From Apple to Zebra: Free Cross Stitch Patterns

Free cross stitch patterns created by Connie Barwick

Illustration of feather embroidery

Illustration: The Spruce / Chloe Giroux

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Acorns Away pattern

African Proverb Pattern Collection

Air Symbol pattern

Alpha and Omega pattern

Alphabets, cross stitch and back stitch patterns

Am I Bugging You? Bookmark

Anniversary pattern

Another Brick in the Wall, back stitch pattern

Ant Silhouette pattern

Aries Astrological sign pattern

Artful Arrows Square

Assisi Cross

Assisi Dove

Astrological Alphabet

August - Vacation MiniSampler


Baby Bottle Baby Saying

Baby's First Easter pattern

Back-to-School Sampler pattern

Baker's Dozen Alphabet, cross stitch pattern

Banded Baby Rattle patterns

Banded Egg pattern

Banded Hearts Egg pattern

Baseball Motif pattern

Basketball Motif pattern

Be Mine pattern

Be My Valentine Heart pattern

BGB Gizmo pattern

Bible Motif pattern

Birdhouse and Flower Pattern

Blank Egg pattern

Blessing Moon pattern

Blue Brown Box Square pattern

Bodice Ripper Bookmark pattern

Bomb Motif pattern

Bride and Groom Figure pattern

Brighid's Cross pattern

Brown and Blue border pattern

Brown Beauty Square pattern

Brown Dog pattern

Brown-Blue Egg pattern

Bunnies Squared pattern

Busy Blocks Square pattern

Butterfly Blessing collection

Butterfly Fairy pattern

Butterfly Motif black and white symbol pattern, color symbol pattern


C is for Carrot pattern

Canada Day Maple Leaf Motif

Cancer Astrological sign pattern

Celtic Cross pattern

Celtic Shield Knot

Charming Alphabet Sampler pattern

Checked Band Egg pattern

Cheese Sampler

Cherries Jubilee Fairy pattern

Chi Ro pattern

Child's Tree pattern

Chinese Harmony pattern

Christian Fish Symbol

Christmas Bookmark pattern

Christmas Diamond pattern

Church Silhouette Pattern

Cinco de Mayo pattern

The Claw, back stitch pattern

Cockroach Silhouette pattern

Column Pattern Collection

Concentric Square pattern

Constricted Square pattern

Coptic Cross pattern

Criss Cross Square pattern

Cross Motif patterns

Cross Stitch card patterns

Crown Motif pattern


D is for Doll pattern

Dad's Book bookmark pattern

Daffodil and Tulip Diamond pattern

Daisy Diamond pattern

Daisy Trellis Border

Day of the Dead Ornament patterns

Dear Diamond Square pattern

December - Believe Minisampler Pattern

December 25th pattern

Deck the Halls pattern

Delila Gerbil pattern

Detour Sign pattern

Diamond Bookmark pattern

Dilly Pattern

Divided Heart Motif pattern

Diwali pattern

Doily Collection

Dollar Sign chart

Dove and Olive Branch chart

Dove Silhouette

Dragon Bookmark pattern

Dragon Pattern Collection

Dragonfly Fairy pattern

Dragonfly Motif pattern

Duck pattern


E is for Egg pattern

Earth Symbol pattern

Easter Band Sampler

Easter Egg Charts I

Easter Egg Charts II

Easter Egg Hunt pattern

Easter Greetings Egg pattern

Easter Tidings Egg pattern

Easy Baby-Themed Cross Stitch Patterns

Easy Christmas Cross Stitch Patterns

Easy Easter-Themed Cross Stitch Patterns

Easy Halloween-Themed Cross Stitch Patterns

Egyptian-Themed Pattern Collection

Emerald Sampler pattern

Encircled Cross pattern

Enter as Strangers, Leave as Friends Sampler

Evil Eye Protection Collection

Eye Eye Square Pattern


F is for Flag pattern

Fairy in Flight pattern

Fall Down, Get Up Saying

Falling Snowflakes patterns

Feather Tree pattern

February - Love MiniSampler pattern

Fire Fairy pattern

Fleur-di-lis Motif pattern

Floating Diamonds, back stitch pattern

Floral Diamond Collection

Floral Egg pattern

Floral Fever Square pattern

Flower Wheel Collection

Fluttery Flower Egg pattern

Football motif

Four Part Harmony Collection

Four-Petal Flower pattern

Four Spiral Square pattern

Frank Herbert Knowledge Quote pattern

Friendship Saying (Aristotle) bookmark pattern


G is for Grass pattern

Gather Ye Rosebuds - Kitties

Gather Ye Rosebuds - Puppies

Gather Ye Rosebuds - Scotties

Gemini Astrological Sign pattern

Girlie's Garden Patterns

Give Thanks pattern

Golden Horn Ornament

Golden Ornament Collection

Golf Ball motif

Graduation, mix-and-match patterns

Grandmother's Quilt Saying pattern

Graphic Sampler pattern

Greek Cross pattern


H is for Hay

Halloween Trio Border pattern

Handcuffs pattern

Handprints Pattern Collection

Happy Easter Basket pattern

Happy Easter Egg pattern

Happy Halloween Saying patterns

Happy Hanukkah pattern Happy Holidays, back stitch pattern

Happy Holidays, Cross Stitch pattern

Happy Mother's Day pattern

Happy New Year

Happy Sun pattern

Happy Thanksgiving pattern

Happy Thanksgiving Cornucopia Banner pattern

Hardanger Heart pattern

Harmony pattern

Have a Horrifying Halloween Saying pattern

Hawaiian Flower Motif pattern

He is Risen pattern

Heart and Arrow Motif pattern

Heart Border Alphabet Sampler pattern

Heart Tic-Tac-Toe Board pattern

Hearts and Star Motif

Heart-Within-Heart Motif

Hidden Honeycomb Square pattern

Hockey Motif pattern

Holi pattern

Hot Air Balloon, color pattern


I is for Island

I Love You Hearts pattern

Ichthus Symbol chart

Idyllic Band Sampler pattern

Illuminated Mother Motif

It's a Girl Baby Rattle pattern

Itty Bitty Alphabet


J is for Jam pattern

Jagged Band Egg

January - Dream MiniSampler pattern

Jeweled Ornament pattern

Jewish Symbol charts

July - Celebrate MiniSampler pattern

June - Cherish MiniSampler pattern


K is for Kite pattern

King's Crown Motif

Kiss Me, I'm Irish

Kiwi Diamond pattern

Kooky Kaleidoscope Square pattern


L is for Lemons pattern

Lacy Overlay Egg pattern

Lamb and Cross pattern

Languages of Love pattern

Laundry Room Sign Collection

Leafy Tree pattern

Leaning Alphabet Sampler pattern

Leo Astrological sign pattern

Leprechaun Hat One

Leprechaun Hat Two

Libra Astrological Sign pattern

Life is Good Saying pattern

Lorraine Cross pattern

Love Bug color symbol patternsymbol pattern

Lunch, color symbol pattern


M is for Moon pattern

Make a Difference Saying pattern

Maltese Cross pattern

Mandala Pattern Collection

Many Hands Saying pattern

Maple Leaf Silhouette pattern

March - Imagine MiniSampler pattern

Mardi Gras-Themed patterns

Math Symbols Sampler

May - Honor MiniSampler pattern

Mayan Temple pattern

Meandering Path Border pattern

Mini Heart A pattern

Mini Heart B pattern

Mini Heart C pattern

Mini Heart D pattern

Mini Shamrock pattern

Mini Snowflake pattern

Mini Spool Quilt pattern

Miniature Square patterns

Monogram Alphabet Charts

Mom's Book bookmark pattern

Monkey Wrench Mini Quilt pattern

Monogrammed Egg pattern

Moon and Star Motif

Morning Glory, back stitch pattern

My Book bookmark pattern


N is for Needle pattern

Naptime pattern

Nine-Patch bookmark pattern

No Left Turn Sign pattern

No Right Turn Sign pattern

No Sign pattern

Noel pattern

Not a Creature was Stirring pattern

November - Be Very Thankful MiniSampler pattern


O is for Orange

October - Treat Mini Sampler pattern

Ohm Motif patterns Small OhmLarge Ohm

One Way (Left) Sign pattern

One Way (Right) Sign pattern

Open Heart Trio pattern

Optical Illusion, back stitch pattern

Orange Safety Cone pattern


P is for Pig pattern

Paisley Passion Square pattern

Palm Tree Motif pattern

Passover Motifs Collection

Patriarchal Cross pattern

Patriarchal Cross with Orb pattern

Peace, Love, Strength Blessing pattern

Picasso Art Saying pattern

Pinwheel Mini Quilt pattern

Pinwheel Saying pattern

Pinwheel Welcome pattern

Pisces Astrological sign pattern

Potent Cross pattern

Precisely Pointy Square pattern

Pueblo Pots Collection

Punctuation Symbols Sampler

Purple Hearts Motif


Q is for Quilt pattern

Quilt-Inspired Cross Stitch


R is for Rabbit pattern

Railroad Sign pattern

Rainbow Egg pattern

Rainbow Hearts pattern

Read My Tea Leaves Sampler pattern

Rejoice pattern

Rhodes Stitch Egg pattern

Ripple Striped Egg pattern

Road Work Ahead Sign pattern

Romance bookmark pattern

Rose Window pattern

Rosy Rows Square pattern

Ruffled Diamond pattern


S is for Sun pattern

Satin Hardanger Heart

Scalloped Hearts Motif

Scorpio Astrological sign pattern

September - Remember MiniSampler pattern

Shamrock Saying pattern

Sideways Square pattern

Simple Rangoli Pattern

Sing Your Song, back stitch pattern

Sitting Fairy pattern

Skull and Cross Bones pattern Small MotifLarge Motif

Sleepy Moon pattern

Small Ankh pattern Small Arrow Motif pattern

Small Back Stitch Motif pattern

Small Bug pattern

Small Christmas Tree black and white patterncolor symbol pattern

Small Cross Motif pattern

Small Flower Border pattern

Small Oval Border pattern

Small Snowflake pattern

Smiley Face Motif pattern

Smiling Stars

Snowy Tree pattern

Soccer Ball motif

Solid Heart Border pattern

Somebunny Loves You pattern

Special Square One

Special Square Two

Special Square Three

Spider Silhouette pattern

Spool Quilt Border pattern

Spring Follows Winter Saying pattern

St. Patrick's Day Pot of Gold

St. Patrick's Day Saying

St. Patrick's Day Shamrock

St. Patrick's Day Heaven Saying

Stabbed Heart Motif

Stained Glass Window pattern

Star Stitch Border pattern

Starfish motif pattern

Starry Egg pattern

Stinkbug Silhouette pattern

Stitch in Time Saying pattern

Stoney Stick Square pattern

Stop Sign pattern

Stork Birth Announcement

Street and Traffic Sign patterns

Street Sign pattern

Striped Egg pattern

Striped Heart pattern

Study in Pink pattern

Sun Motif pattern

Sunburst pattern

Sweet Dreams pattern


T is for Turtle pattern

Table Accessories patterns

Take Me To Your Leader pattern

Tangerine Heart

Taurus Astrological sign pattern

Teacups and Books bookmark pattern

Teasing T's pattern

Ten Commandments pattern

Thank You Card pattern

Thanksgiving Invitation patterns

The Road Home pattern

There's No Place Like Home Saying pattern

Thinking of You Card pattern

This Way to the Egress Sign

Three Pumpkins and a Squash

Tiny Alphabet, back stitch

Tiny Heart pattern

Torah Scroll

Traffic Light Bookmark pattern

Traffic Light pattern

Trashy Novel bookmark pattern

Trinity Symbol pattern

Tulip Trio Egg


U is for Ukulele pattern


V is for Vinegar pattern

Vintage Heart black and white patterncolor symbol

Vintage Violet Posy pattern

Virgo Astrological sign pattern


W is for Welcome

Wanderer's Way Square pattern

Warning Signs pattern

Wasp Silhouette pattern

Wavy Striped Egg pattern

Wedding Cross Stitch Collection

Welcome Friends Saying patternSampler pattern

Whimsy Pattern Collection

Wild West Sampler pattern

Wild Windows Square pattern

Winged Goddess pattern

Witching You a Happy Halloween Saying pattern

With Sympathy Card pattern

Wrapped Egg pattern


X is for X-ray pattern

X is for Xylophone

X Marks the Spot pattern


Y is for Yo-Yo and Z is for Zig-Zag

Yield Sign pattern

Yin-Yang Symbol pattern

Yoruba Forgiveness Proverb pattern

Yoruba Origins Proverb pattern

You're Out of This World Collection

Yummy Watermelon


Zodiac Cross Stitch Charts

Zulu Proverb pattern