- Pattern size: 90 stitches wide by 100 stitches high
- Finished size: 6.5″ wide x 7″ high on 14 count
- Full stitches, backstitch, French knots, woven wheel roses (optional), a few fractional stitches in the lettering
- 14 colours
- Pattern comes with a full colour key and a thread sorter
- The pattern also comes with a full black and white pattern, full colour pattern, a placement pattern for the embroidered roses, and a one-page pattern for digital devices
- How to embroider woven wheel roses
- Optional free “How To Stitch” guide available at checkout
- Dozens of tutorial videos available at Peacock & Fig’s YouTube channel
Life is a Garden Cross Stitch Pattern
Do you dream about having the perfect garden, but maybe don’t have the aptitude to create it? Maybe the Life is a Garden cross stitch and embroidery pattern is something you can accomplish instead! This lovely uplifting quote is perfect for gardeners (or wanna-be gardeners), as well as those who strive to make their world more beautiful every day. The elegant vibrant purples and vivid lime greens create a beautiful punch of colour for your decor, and make your heart happy and hopeful. This pretty pattern features French knots as well as optional hand embroidered roses. The roses are so simple to stitch (you’ll be amazed at how easy they are), and they add a lovely punch of texture and colour to your project. A link to the tutorial for the roses is included in the pattern. This pattern would even look pretty without the text, just as a lovely floral wreath. Add some inspiration to your day with the Life is a Garden pattern.
Model stitched over two on Zweigart 28 count Delicate Beige Cashel Linen (7033) by Mila Ivanova Owens
Please note: This is a digital PDF pattern only, not a printed pattern that will be shipped in the mail. It is not a kit or a finished product. You will be sent a download link when your payment has been processed. Any up-to-date PDF reader (for example Preview on a Mac, GoodReader on iOS, or Adobe Reader on a Mac or PC) will be able to read the patterns, or they can be printed for ease of use.
Sit on a Thorn Cross Stitch Pattern
Have you ever wanted to “politely” tell someone what you’re really thinking? The Sit on a Thorn cross stitch and embroidery pattern might be just what you’re looking for! The snarky quote contrasts with the sparkle in the Kreinik thread and elegance of the pattern, and it’s guaranteed to generate a belly laugh from all who see your project. It can be stitched with or without the optional embroidered roses, making it perfect for both cross stitch purists and those wanting to experiment with new stitches. If you do want to stitch the pretty embroidered roses, they add a gorgeous punch of colour and texture that delight the senses. A link to a tutorial for the woven wheel roses is included in the pattern, you’ll be amazed at how simple they are. This pattern looks just as beautiful without the text stitched as well, just in case you’re making a gift for someone who doesn’t share your sense of humour. Get your snark on with the Sit on a Thorn pattern.
Go Pollinate Yourself Cross Stitch Pattern
You know those moments when you just want to “express yourself” to someone but you don’t want to use colourful language? The Go Pollinate Yourself cross stitch pattern just might be ideal for occasions like that. This pattern pairs a cheeky phrase with a whimsical floral wreath, and is perfect if you have small children at home as there are no “bad words” for them to read. It’s also a fun gift for the gardeners in your life. The beautiful rich oranges contrast with vibrant purples, and add a refreshing splash of colour to your home or office. This pattern features simple stitches (full stitches, backstitch, a few fractionals in the letters), meaning this pattern is suitable for all levels of stitchers. You could even simplify the pattern and leave the text off, leaving the beautiful floral wreath. Enjoy expressing your true feelings with more eloquence and whimsy with the Go Pollinate Yourself cross stitch pattern.