130 Times People Who Love Cross-Stitching Made Incredible Things (New Pics)

Cross stitch is a form of counted thread embroidery that has been around for ages, and it is widely regarded as one of the easiest forms of hand embroidery, making it an accessible hobby for virtually everyone.

One of the biggest online communities advocating for this craft is the aptly titled subreddit r/CrossStitch. As you may have seen in our earlier article on this place, its 404K members are constantly sharing pictures of their proud works, and they serve as perfect examples of cross-stitching’s limitless potential.

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However, since the subreddit remains really active, we thought it was about time we made an update on it. Continue scrolling to check out its latest gems.

#1 Did This As A Gift For My Wife. Took Me A Whole Year

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#2 Eden Serpent By Paradisestitch! It Took Forever But I’m So Happy With How It Turned Out!

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#3 286,600 Stitches, 5 Years… And Done

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#4 Frogs

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#5 First Time Using Glow In The Dark Thread, It Was Super Fiddly And The Stitches Came Out Quite Messy But I Love The Glow

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#6 My Internet Password Is Long And Complicated. No Matter How Hard I Try, I Will Never Remember It. My Router Is Hard To Reach And My Kid Keeps Running Off With My Post-It Notes, So I Decided To Stitch A Qr Code To Hang On The Wall

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#7 My Mom Allowed Me To Post This On Her Behalf. This Is Officially Her Biggest Finished Project And I’m So Proud Of Her!

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#8 Peeking Jesus

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#9 I’m Finally Done Live, Laugh, Loving Over Here!

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#10 When I Was A Teenager, My Dad Took A Newly-Started Version Of This Away Because “Cross-Stitching Is For Girls”. Cut To 20 Years Later As A Proud Gay Man, I Found This On Amazon And Completed Last Week As My First Project And A Huge Symbolic Personal Achievement. Take That Dad!

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#11 Going To Surprise My Wife With This Tonight. We Are Having Our First

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#12 Seven Months And Three Countries Later, My Neon Sushi Bag Is Finally Done!

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#13 Agoraphobic But Missing Art Galleries, I’ve Started Stitching My Own Mini One

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#14 I’ve Started Making A Cross Stitch Of Each Trip My Partner And I Go On Together. We Made A Special Deal – I Do The Stitch, He Makes The Frames!

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#15 My Finished Wonders Of The Night Sky Design (Pattern By Me). It’s All As Nerdily Accurate As I Could Make It And Took A Loooong Time To Put Together!

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#16 I Don’t Know If This Game Is Universal But It Was The Best

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#17 Someone Here Suggested Me To Make Country Roads Cat, So Here It Is!

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#18 Just Finished My Second Cross Stitch Project! Took Me Two Years To Finish. It’s 46 X 61cm And Made With 90 Colors

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#19 After A Year And A Half Of Work, I’ve Finally Finished My Very First Cross-Stitch!

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#20 My Pokémon Epic 1-5 Is Back From The Framer!

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#21 Birthday Gift For My Mom, The Person Who First Got Me Into Cross-Stitch. We Love Watching Hummingbirds Together, So I Stitched One She Can Look At Whenever She Wants

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#22 The Weasley House – Before And After Backstitch

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#23 My Cute Avocado Yoga!

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#24 Stitched A Friend’s Save The Date As A Wedding Gift

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#25 Found This At A Church Rummage Sale! Part Of A $5 Per Bag Sale!

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#26 My Expression When Someone Tells Me That Men Shouldn’t Cross Stitch (Self Drafted Pattern)

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#27 Blackwork Cat Pile

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#28 My Youngest Sibling Came Out As Trans, So I Made Them This

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#29 Made For My Pigeon Obsessed Friend, Do You Think She’ll Like It?

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#30 It’s The First Time When I Tried Coaching Instead Of Backstitching And I Love The Result! Spent The Coldest Time Of The Winter Stiching This Dragon From Nadezhda Gavrilenkova

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#31 Does It Look Like Watercolor?

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#32 I’ve Come To Brag!

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#33 It’s Finally Finished! 8 Months Later

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#34 Y’all Means All – Self Drafted

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#35 After A Year, May I Present The Spirit Of The Kohaku River

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#36 Finally Finished Sewing Up My Wife’s Stocking Just In Time For Christmas!

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#37 Made For A Friend Who Is Moving Away From Me

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#38 This Is My Favorite Cozy Holiday Stitch

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#39 I Finally Finished It!

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#40 Just Got This Done For A Friend. First Time Using Black Aida Also!

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#41 3 Years And 197,580 Stitches Later, She’s Done!

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#42 It Took Me Over A Year, But I *finally* Finished My Cross Stitch Of The Solar System!!!

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#43 Finally Finished My First Full Coverage Piece! My Favorite Place

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#44 Present For A Friend Who Loves Hedgehogs! Pattern “Hedgehog” By Cutepatternsbymaria

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#45 How I Spent My Weekend

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#46 One Of My Largest Finishes Yet!!

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#47 Trixie Mattel And Katya Zamolodchikova!

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#48 I’m Not At All The Type To Brag, But It Has To Mean Something That I Keep Confusing The Back For The Front

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#49 Do You See The Resemblance?

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#50 I Wasn’t Able To Finish This In Time For The Launch, But Here’s The James Webb Space Telescope’s Primary Mirror Rendered In Blackwork!

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#51 Finished My Japanese Pagoda Stitch!

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#52 Autumn In The Valley – Finally Finished This! Pattern Self-Drafted

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#53 LOTR Stained Glass Piece For A Friend

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#54 Done After 5 Years! Pattern Made Using Kg-Chart With Tweaks Along The Way

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#55 Entering A Fo In My First Country Fair This Weekend! Wish Me Luck!

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#56 Adhd Be Damned, I Did It!

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#57 370 Days Later I’m Finally Finished Catching Them All

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#58 At Last!! And I Can Finally Say Im Done With This Awesome Conversion Hehehe!

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#59 Just A Recent Finished Project

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#60 A Gift I Made For My Newborn Niece

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#61 This Is What 200,000 Stitches Looks Like!

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#62 Burninate The Cross Stitch – Self Drafted

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#63 None Of My Friends Appreciate My Cross Stitch So Im Upset But I Finished This Frog In One Week

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#64 Over-Educated Cat Loving Millennial Feminist

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#65 Cross Stitch On A Kitchen Strainer

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#66 My Third Ever Cross Stitch Project

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#67 Finally Finished This Beauty!!

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#68 Finally, My Peaceful Pond Is Completed. I Want To Wash It Still To See If It’ll Brighten The Floss At All, I’ve Never Washed A Project Before

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#69 Baby Penguin Sliiiide

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#70 Made This For A Friend

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#71 Here’s A Little Game For You: There Are Two Letters That Are Slightly Smaller That I Didn’t Bother To Fix. Go!

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#72 A Hedgehog For My Mum’s Spring Birthday

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#73 I’m In Covid Isolation, But At Least I Finished My Christmas Living Room In Time

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#74 Finally Finished! Rainbow Garden By Una Buena Pieza

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#75 Neon Cross Stitches! These Are Self-Drafted, And Were Really Fun To Design And Stitch

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#76 Promised My Grandma I Would Stitch Her An Angel For Christmas. Boy, Is She In For A Biblical Surprise

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#77 One Of My Latest Projects. What Do You Think?

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#78 My Wife Stopped At This Point. We Now Eep At Each Other When There’s A Problem In The House

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#79 Don’t Panic

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#80 Stardew Valley Cross-Stitch I Made! Inspired By An Adorable Piece I Saw On This Sub A Couple Months Ago

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#81 My Take On Homer In The Bushes

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#82 Finished The Next Bottle In The Series!

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#83 Just Finished This Delightful Piece A Day After The My Friend’s Birthday Where It Was Suppost To Be A Present. Better Late Than Never. She’ll Love It. Pattern By Gameoverstitches, Lightly Changed

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#84 Eyeballed This Instead Of Making A Proper Pattern And Painted The Hoop. Very Happy With The Result!

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#85 I Just Realised I Never Shared This Completed Piece. Considering It Took Me About 15 Years To Complete I Figure It’s Worth A Share

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#86 Finished This Little Gem Tonight! Surely I Can’t Be The Only Person Thinking This…

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#87 I Put All My Processes On Hold When I Saw These Agarics

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#88 The Glitches

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#89 Everything Is Fine

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#90 Only The French Knot Mist Remains!!

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#91 Back By Popular Demand: Cross Stitching Ghost, All Filled In With Glow In The Dark Half Stitches!

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#92 [fo] Blackwork Woodland Fox I’ve Designed

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#93 I Created A DIY Wordle Pattern!

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#94 My 3D Betta Tank

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#95 First Time Using Glow In The Dark Thread! Pattern By Lolacrowcrossstitch On Etsy

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#96 Recently Had A Second-Trimester Miscarriage, Completed This In Honor Of The Little One. Pattern From Vladaxstitch On Etsy

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#97 Bee Blackwork Pattern To Celebrate International Honey Bee Day

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#98 Sieve Complete! My Self-Designed Chefalopod Is Headed To The Fair. Let’s Hope The Judges Find Him Punny

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#99 And That’s A Wrap. After Working On This For 1 Year And 5 Months It’s Finally Finished With 400 Days Of Progress And 128,164 Stitches In Total. Now It’s Time To Get This Bad Boy Framed And Hung On The Wall!

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#100 First Time Posting Here—i Just Had To Show Off The Glow In The Dark

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#101 This Is A Pattern I Picked Up To Keep Myself Busy While My Other Material Arrived. Pattern Linked In Comments. Background I Added Myself

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#102 50 Hours vs. 100 Hours. Pattern Underwater Kingdom By Riolis

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#103 Been Working On This One For 2months! We’re Not In Autumn But I Still Vibe With It. Pattern By Mamawitchcrossstitch On Etsy

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#104 It Took Me 5 Years To Finish Lord Libidian’s Epic Pokemon Cross Stitch Gen 1. But I Re-Picked All The Colors To Get A Better Match

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#105 I Think My Neighbours Have Never Seen Me Before

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#106 “It’s Just A Little Blackwork,” I Thought. “It’ll Be A Quick Stitch.” A Month Later… It’s Finished! The Pattern Is My Own

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#107 Finally Finished My Last Project

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#108 Fricken’ Chuffed With How This Turned Out! Backstitching It Was Hell

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#109 After Two Years Of Cross Stitching, I Am Finally Ready To Start Back Stitching!

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#110 Backstitching Isn’t Exactly Popular In This Subreddit, But It Can Really Make A Difference

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#111 Repetition Is Chaos

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#112 My Marshmallow Cat! With Some Color Subs To Make It More Reminiscent Of My Sweet Marshmallow Baby

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#113 Some Ginkgo Leaves For My First Larger Sized Project Since Picking Up Cross Stitching Last Year

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#114 Did A Quick Lavender Project! Planning On Making My Own Lavender Scent Bags With This Design

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#115 First Of The Christmas Presents Finished: A Denim Jacket With Cross-Stitched Foxes For My Sister

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#116 My First Cross Stitch Finally Finished And Framed!

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#117 Captain Merman With Bonus Before Backstitch Photo

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#118 I Dyed The Fabric Using Turmeric. At Midnight. Because I Was Stressed. I Love It

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#119 Moon Prism Power, Make Up!

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#120 So Many Greens

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#121 Finished My First Stitch After A Year-Long Break

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#122 I’ve Formed A Love/Hate Relationship With Blackwork

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#123 The Poison Chosen Especially To Kill Kuzko. Kuzko’s Poison

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#124 Cross Stitch Minecraft Bee

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#125 A Finish Just In Time For Valentine’s Day!

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#126 Balloon Dog Finished!

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#127 Showed My Boyfriend The Wonders Of Cross Stitch And Had To Show Off His First Project!

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#128 Blackwork Honeycomb. Pattern By Peppermint Purple

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#129 Pink Was My Obsession For March, But That Was So Last Month. April Is For Lavender Darling!

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#130 Just Discovered That Black Aida Is A Thing, So I Had To Try Out A 1-Bit Pixel Art

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