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Embroidery Patterns for Your Geeky Side
Get ready to geek out over these embroidery patterns featuring some modern and classic icons of geekdom. From video games to science, comic books to science fiction, these designs are the perfect way to stitch fandoms and favorites!
Some of the designs are small and quick to stitch, while others include collections that make it possible to create an embroidered quilt. Talk about an special gift for the fan in your life!Continue to 2 of 11 below.
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Embroidered Map From the Hobbit
Do you love The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings? Visit Cation Designs to see how to stitch your own map design. Embroidery is such a great way to capture favorite elements from these classic books (Here's a hint: those book illustrations make excellent patterns!)Continue to 3 of 11 below.
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Kid-Friendly Super Hero Patterns
Super heroes and comic books are always a favorite, for geeks and everyone. This free set of embroidery patterns is a kid-friendly pack of heroes that So September calls the Kindersquad!
These four pint-sized super friends are ready to save the world, one stitch at a time.Continue to 4 of 11 below.
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Marauder's Map Embroidery Pattern
If you're a Harry Potter geek, you'll love this Marauder's Map hoop art from Flamingo Toes. It's a great way to declare that you "solemnly swear I am up to no good." Along with the free embroidery pattern for the design, Bev shows how to dye your fabric, giving it a vintage-map look.
Marauder's Map, via Flamingo ToesContinue to 5 of 11 below.
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Legend of Zelda Mini Embroidery Patterns
Legend of Zelda video games have been around for a long time, and fans of this series will instantly recognize the iconic images in these free patterns. Even when filled with satin stitch, the patterns are small enough to make them a fast embroidery project. But you could easily work them only in outline stitch, making them easy enough for kids to embroider!Continue to 6 of 11 below.
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Embroidered Star Wars Quilt Patterns
Not so long ago, in a galaxy not so far away, Kirsten of Geeknots created a collection of patterns to make a hand-embroidered Star Wars quilt. The 16 free patterns, with characters and vehicles from the original trilogy as well as episode 7, have a cute and fun style to them that kids and Star Wars geeks will love.
Use the patterns to make a whole quilt, or choose just one or two to stitch as hoop art or on a t-shirt!Continue to 7 of 11 below.
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No-Sew Embroidered Dice Bag & Patterns
For those who love games like Dungeons & Dragons or any other geek favorites, a drawstring bag is a must for holding all those multi-sided dice! This embroidered dice bag doesn't require any sewing and there are free patterns to stitch dice with 8, 12 or 20 sides!
Stitch one of these for everyone in your D & D club!Continue to 8 of 11 below.
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Happy Chemistry Embroidery Patterns
Most of the patterns in this list feature designs that are for the modern geek, but classic geek subjects, such as math or science shouldn't be ignored!
Wendi from Shiny Happy World created these crazy cute chemistry patterns that science lovers, young and old, will love. Wannabe mad scientists and those who just can't get enough science will want you stitching this smiling lab equipment on everything.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Doctor Who Embroidery Pattern Collection
Which is your favorite Doctor? At Fandom in Stitches, you'll find hand embroidery patterns representing Doctors One through Twelve, along with many other Doctor Who characters, icons and phrases. They were designed for a stitch along and include instructions for making a quilt.
Be sure to scroll through the many patterns in this list, and then look through all of the other geek favorites on this site. Many are quilt block patterns, but searching for "embroidery" or "embroidered" helps sort through the paper-piecing designs, and even those are likely to inspire your stitching!Continue to 10 of 11 below.
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Robot Family Hand Embroidery Patterns
If robots ever take over the world, hopefully they'll be as adorable as these robot family embroidery patterns! Although there are plenty of details in the designs, you'll only need to know back stitch to work them, making these sweet sci-fi patterns perfect for beginners. Could they be any cuter?
Robot Family Embroidery Patterns, $4, LiliPopoContinue to 11 of 11 below.
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Mario Kart Kawaii-Style Embroidery Patterns
Nintendo's favorite plumber is the star of many video games, including the classic racing game series, Mario Kart. These free tiny patterns from Wild Olive have kawaii versions of the special items encountered throughout the games. Even if you aren't a video game geek, the sweet smiling banana peel, ghost, mushroom and other designs will win your heart!