With autumn just a couple of weeks away, I’m starting to daydream about cooler weather, snuggly flannels, colorful leaves and all things apple! Life can get busy when the kids go back to school and the holidays loom ahead, so I find it’s more important than ever to be intentional about making time to rest and create. If you’re stumped on what to stitch, here are six favorite fall hand embroidery patterns, plus a free bonus for you to enjoy!
Autumn Garden Stitch Sampler Embroidery Kit
Great for a beginner, this folk-inspired stitch sampler gives you the chance to explore twelve different basic embroidery stitches, including the straight stitch, running stitch, back stitch, stem stitch, split stitch, fern stitch, satin stitch, buttonhole stitch, fly stitch, detached chain stitch, cross stitch and French knot stitch!
Queen Anne’s Lace Embroidery Pattern
A customer favorite, the pretty Queen Anne’s Lace pattern will give you a chance to practice your French knots. It can be stitched up on a variety of different colored fabrics depending on the look you want. Try a mustard yellow for the fall, or click through examples of other colors here.
Chickadee & Pine Embroidery Kit
Perfect for a woodland home, this black-capped chickadee embroidery kit uses just a couple of simple stitches, making it great for a beginner. Display the finished work in its 10-inch hoop for a DIY work of art.
Autumn Fern Embroidery Pattern
This fern embroidery pattern uses just two simple stitches for its elegant fronds. Stitch it in reds for fall, greens for spring, or a simple black on gray for stunning mid-century modern decor.
“Today is a Gift” Embroidery Kit
A reminder to embrace simple joys and recognize the gifts in each day, this mindful embroidery kit comes with everything you need to curl up with a hot cuppa and create your own embroidery hoop art.
Thanks + Giving Embroidery Pattern
A beautiful reminder to live a life of both generosity and gratitude, this simple embroidery pattern lends itself to country decor and is perfect for the Thanksgiving holiday.
FREE Autumn Leaves Embroidery Pattern
Everybody likes free stuff! I recently had the honor of sharing some hand embroidery tutorials over on Cut Out + Keep, including this free downloadable Autumn Leaves pattern. Go here to read the tutorial.