Get the best hand embroidery designs to inspire you! These hand embroidery design patterns are perfect for both beginners and experts. Show off your cross stitch skills with these embroidery patterns!
Most Popular Hand Embroidery Designs for Your Inspiration!
1. Pineapple Hand Embroidery Pattern
Practice the different embroidery stitches. Try adding your own style to this pineapple pattern hand embroidery design.
Perfect for: pillowcases, tote bags, denim clothing, quilt blocks
Stitches used: stem, stretch, blanket
2. Boho Crafts Hand Embroidery Designs
I'm a big fan of hand embroidery designs for boho-chic outfits. You can try different colors, but I'm all for this pastel selection. Plus, this design is simple and fun to do.
Perfect for: clothes
Stitches used: basic seed, chain, back, split
3. Redwork Towel Traditional Embroidery
This is a perfect example of an easy hand embroidery design. But its simplicity makes it all the more lovely. Who can resist its rustic charm?
Stitches used: chain, stem, herringbone
4. Forest Hand Embroidery Design
Make any fabric look interesting with this forest pattern. It's such a unique fresh forest and cabin in the woods design.
Perfect for: linens, tablecloths, napkins, aprons, pillowcases.
5. Kaleidoscope Hand Embroidery Project
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Yes, it seems complicated at first. But this kaleidoscope hand embroidery design is easy to do. And once you're done, you can add it to your framed wall decor.
Perfect for: wall decor
6. Squid Love Embroidery Pattern
Don't you find this woman and squid design so beautiful? And I can't wait to add it to my living room wall or on a nice shirt!
Perfect for: wall decor, clothes
Stitch used: satin
7. Under The Sea Embroidery Design
I love this simple under-the-sea embroidery design. It helps me practice different kinds of stitches. Plus, it's always so much fun to do.
Perfect for: pouches, tote bags, hankies
8. Four Herbs Embroidery Design
Calling all green thumbs and cooks who love growing and cooking herbs! This four herbs hand embroidery design is for you. I can't get enough of its fresh design with realistic stitching.
9. Floral Hand Embroidery Design
This flower bouquet embroidery design is one of my personal favorites. You can use them for any of your creative works. Make this beautiful hand embroidery design with your favorite types of stitches.
Perfect for: hankies, clothes
Stitches used: back, chain, lazy daisy, and French knot
10. Fireworks Hand Embroidery Pattern
An embroidery design like this will make any outfit look amazing! Running stitch plus colors? Yes, please! Get them both in this fireworks hand embroidery design.
Stitch used: running
11. Satin Stitch Flower Hand Embroidery
All the love for this flower embroidery pattern. A design like this deserves a spot on your favorite clothes. Not to mention, on your dainty hankies.
Perfect for: clothes, hankies
Stitch used: satin
12. Flower Bouquet In Garden Sprinkler Embroidery Design
With enough practice, you'll end up enjoying the buttonhole stitch. So apply this neat flower bouquet to any of your plain fabrics today!
Perfect for: plain fabrics
Stitch used: buttonhole
13. Wildflower Hand Embroidery Design
Imagine running your hands over this delicate wildflower hand embroidery design. It reminds me of easy breezy summer days in the outdoors.
Perfect for: pillowcases
14. Full Circle Embroidery Pattern
What a perfect pattern to work on for embroidering beginners! This full-circle embroidery pattern lets you use all the basic embroidery stitches. That way, you can improve your skills while enjoying.
15. Retro Birds Hand Embroidered Tea Towel
Simple designs never age. And these cute birds in a tree design proves that. You can use different embroidery stitches too.
Stitches used: lazy susan, back, chain
16. ‘Winter Joy' Lovely Anemone Wreath Pattern
This anemone wreath floral design is perfect for boho-chic clothes. Isn't is such a lovely embroidery pattern?
Stitches used: satin, French knot
17. Flowers And Hummingbirds Hand Embroidery Design
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Perfect for: pillowcases, clothing
Stitch used: satin
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Weren't these hand embroidery designs adorable? Hand embroidery has been around for ages and is here to stay. Even if machine embroidery is more convenient, nothing beats the work of your own hands. That's why I'm sure these designs will make an embroidery hobbyist out of you. Discover or improve your embroidery skills with these classic designs!
Eyeing a hand embroidery design to work on for the weekend? I'd love to know your choice. Do share your thoughts in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This article was originally published 0n September 11, 2017, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.