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.
2. Alphabet Express Cross Stitch Pattern by Marylee Klinkhammer
The Alphabet Express cross-stitch pattern would work well for a little boy or a train-lover. The side of the train tunnel can be customized with the baby’s name and date of birth.
The letters on the train are a great resource for helping a child learn their alphabet. The finished Alphabet Express train cross stitch design measures 68 stitches wide x 69 stitches high.
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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”.
5. TOBIN BABY Baby Bear Counted Cross Stitch Baby Sampler Kit from DebsCrossStitch
Everyone loves teddy bears. This counted cross stitch kit creates a precious baby birth notice design. This kit contains 14 count Aida fabric, threads, chart, instructions and needle.
There is a full alphabet included, so you can personalise the design. The finished design is 11” x 14”.
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.
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7. “I Love You to the Moon and Back” Birth Announcement Cross Stitch Birth Sampler by Happinesst
This beautiful cross stitch birth sampler would make the perfect addition to a nursery. The design can be used for a boy or a girl. There is a full alphabet and numbers chart included in the download.
The pattern uses 14 count Aida fabric and 6 colours of floss. The finished pattern will measure 11” x 14”. It can be completed by an intermediate level cross stitcher.
8. Toy Room Birth Sampler by Durene J Cross Stitch Pattern by DureneJCrossStitch
Here is a fun Welcome to the World cross stitch birth sampler. It features a bear, turtle, giraffe, mouse, goose and elephant. We would recommend this pattern for a more advanced cross stitcher.
It uses whole cross stitches, fractional stitches, back stitches and French knots. The pattern includes a full upper and lower case alphabet and the numbers 0-9.
9. Unicord Free Baby Birth Sampler Cross Stitch Pattern by SmartCrossStitch
Here is a free unicorn pattern that can be stitched for a boy or a girl. The pattern is easy to follow and can be completed by a beginner as well as more advanced stitchers.
The suggested fabric is 14 count Aida white. But you can also use 14, 16 or 18 count. The finished design measures 91 stitches wide x 106 stitches high.
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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.
13. Unicorn Birth Announcement Cross Stitch Pattern by ZindagiDesigns
This colourful unicorn pattern is super-cute. It is a simple pattern that only uses full cross stitches. However, it is recommended for intermediate cross stitchers due to the size.
The pattern includes 4 alphabet sets and 3 number sets for easy customisation. The pattern is 145 stitches wide and 164 stitches high.
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.
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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.
16. Stegosaurus Birth Announcement Cross Stitch Birth Sampler Pattern by ZindagiDesigns
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.
18. Animals Birth Announcement Cross Stitch Baby Sampler Pattern by AnimasCrossStitch
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.
For more cross stitch patterns, check out our Peter Rabbit cross stitch patterns and Family Tree cross stitch pattern. Cross stitch samplers are not only for birth announcements. They are made to be customised. This means cross stitch birth samplers can also be used for baptisms and christenings.