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Cross-stitch is one of the easiest stitches to master, and we've created fun clip-art motifs that you can take anywhere. Gather your supplies -- you don't need many -- slip them into a pouch for convenient toting, and take your crafts show on the road.
Capture your family in cross-stitches with a family portrait or a more elaborate family tree. Doodle and play around with hairstyles and accessories before putting needle to cloth. Even just a few stitches for a baby in a carrier adds a lot of personality. Frame and hang the cloth (and leave a little extra space in case your family grows).
Print the Family Portrait Clip ArtHow to Make the Cross-Stitch Family Portrait
(This PDF has 19 pages. Make sure to print only the pages you need.)
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It's a cinch to cross-stitch: Use the weave of fabric called "aida cloth" to make X-shaped stitches in neat rows. Frame your menagerie in four- and five-inch wooden embroidery hoops. For added polish, give the hoops a coat of primer followed by high-gloss enamel spray paint. If you're stitching single-color designs, you'll find it easier to make the outline first.Learn How to Cross-Stitch
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Make a big impression with a small bird silhouette.
Print the Cross-Stitch Bird Clip Art
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Add a lovable bunny to your whimsical little sampler.
Print the Cross-Stitch Bunny Clip Art
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Decorate your cloth with a cute creature using our clip art.
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Place a curious kitty in the center of your sampler.
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Give your favorite dog lover a personalized gift.
Print the Cross-Stitch Dog Clip Art
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Cross-Stitch Fashion Items
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Cross-Stitch Kitchen Tools
Surprise your favorite foodie with a stylish sampler full of kitchen tools.
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Cross-Stich Needle and Thread
Reflect your passion for sewing with a small-scale design.
Print the Cross-Stitch Needle and Thread Clip Art
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Turn any design into a cross-stitch pattern by printing our grid onto acetate.
Print the Cross-Stitch Grid Clip Art
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