Wish friends and family an egg-cellent Easter with these colourful quick-stitch Easter cross stitch cards worked in pretty pastel shades.Painting eggs is a wonderful Easter tradition rooted in ancient times. Fun for all the family, we love the idea of sitting around the kitchen table and joining in with this yearly custom, be it decorating a hard boiled egg or stitching one of Maria’s beautiful Easter cross stitch Patterns. Each card showcases a different style, including an assortment of delicate eggs in pretty hues.


Using just a few thread shades, the charts are worked mainly in whole cross stitches, with one featuring a backstitched sentiment that is easily interchangeable throughout the set. They're a great introduction to stitching for beginners, so why not share your skills with someone new this Easter by making a start with an Easter cross stitch pattern? You'll find more advice for starting out stitching in our cross stitch for beginners article.

Two brightly coloured easter egg cross stitch cards

Download the Easter cross stitch patterns

Click to download the Easter cross stitch patterns. The download is an A4 PDF with to easter cross stitch pattern and and accompanying Easter cross stitch key.

Easter cross stitch full

These Easter cross stitch patterns were originally published as a set of six cards in The World of Cross Stitching issue 253. Maria Diaz has kindly allowed us to share these two designs for free with our Gathered makers. If you want to stitch more of the designs from the set of six Easter cross stitch patterns, you can find the full set for sale in her online chart shop.


More Easter cross stitch patterns

If you are looking for more free Easter cross stitch pattern to stitch, we have more options for you right here on Gathered, too. Try our Easter bunny cross stitch patterns or you'll find another cute bunny as part of this set of children's cross stitch cards, too. How about these chicken cross stitch patterns which would make brilliant Easter cross stitch cards, or try this chicken pattern for an embroidered Easter card.


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Maria DiazCross Stitch Designer

With over 20 years of needlecraft experience under her Belt, Maria Diaz is certainly one of the best in biz. Maria always loved art and needlecraft, and her grandmother taught her many crafts as a child, knitting, embroidery and crochet among them. After studying Fine Art at Leicester, Maria went on to work in the design field, eventually becoming an independent designer. In her articles for the World of Cross Stitching, she shares her beautiful cross stitch designs with the readers. Maria runs her own website and in addition to selling her cross stitch patterns, she also takes cross stitch commissions.

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