If you want an easy way to use your completed cross stitch motif, turn the motif into an oven hot pad to proudly display in your kitchen. This example features a cherries motif created with a free cross stitch chart.
This beautiful peace label has 14-count aida, uses light effects and cotton embroidery floss. The dove adds to its beauty. This would make for a nice wedding shower gift of some sort.
Sew up four easy place mats in a plain fabric with a different cross-stitch leaf on each. These elegant leaf place mats are great for autumn entertaining.
Send Easter greetings with this "Hoppy Easter" cross-stitch token. The small item could easily fit into an envelope for mailing to friends and family.
Cozy on up with your friends and start your cross stitch. This friends pattern is cute with its little heart teacups and flowers. This would make for a great apron.
This cross stitch pattern uses two strands of floss and 14-count aida. A beautiful flower like this should be famed and hung up on the wall. It makes for a nice house-warming gift.
Give a plain place mat a pocket with a cross-stitch USA for the perfect table decoration for the 4th of July. The place mat pockets hold utensils for handy and patriotic decoration.
Make an Easter egg ornament stitched with spring color designs. Tiny pink seed beads and a braided trim with a touch of silver add interesting texture to this Easter egg.
Cross-stitch a bookmark featuring 4 little robots in bright holographic threads. This bookmark is a great way to encourage kids to read.
Make a collection of pastel Easter eggs with these counted cross-stitch designs. Each design uses a variety of interesting stitches and the metallic threads give a bit of shimmer.