10 Autumn-Inspired Cross Stitch Patterns

Cross stitch autumn tree

 Everything Cross Stitch

From leaves changing colors to sweater weather; everything about fall is wonderful! Grab a pumpkin spiced latte and enjoy these fall-inspired cross stitch patterns

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    Autumn cross stitch

     123 Stitch

    What is your favorite part of fall? Is it the cooler temps? Pumpkin spice? How about Halloween? No matter what you enjoy about the season, The Cross-Eyed Cricket has captured all the most perfect elements of fall with their Autumn pattern. This cross stitch would look great as part of a wreath for the season. 

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    Nuts to You

    Nut sampler

     Embroider Bee

    Fall is the perfect time to cross-stitch. Wrap up in a cozy blanket with your favorite cup of tea and stitch the day away. In between stitches, make sure that you check out your fuzzy friends gathering acorns outside your window. Embroider Bee helps you feel the season with their free Oak Nut Madness Sampler. This pattern allows you to bring the outdoors in without all the mess. 

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    September cross stitch sampler

     123 Stitch

    Prairie Schooler knows a thing or two about creating the perfect autumn primitive pattern. From September school bells to November's turkeys, their pieces are lasting heirlooms that you can display all year round. This one, in particular, focuses on preparing for winter. It would look great in a hunting lodge. 

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    Falling Leaves

    Leaves cross stitch

     Free Cross Stitch

    Autumn is not about grey skies. It is a celebration of color. Free Cross Stitch celebrates the changing of the leaves with their free pattern. While this pattern has specific colors, you can change them up to meet your decor. Take the final project and turn it into an autumn scented sachet. 

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    Ready for Some Football?

    Saturday Evening Post cross stitch
    Bella Stitchery Designs / Etsy

    Fall is football season. It is so much fun tailgating and going to a college football game. It doesn't matter if you watch the game or are into football, you want a party. The later in the season, the more football there is; leading up to the big day full of feasting, napping and watching your favorite team. Bella Stitches created a cross stitch pattern that celebrates a bygone era with their take on this famous Saturday Evening Post Thanksgiving vs. Football. It is a must project for any football fan. 

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    Fall Mums

    Fall Mums cross stitch

     Feathers in the Nest

    It seems that primitive patterns were made for fall. Everything from the color scheme to the images lends itself to autumn's beauty. The Feathers in the Nest share their interpretation of fall with their Fall Mum pattern. Mums are the flower that represents autumn. Their colors match the changing leaves and blanket the cold ground with beauty. This pattern is simple enough for beginners and would be a great project at your next make and take craft night. 

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    Fall fashion cross stitch
    Brook's Books

     Looking good in fall and being stylish is very important. Fall is the best time of the year for fashion. You get to show off your outfit, not too much skin, not too much bulk; it's just right. What goes well with style? A cup of your favorite fall coffee or tea, of course! This stylish pattern by Brook's Books shows off fashion and function. The outfit and the little whimsies around it are a stylish way to celebrate autumn. Cross stitch this pattern for your favorite vintage fashion vixen. 

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    Fall Colors

    Fall colors sampler


    Recreate those spectacular falls colors with Gazette 94's free Fall Color Pattern. You can cross-stitch a small scented sachet or a pincushion. You can also go a different direction by making coasters out of the finished project. If you know someone who is having an autumn wedding, this pattern would be the perfect gift. 

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    Autumn Tree

    Fall tree cross stitch

     Everything Cross Stitch

    The autumn trees give us one last show with their bright colors. This whimsical pattern from Everything Cross Stitch mixes vibrant tones with waves and swirls. Create a beautiful pillow or wall hanging with the pattern. Take your project a step further by adding beads or cross-stitching on plastic canvas for a 3-D effect.  

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    Leaf Border

    Leaf colors cross stitch

     Cathartic Dream

    Decorate for the season with Cathartic Dream's Leaf Border pattern. You can cross-stitch on a table cloth or napkins to make your dining room table stand out. Pair this cross stitch pattern with your favorite autumn theme quote for a one of a kind creation. You can also stitch this up on plastic canvas for a trivet. There are a wide variety of projects you can make with this free pattern. 

Fall in Love

Fall is pretty close to perfect. There is still a hint of summer temps but eventually, it will cool, and sweater weather appears. Grab your favorite warm beverage, a beautiful blanket and settle in for the season with fun autumn-themed cross stitch patterns.