Stitch a design for yourself or a friend with feline companions. Kitty projects are sure to please. Use these free cat-themed cross stitch charts for special gifts or to display in your home.
01 of 09
Egyptian Cat Welcome Pattern
If you have ever owned a cat, you can probably fathom why one of the Egyptian goddesses was Bast, a cat-like deity. Cats seem to demand worship and adoration. They can be aloof and sparing in their affection at times, but we keep falling for their act and feeding them. The Egyptian Welcome Cat Collection includes the designs shown here as well as a right-facing cat motif and a left-facing cat motif you can use for other projects.
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02 of 09
Stitch this easy Gather Ye Rosebuds pattern for the cat lover in your life or yourself. This saying was inspired by the classic poetry of Robert Herrick.
03 of 09
Sitting Cat Cross Stitch Chart
This little kitty would look cute stitched on a baby bib, onesie, or romper, wouldn't it? Alter the colors to fit your taste, or the gender of the child, as you desire. Unfortunately, non-stitched, real live cats and kids don't always mix. When you are pregnant you worry about certain issues, but Franny Syufy assures you that you don't have to get rid of your cat and more in her article
may be in order.
04 of 09
Cat in Window Quilt-Inspired Cross Stitch Patterns
These charts were inspired by Janet Wickell's
You may want to alter the colors of the design to fit your own kitties. I recently stitched a medium sized kitty in gray and white to represent Jordy - one of the cutest kittens ever who grew up to be one of the laziest,sun-loving tomcats you have ever met.Continue to 5 of 9 below.
05 of 09
Black Cat and Moon Design
The cat in this design is stitched with
The cat in this design reminds me of Barb's Spooked Cat Gift Tag. Of course, all black cats don't have to be scary. She also offers a Funny Black Cat Gift Tag and a Pumpkin Gift Tag with a little black cat keeping company with a big orange pumpkin.
06 of 09
Black Cat and Moon Saying Design
Cats inspire so many sayings, especially related to Halloween. This saying is fun to stitch and incorporates the Black Cat and Moon motif.
, Orange Cat’s Tongue Cookies, and Kocie Oczka - Cat's Eye Sandwich Cookies. Make treat bags decorated with cat Cross Stitch motifs by stitching your favorite design, making color copies, fixing the copies to the bags, and filling them with cookies. Great personalized gifts for friends!
07 of 09
Simple Black Cat Chart
This little black cat design is simple enough for a beginner. Make a cute Halloween pin or add the design to a small treat bag using waste canvas.
If you decide to make a pin, it would coordinate perfectly with Sherri Osborn's Cat Felt Trick-or-Treat Bag. Stylish Halloween accessories - made even more special because you did it yourself. If you are really cat crazy, paint a cat face and don a Catwoman costume.
08 of 09
Cross Stitch and Crochet go hand in hand when you are stitching over a crocheted base such as
- Santa Cat
- Cat with Heart
- Snowman Cat
If Sandi's charts inspire you to create your own Cross Stitch designs, learning to sketch kitties or paint realistic-looking cats will be helpful skills, especially for making charts that are inspired by your own feline companions.Continue to 9 of 9 below.
09 of 09
Cross Stitch Designers offer so many wonderful cat-themed patterns that there's no way they would all fit in this listing, but here are a few highlights.
- Seasonal Cats - Designed by Linda Gillum, this stamped cross stitch chart is detailed and challenging.
- Home is Where the Cat Is - another Linda Gillum design, this time counted stitches, that tells it like it is.
- Cats in the Kitchen - if your cats invade your cupboard, this Nanci Rossi Design will tickle your funny bone.
- Cat Pack - a more stylized set of kitties from Design Works
- Artecy Cats - wide selection of large and realistic cat designs
- HAED Kitties - fanciful, fantastic cat charts to choose from.