Free embroidery designs and lessons

If you're eager to delve into the art of hand embroidery, free embroidery designs are your ticket to success! This page offers an abundant collection of free patterns that cater to various needlework techniques. So go ahead and let your creativity soar!

These designs are like little treasures waiting to be discovered. They come in all shapes and sizes, tailored to suit the unique needs of different needlework techniques. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned embroiderer, there's something here for everyone.

The beauty of these patterns lies not only in their variety but also in their adaptability. There's something for every needlework technique, be it cross-stitch, blackwork, or even bargello needlepoint along with many others.

Free blackwork patterns

It is possible to create intricate patterns using a single colour of thread
with these free embroidery designs for blackwork.

Cross stitch freebies

Counted cross stitch is simple but like anything new, clear instructions and tips can help you get started.

Surface embroidery (not counted)

Hardanger Embroidery 

A complete free mini course for you in these free embroidery patterns in hardanger.

Lesson 1 in Hardanger needlework - a pretty diamond shaped design that introduces Kloster blocks, cutting, needleweaving and square filling stitch.

Lesson 2 - is a square design that teaches you fancy Kloster blocks, wrapped bars and doves eyes.

Lesson 3 is a bookmark. You will learn eyelets and buttonhole stitch edging here.

Lesson 4 Hardanger instructions include four side stitch and a spiders web filling.

Lesson 5 on hemstitch shows a different way to finish off the edges of your Hardanger projects

Lesson 6 is a sweet Hardanger Christmas card

hardanger bookmark freebie

Free embroidery patterns for whitework

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