Free Platinum Jubilee cross stitch
Celebrate a momentous 70 years on the throne with her majesty Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee and stitch these wonderful commemorative cards designed by Jenny Barton.
Whether or not you are patriotic we can all agree that 70 years on the throne is something to be celebrated! Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is the first-ever monarch to reach the Platinum Jubilee milestone. This beautiful pair of cross stitch charts to celebrate the occasion were designed by Jenny Barton. The first is a detailed stitch of the crown jewels surrounded by an intricate border, stitched in metallic gold. The second design features the Queen herself within a ribboned frame. Both designs contain text which indicates the celebration - making them fabulous commemorative pieces.
These patterns are for intermediate stitchers who are familiar with this craft, however, if you are an advanced beginner who has all the techniques down these would be a wonderful challenge for you. If you need a hand with any stitching check out our cross stitch for beginners guide for more information and helpful tips. We have a fab guide to needle sizes too, should you need it.
What is the Platinum Jubilee?
The Platinum Jubilee commemorates 70 years of a monarchy's rule. The first British monarch to accomplish it is Queen Elizabeth II.
When is the Jubilee?
February 6th 2022 marked her majesty's 70th year on the throne. Celebrations will take place between Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June 2022 which will see a four day bank holiday weekend.
How can I celebrate the Jubilee?
We adore celebrating royal occasions, whether you're doing something big like a street party or simply just having a cup of tea and scone! We have lots of crafty ways to get involved. Stitch up these fabulous cross stitches to commemorate this momentous occasion, and remember it for years to come.
We have plenty of other Queen and country-inspired projects too, try these jubilee crafts, the union jack flag cake topper. If you want to be a little more subtle with it, you could also try these cake cross stitch projects.
Queen cross stitch fact box:
Stitching Time - Approx 15 hours each
Type of Stitches - Cross stitch, backstitch, french knot
Ease of Stitching - Intermediate
What you’ll need for the Queen cross stitch:
Threads - DMC Stranded cotton as listed in the key
Needle - Size 24 tapestry needle
Fabric - Zweigart 14-count white Aida 8.14 x 4.86 inches or 20.68 x 12.34cm
Queen cross stitch pattern
More like the Queen cross stitch
Looking for more projects to celebrate the monarchy? Try this cross stitch cake topper, the cake patterns. Are you looking for gifts for a loved one who can’t get enough of stitching? Then make sure you have a browse through our favourite needle minders and these fabulous modern cross stitch kits and the printed cross stitch kits - the kits contain everything you need to complete your whole project, ideal for those new to the cross stitch. If you want even more inspiration for your next cross stitch project be sure to browse through our large collection of free cross stitch patterns, there is something for all ages and abilities designed by a range of talented cross stitch pros.
Corgi cross stitch pattern
Do you adore the Queen's corgis? Then stitch up this gorgeous and free corgi cross stitch to celebrate the occasion! We could never forget about her loyal companions. This is a great quick-stitch for beginners (if you don't want to take on a complex stitch).
Get the free corgi pattern.
Jenny started her stitching life working for DMC Creative World in her early career, before branching out as a freelance cross stitch designer, regularly producing projects for Cross Stitch Gold, Cross Stitch Crazy and The World of Cross Stitching. She also manages her own website, JB Cross Stitch, where she sells PDFs of her cross stitch patterns. Jenny is a talented artist, creating incredibly realistic wildlife portraits in coloured pencil. She is mum to two girls and has a very cheeky pet parrot.