My Cross Stitch Family Portrait

My Cross Stitch Family Portrait

One of my sweet bloggy friends Nancy from Do Small Things With Love is always sharing such amazing embroidery projects that make me want to whip out my dusty sewing supplies. But when I saw her most recent Cross Stitch Family Portrait I couldn’t hold back any longer!!  Luckily she had all the information on her site I needed to get started, including a handy grid template (you can download the grid here) and some patterns to help draft out my family. I pretty much used her mother, father, and little boy figures as is (with a tiny tweak or two) but had to improvise for my older girls. Aren’t we cute?!

Cross Stitch Grid Template

I am so, so in LOVE with it and just had to share this amazing idea with my crafty friends. I hope you are as inspired as I was to make one too. And of course I can’t wait to see them too! Next on my list … a long overdue cross stitch wedding portrait like Nancy’s here.

My Cross Stitch Family Portrait

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13 Responses to My Cross Stitch Family Portrait

  1. Kimberly S. September 8, 2014 at 11:45 am #

    That’s adorable! I may need to dust my supplies off too!

    • Kara September 9, 2014 at 10:04 am #

      Oooh … I hope you do! It was so much fun!

  2. Linda September 8, 2014 at 4:44 pm #

    That is adorable! Nice looking family. LOL Cross stitch is on my list of “to be learned” someday. Hopefully soon.

    • Kara September 9, 2014 at 10:06 am #

      Thank you so much, Linda! I am already itching to try another one 🙂

  3. Adrianne September 8, 2014 at 8:56 pm #

    You ladies are inspiring me! I love that she made it easy by making a template for everyone – this turned out beautiful, Kara!

    • Kara September 9, 2014 at 10:05 am #

      Your familiy would be so cute! Nancy has the sweetest little toddler pattern 🙂

  4. Stef September 8, 2014 at 8:57 pm #

    This is a very cute sampler! If I were you I would be proud, too. 🙂

    • Kara September 9, 2014 at 10:05 am #

      Thank you so much, Stef!

  5. JLW September 14, 2014 at 9:25 pm #

    Perfect! I gotta get cracking with this as I have to get this to parent education class ASAP LOL

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