Announcing the birth of a baby is a joyous occasion. Celebrate the day and preserve the memory by cross stitching one of these baby announcement patterns. You can cross stitch these patterns on bedding, clothing or as a keepsake sampler. You can also stitch smaller projects to have on hand for any last-minute gifts or showers.
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This adorable baby bunting pattern can be cross stitched for either a girl or a boy. The original pattern uses a rainbow of colors, but you can customize it to fit the decor in the baby's room. This project is great for beginners and the more advanced cross stitcher.
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Everyone believes that their little bundle of joy is an angel. Better Cross Stitch offers this intricate Angel Announcement pattern free from their website. The pattern can be used for either gender. This project is very traditional and will become a wonderful treasure for years to come.
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This free pattern gives a nod to the story of the baby and the stork that so many of us have heard throughout the ages. You change the color of the ribbon for a boy, girl or gender-neutral. You can use the pattern to make a small decorative flag announcement for your door or lawn.
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Celebrate the announcement of your little cowpoke with this Barn Baby Announcement from Everything Cross Stitch. This colorful pattern would be a wonderful addition to a western or farm themed baby's room. You can customize this project even further by replacing the preset colors with some colors of your choosing.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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Toot Toot! Here comes the baby announcement train! This sampler would be a fun addition to any baby's room. You can customize this pattern to include the baby's name and birthday. While a train is traditionally a boy's theme, why not mix it up and use it for both little girls and boys.
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Twins! Two little peas in a pod! How exciting to have not one, but two little babes on the way. So many baby announcements only cater to one baby, but 123 Stitch has a baby announcement that is specific for twins. You can include both the baby's names and even their birth weight on the final project.
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Create a beautiful heirloom celebrating the birth of your child. This pattern can be cross stitched in a traditional hoop or you can sew a quilt that can be hung on the wall or used in a crib. The colors are gender-neutral and can be customized for the decor of your house. This pattern does not specifically include the name and dates, but you can add them in the middle or below the sampler.
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Traditional need not mean uptight and dull. This Primitive Announcement from ABC Cross Stitch is detailed and rich in color. While the style is definitely traditional, the colors are not. This pattern is for twins but can be used for one child. Add your own passage or stitch the one on the pattern. This would be a beautiful pillow or wall hanging.