- 100 stitches wide by 100 stitches high
- 7″ wide by 7″ high on 14 count
- Full stitches and backstitch
- 9 colours
- Full colour chart includes DMC colour key, colour preview and thread sorter
- Includes full black and white pattern
- Includes one-page pattern for digital devices
- Tutorial for using Kreinik metallic floss available here
- Dozens of tutorial videos available at Peacock & Fig’s YouTube channel or full stitching classes on Skillshare
The Struggle is Real Cross Stitch Pattern
Some days you wonder why you even got out of bed — the struggle is real. Get yourself home, throw on your most comfortable slippers, and curl up with this fun elephant cross stitch pattern! You can relax and unwind from your day while chuckling at this sassy pattern. Inspired by a vintage circus illustration, The Struggle is Real is guaranteed to add a bit of spice and humour to your decor. It’s also the perfect gift for the person who has everything! Accented with vibrant reds and sparkling gold, this funny pattern will add whimsy to your life. The struggle is real, but you can face it with humour and glamour today!
Model stitched on 14 count Zweigart Aida fabric using DMC embroidery floss and Kreinik metallic thread.
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.
Change up the frame
For a different look to your project, how about changing the gold frame to a rich burnished black? Blending one strand of DMC 310 (black) and one strand of gold Kreinik blending filament can add a gorgeous wrought-iron effect to your project. See the tutorial here for how to blend threads!
Customize your patterns
Want to customize this pattern with your own text? Now you can with the Spirited Animals cross stitch alphabets! Alphabet 3 is the font used in The Struggle is Real. This alphabet is available individually or as a set, check out the cross stitch alphabets here.
Too Glam to Give a Damn Cross Stitch Pattern
Do you ever watch glamorous events like the Oscars and just for a moment wish that was you on the red carpet? Even if living the high life is only a dream, let your decor be voted the “best dressed” with this stunning snarky cross stitch pattern. Too Glam to Give a Damn has just enough haughty attitude to make you laugh, and enough elegance to be the perfect statement piece. The gorgeous gold and vibrant blues, greens, and purples immerse your home in endless style and opulence. This Baroque-inspired pattern would also add a touch of vintage glam to the office. If you adore the delicacy of dragonflies and swoon when surrounded by ornate metallic details, Too Glam to Give a Damn just might be the perfect pattern for you. This pattern is also available with the with the Icross stitch pattern in the I’m Fabulous cross stitch pattern in the I’m So Glam cross stitch pattern set.
No More Ducks Cross Stitch Pattern
Are you tired, stressed, and just don’t care anymore? You just don’t give a duck anymore? Well this slightly subversive cross stitch pattern is perfect for you! Inspired by a lovely vintage illustration, this “motivational” cross stitch pattern will make a cheeky addition to any home. While stitching these tranquil blue tones, this pattern will calm you while making you laugh. For those days where you have no more ducks to give, this beautiful pattern will inspire you to keep on going. This pattern is also available with the with the Get Ducked cross stitch pattern in the Get Ducks cross stitch pattern set.
Just Say No Cross Stitch Pattern
We’ve all had those days where something happens and you shake your head thinking “How can people be that dumb??” It’s time to take a stand and just say no to stupidity! This elegant and funny cross stitch pattern is perfect for making you laugh at home, or as a tongue-in-cheek new “rule” for the office. Featuring the trendy colours of vibrant pinks and beautiful aquas, this lovely wreath of roses will become a statement piece in any home or office. Enjoy this perfect mix of vintage florals and a sassy quote for years to come. It’s time to say yes to this pattern and say no to stupidity.