Free Cross Stitch Patterns for Babies
One of the nicest things you can do for a new parent or parent-to-be is to give them a give that is personalized by you. Nothing says personal more than a homemade gift or a partially homemade gift. Every time they look at it or use it they will think of you. They will think of the extra time and effort you put into giving them and their precious new one a one of a kind special gift.
New parents are especially sentimental during this time and will always remember how special a gift they received. Adding a small cross stitch design on the corner of a baby blanket, sleeper, bib or towel is a simple inexpensive gift that will long be treasured. Of course you could go big and cross stitich a baby quilt or make a baby mobile out of cross stitch patterns. You could also go medium and cross stitch a baby sampler, birth announcement or picture to hand on their bedroom wall.
Whatever you decide to do rest assured, the parents will love it. I try to make a baby's first Christmas ornament to add to my baby gift. People love these.
Where to find free patterns
This site is a major find. They have several adorable free patterns for babies including: Baby blocks cross stitch (it would make a cute picture for your babies nursery), Balloon bib border (perfect to make a one of a kind bib), Baby dragon (it would be a wonderful addition to a plain sleeper or shirt), and a baby mobile (adorable mobile with a bear sitting on a moon). They even have instructions on making crib curtains to protect your baby for those mosquitoes that somehow always seem to find their way into the house. One of the special things about these crib curtains is, you get to pick your own special patterns or theme. It's a perfect personalized gift to give someone special.
This site has several free cross stitch patterns for the baby in your life. There is an adorable alphabet sampler called "Nursery ABC's". What a wonderful way to acquaint a baby with their letters. There is also a cute alphabet sampler called "Clever Letters". This is a cute little sampler with fairies. Also an alphabet sampler for the kitten lover in your life called Colourful alphabet. Besides the ones I have mentioned there are other samplers. It's worth a look. There is also the cutest set of baby animals. They would really spruce up a room or even a little outfit.
This site has a wonderfully unique collection for your baby called "Baby Zodiac Series". The have a baby with it's zodiac symbol for every month of the year. This would be a truly unique gift for that special baby. There is also a sweet little baby crawling with a Binky or pacifier in it's mouth called "Binky Baby". Another special pattern included in this website is "Fairy Tale Princess Castle" which is a castle for your little princess. There are also patterns for Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Snoopy, Tinkerbell, Winnie the Pooh and more. You have to visit to believe it.
This site has an adorable New Baby pattern that can be used for a boy or a girl. They show it in blues but it can easily be converted to pinks. They also have a cute little Baby Dragon. There is also a pattern for a Roly Poly Clown that would be a cute little decoration.
On this site you will find two Birth Samplers. One for a boy and one for a girl. They are free and easy to follow.
Under their free pattern archive they have a set of unbelievably cute Fantasy Babies. These are babies dressed up like a teddy bear, ladybug, angel and a couple of cute little motifs.
This website has an adorable carousel with farm animals instead of horses. It also doubles as a birth announcement.
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