Edgy Cross Stitch Patterns You Need Now

This is not your grandma's embroidery hoop. Check out our favorite cross stitch patterns with funny quotes, pun-tastic sayings and tons of attitude.

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August 02, 2018

If you think cross-stitching is for sweet little Precious Moments babies, think again. There's a new wave of stitchers on the scene. And they've got tons of angst, wit and ferociousness. Check out some of our favorite modern patterns from stitchers around the world. The best part? These makers have designed easy to download patterns so you can purchase and stitch your own piece of art.


This is perfect for someone who is 100% dependent on coffee in the morning. Download this pattern from Crafty Cat Mom for a hilarious handmade gift.


Love RuPaul's Drag Race? Serve up this realness from Fandom Cross Stitchery at home or at the office and let everyone know nothing will get in your way.


Or for the taco-obsessed. Or for the taco-obsessed introverts. Download the pattern at The Stranded Stitch.


Display this design from Dirty Little Stitch so everyone will know your dogs are more than just pets. They're fur babies.


Cross stitching while blasting this TLC track is incredibly cathartic--especially after a nasty breakup. Display this pattern from Tiny Lima in your front hall so future dates will get the message.


We are so far from the mumsy kittens of cross stitch past. March on with this empowering pattern from Bananya Stand.


We can’t help but laugh at the juxtaposition here from cross stitcher Pickle Lady Farm. Also, we really hope DMX has one of these displayed in his home.


Stitched The Shop sums it up perfectly. This is for all the spaces where you create, from the workshops to the she-sheds. Here's to the makers!

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