Fairy cross stitch patterns
We've got these fairy cross stitch patterns free for our Gathered makers! Which fairy cross stitch will you choose?
Ah, how we love fairy cross stitch! The touch of whimsy that a fairy cross stitch can bring to all occasions. Who doesn't need a quick-stitch motif that'll be great for any occasion… birthdays, best wishes, and much more? Fairy cross stitch lovers, this article is one for you, with 2 special fairy cross stitch creations to choose from. We have 8 adorable mini fairy cross stitch patterns free for our Gathered makers, courtesy of Lucie Heaton, and a fairy cross stitch door from Rhona Norrie.
Meet a party’s worth of fairy cross stitch friends who can’t wait to help you celebrate a loved one’s special day! These sweet fairy cross stitch minis have been busy planning a birthday to remember and are bringing gifts, balloons, cake and, of course, champagne! Stitch them up and attach to gift tags or cards with double-sided tape. Best of all, each of these fairy cross stitch patterns is quick to stitch, so keep this page bookmarked in case you get invited to any impromptu parties. Both you and these fairy cross stitch minis will be more than ready to bring the fun! They were originally part of the gift that came with Cross Stitch Crazy issue 241.
Looking for something little bigger? This fairy cross stitch whimsical scene by Rhona Norrie that features a fairy door at the heart of this fairy cross stitch. It was originally featured in The World of Cross Stitching, issue 253. You’ll love stitching this enchanting little fairy cross stitch, packed with so many sweet details. Simply use white 14-count aida and stitch it in whole stitches, backstitch and a sprinkling of French Knots. Then when your stitching’s done, trim to size and fray the edges.
For advice on the basics of cross stitch, check out our cross stitch for beginners article.
Fairy cross stitch doorway
Looking for fairy cross stitch adventure? Step through this tiny doorway to find the fairy cross stitch within! It makes a lovely birthday or good look card, or why not stitch it as a fairy cross stitch new home card? It surely can only bring good luck to a new abode. This design appears courtesy of Rhona Norrie as part of our archive of fairy cross stitch patterns, free for our Gathered makers to enjoy
About the fairy cross stitch doorway
- Stitch count: 49 high x 48 wide
- Design area: 14 HPI (28-count evenweave) – 9x9cm (3½x3½in)
- To finish, place in a square aperture card (we've used Craft Creations AP53U in creative smooth white (30).
- Created for The World of Cross Stitching by Rhona Norrie
Download the fairy cross stitch doorway
Click the link below to download the fairy cross stitch doorway. The download is an A4 PDF with a fairy cross stitch pattern and accompanying key
Fairy cross stitch minis
These fairy cross stitch minis are oh-so-sweet! It's hard to believe that so much fairy cross stitch personality has been squeezed into 27 x 17 stitches, but that is just what fairy cross stitch creator extraordinaire Lucie Heaton has managed with these minis! Big thanks to Lucie for sharing these fairy cross stitch patterns, free for our Gathered makers. See more of Lucie's work in her online Etsy store.
About the fairy cross stitch minis
- Max stitch count 22 (h) x 17 (w)
- Design area on 14-count fabric 4x3cm (1½x1¼in)
- Stitches Whole cross stitch, backstitch
- Created by Lucie Heaton for Cross Stitch Crazy 241
Download the fairy cross stitch minis
Click to download the fairy cross stitch minis. The download is an A4 PDF with 8 fairy cross stitch minis and an accompanying key.
More like the fairy cross stitch
We have more designs like the fairy cross stitch patterns, free for you on Gathered! Take a look at our Cat cross stitch patterns and our caterpillar cross stitch designs. You might also like our panda cross stitch and our summer cross stitch patterns for men.
Rhona Norrie is a prolific and popular cross stitch designer from Scotland who now calls New York home. Her work is regularly featured in magazines including The World of Cross Stitching, Cross Stitch Crazy, and Just Cross Stitch. Rhona is a total cross stitch addict! If she doesn’t have a needle in her hand, then it will be a camera that she’s carrying to capture the wonders of nature and she shares her nature pictures (and cross stitching!) on her Facebook and Instagram accounts.
Lucie is a freelance designer with over 25 years-experience in creating cross stitch patterns for magazines, books and needlecraft companies in the UK and around the world. Her work has been featured in Cross Stitch Gold, The World of Cross Stitching, Cross Stitcher, Just Cross Stitch and Cross Stitch Crazy. She enjoys creating designs that bring pleasure to all who stitch them and loves to see stitchers bring her patterns to life.