Free Cross Stitch Patterns – Self Expression through Crafts

Generally creative people always have a project running at all times. Their need to create and self express being satisfied even if some projects get tucked away for months,Guest Posting and may never be finally finished. But it is much better, with our busy modern lives, to pick projects carefully. Our time is precious and should not be wasted. Nowadays clothes and goods are so cheap to buy, it’s no surprise there is a general decline of the traditional home crafts of knitting, crochet, soft toys, soft furnishings and clothes making. This leaves beading, you either love it or hate it, and

Cross stitch patterns can be versatile and many can be adapted for individual needs. Generally the majority of the design work is done for you but there is still scope to change some colours, on occasions to add personal messages, and often to use designs in imaginative situations.

Waste canvas and the new soluble canvas from DMC opens up possibilities for where designs can be sewn. For example a plain T-shirt can be decorated with a princess or frog depending on whether for a girl or boy. But don’t forget that first day at school, when you watch them walk away proudly dragging a school bag personalised with=

Most popular charts are cross stitch bookmarks, wedding and birth samplers, and children’s designs. Some of these are personalised with cross stitch letters and alphabets to create a gift with the individual touch. While others are practical, useful projects that stand out and show how much you care.

Generally people want to immortalise important events, which could then become family heir looms for future generations. Otherwise they want to sew baby blankets and adorn children’s clothing, or produce gifts for friends and family.

It appears, for most people who sew them, cross stit