A cross stitch birth announcement is a piece of art that can be cherished for a lifetime. It is the perfect addition to a baby’s room and can be displayed for years to come. If you are looking for a unique gift, a cross stitch birth sampler is the way to go.
Family is important. And there is nothing more important than the birth of a baby. Help celebrate this momentous occasion by making a cross stitch birth sampler.
18 Best Cross Stitch Birth Sampler Patterns
Below are 18 of the best cross stitch birth sampler patterns available. We have included everything from simple floral designs to charming woodland animals.
1. Customisable Elephant Birth Sampler Cross Stitch Pattern by Stitchrovia
Welcome a little baby into the world with this elephant themed baby sampler. The colours used for this cross stitch birth sampler would be perfect for a boy or a girl.
The pattern includes a full alphabet and number set, and colour chart with a legend for DMC and Anchor Floss. The finished design measures 90 stitches wide x 122 stitches high. You can use 14, 16 or 28 count Aida fabric.
3. Peter Rabbit Cross Stitch Birth Sampler Pattern by FreckleDoll
Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit is always a favourite design used for baby room decor. This cross stitch birth sampler features the adorable rabbit surrounded by a wreath. The PDF download includes 3 variations of the counted cross stitch pattern.
There is a coloured blocks pattern, a pattern with coloured symbols, and one that has both coloured blocks and symbols. This guarantees there is a pattern that will be easy for you to read. There are 17 colours of floss used in this pattern. The finished design size will vary depending on the fonts you use.
4. Elephants with hearts Birth Announcement Cross Stitch Pattern by AnimalCrossStitch
This adorable elephant baby birth sampler also includes a set of 3 additional baby cross stitch patterns. Create a whole set to make a unique baby gift. All 4 patterns are designed to be stitched on 14 count Aid fabric.
The main sampler uses 4 colours of floss. And the finished design size is approximately 9” x 12”.
6. Angel Welcome Birth Record Cross Stitch Pattern by Katherine Martin Tripp
Angels are a common design element on birth announcements. This cross stitch birth sampler pictures an angel announcing the baby’s birth. This pattern uses 18 count Aida fabric. There are 32 floss colours.
10. Birth Announcement Cross Stitch Birth Sampler by Happinesst
Create this fun flower pattern for a baby girl. The pattern is easily personalised with the full alphabet and numbers charts that are included The pattern uses a variety of colours, but they can be changed to match the decor of the nursery.
The finished project will fit in an 11” x 11” frame when stitched on 14 count Aida fabric.
11. Vervaco DYI Dragon Birth Record Cross Stitch Kit by MaryVintageCrafts
This mythical dragon counted cross stitch kit is so cute. The colours of the frame, letters and baby dragon’s belly can be changed for either a boy or a girl. This kit includes 14 count Aida fabric, embroidery floss, needle, and instructions for both a boy and girl. The finished measurements are 10.8” by 8.4”.
12. Cross Stitch Baby Boy Birth Announcement Sampler Cross Stitch Pattern by Axebe
Stitch this charming woodland animal pattern for a baby girl or boy. It would make a great addition to an animal themed nursery. This pattern is easy enough for a beginner. However, it is a large pattern that will take quite a bit of time.
The completed design area is 129 stitches wide x 168 stitches high. It uses 17 colours of DMC floss.
14. “Welcome Little One” Free Cross Stitch Birth Sampler Pattern from DMC
If you are looking for a free cross stitch birth sampler pattern, this one is dainty and easy to complete. Even though it is an easy pattern, we would recommend it for an intermediate level cross stitcher. It does include a lot of back stitching and French knots.
15. Fox Birth Announcement Cross Stitch Pattern by SevendreamsShop
Baby forest animals adorn this cute cross stitch birth sampler. It could easily be used for a boy or a girl. The design of this cross stitch pattern is 102 stitches wide x 132 stitches high. There are 13 DMC colours used in the design.
Personalise this stegosaurus cross stitch pattern for a boy or a girl. The pattern includes the floss colours for both. The pattern would be for an intermediate level cross stitcher. There are 3 PDFs in this download.
You get the main pattern, beginners instructions and tips, customisation instructions, sample images, floss colour codes for both boys and girls, symbols over colour blocks chart of the pattern, pattern for alphabets/numbers, colour chart of the pattern, and symbol chart of the pattern.
17. Sheep Baby Birth Sampler Cross Stitch Pattern by Happinesst
Here is a fun sheep birth sampler that would look perfect in any little girl’s nursery. The pdf download includes a pattern in colourblocks and symbols, a full alphabet and numbers chart, and a list of floss colours.
The finished pattern measure 190 stitches wide x 147 stitches high. If you use 14 count Aida fabric, it will fit in an 11” x 14” frame.
This cross stitch birth sampler pattern is fitting for both baby girls and boys. The forest animal design is enchanting. There are several alphabets and number charts included.
The finished design area is 112 stitches wide X 138 stitches high. The design area will be 8” x 10” using 14 count Aida fabric. You can use other fabric sizes to complete this project. There are 11 colours used.
Celebrate the Birth of a Baby with a Cross Stitch Birth Sampler
These patterns are customisable and fun to make. If you want to make a cross stitch to commemorate the birth of a baby, you do not have to wait until the baby is born to get started. There are unisex patterns that work well for both boys and girls.