4 Free Baby-Themed Cross Stitch Patterns

Make Something Special for the New Addition to the Family

There are so many things to do when getting ready for your little bundle of joy. Some people find it can be helpful to have a project going to lessen stress and the anxiety that comes with anticipation. Cross stitching is the perfect activity to ease one's mind, so sit down with one of these free baby-themed cross stitch patterns and let the fun begin. The patterns are also great for making baby gifts. You can create a unique gift for every new addition in your life. Don't be afraid to adjust the colors in any of the patterns to add your own personal twist on the design.

Add any of these cross stitch designs to a baby romper, burp cloth, or blanket. You can also make them into wall hangings that can be used for decorating a nursery. You may even want to create a cross stitch card or try a wide variety of other cross stitch projects. If you're making one as a gift, you can consider involving the expectant parents and letting them choose a favorite design before you begin. The possibilities are endless, as are the opportunities for creativity.

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    Baby Bottle Alphabet Cross Stitch Chart

    Design © Connie G. Barwick

    Connie G. Barwick

    Use this free baby alphabet pattern to chart designs for a special baby gift. Choose from four color schemes or select your own. You can't go wrong with this classic design. Because this design is somewhat repetitive, it's also a good choice for beginner cross stitchers. It'd be especially nice for a bib or burp cloth.

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    Bunnies Squared Cross Stitch Design

    Design © Connie G. Barwick

    Connie G. Barwick

    Stitch this popular chart in pastel colors for a baby bib or blanket. Pair it with an actual stuffed bunny or bunny-printed pajamas for an extra cute gift. You may even consider throwing in a pair of bunny socks or a bunny hat for an added touch of fun. This pattern is a nice choice as it has the potential to stay interesting for the baby as they grow to become an older child.

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    Happy Sun Cross Stitch Motif

    Design © Connie G. Barwick

    Connie G. Barwick

    Here's a great sunshine design for a diaper bag or baby wipe holder. Stitch this motif as shown or add the optional happy face back stitch. You could also consider a light blue sky background instead of plain white. This would also look great in a nursery and would help to keep a cheery, sunny vibe all year round. This sun pattern would also be especially nice on a hat or bathing suit.

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    Sleepy Moon Chart

    Design © Connie G. Barwick

    Connie G. Barwick

    While the baby may be more likely to party the night away, perhaps this little sleeping moon will push them over the edge to sleepy town. This charming moon pattern would look cute on a sleeper, baby hat, or pajamas, or blanket. It'd also be a good candidate for trying gold metallic or glow-in-the-dark embroidery floss. Once the baby gets a little older, they will love spotting their glowing moon before they fall asleep.

Whether you are expecting your own child or making a special something for a mother or father to be, these free baby-themed cross stitch patterns are perfect for welcoming the newest addition in your life. For more free baby-themed cross stitch patterns, check out these additional free baby-themed patterns.