) by Fiona Baker using the charts in issue 265, then make them up into actual frames using the step-by-step guide in the issue and the template here. Enjoy making your frames and memories!

Free Coffee Cup Sleeve Template

Coffee cup sleeve template

Cross Stitch Crazy magazine, issue 245 

Stitch the coffee cup sleeve designs (pictured by above) by Emma Congdon using the charts in issue 245, then make them up to use as actual coffee cup sleeves with the template here. Happy stitching… and making!

Cross Stitch Crazy Coin Purse template

Coin purse template

Cross Stitch Crazy magazine, issue 227

Use this template to help make Jody Rice’s retro coin purses in issue 227.

Free Fathers Day Card Pattern

Free Father’s Day Card Template

Cross Stitch Crazy, issue 216

Download and print the PDF below to make the card to accompany your cute Father’s Day chart, featured in issue 216 of Cross Stitch Crazy

Free teacosy template

Tea cosy template

Cross Stitch Crazy, issue 215

Download and print the PDF below to get the template for your tea cosy from this sweet set, featured in issue 215 of Crazy! You’ll find instructions for how to make your teatime set here.

Free ombre printable papers

Free ombre papers

Cross Stitch Crazy issue 212

Download these pretty blue and pink ombre papers to use with your stylish Valentine’s cards from issue 212 of Crazy!

Lucie Heaton printable papers

Lucie Heaton chart book papers

Cross Stitch Crazy magazine issue 199

Download this set of stylish free papers as often as you like to use with the stitched motifs from your Lucie Heaton Occasions chart book, free with issue 199 of Cross Stitch Crazy!

Advent stocking pattern

Advent Christmas stockings template

Cross Stitch Crazy issue 196

Once you’ve stitched the super-cute advent stockings from issue 196 of Cross Stitch Crazy, cut out your stitching and backing fabric using this handy template!

The outside line is your cutting guide, and your stitching should fit within the inside line, giving you a 1cm (½in) seam allowance. You can find full instructions for making up your mini stockings in our How to make cross stitch stockings post.

Joan Elliott chart book papers

Joan Elliott Chart Book Papers, issue 195

Download these gorgeous free papers to turn the stitched motifs from your Joan Elliott chart book into fabulously festive gifts, cards and tags! This PDF download includes 4 pages of printable Christmas papers including Christmas tree baubles and stars background patterns.

Free flower paper printable

Fabulous Florals Papers

Download these 4 free backing papers to use as often as you like to mount the stitched motifs from our Fabulous Florals chart book on to.

Free toolkit card template

Free toolkit card template

Download and cutout this template to complete your fun toolkit card, featured in issue 190 of Cross Stitch Crazy.

Blackwork heart templates

Mini heart sachets template, issue 181

Download this handy heart template to make up your beautiful blackwork-inspired heart hanging from issue 181 of Cross Stitch Crazy!

Afternoon tea cross stitch papers

Afternoon tea chart book papers

Download these fab free papers as often as you like to use with the stitched motifs from your Afternoon Tea chart book, brought to you by Cross Stitch Crazy!