Embroidery is often thought of as a vintage crafting technique. But it is not just for people interested in old-time patterns. Embroidery has made a huge comeback, and there are fabulous, modern rose embroidery designs that are fun to stitch up. And not only is embroidery enjoyable, but it is also relaxing.
Meaning of Rose Colours
Roses are one of the most beloved flowers. They are beautiful flowers that can boost your mood and bring joy into your home. Rose colours can have different meanings. Below, learn what each colour represents.
- Black – Death, Mourning
- Blue – Mystery, Desire
- Green – Peace, Good News
- Ivory – Elegance, Luxury
- Multicoloured – Multiple Emotions, Hope, Joy, Happiness
- Orange – Love, Passion, Desire
- Peach – Gratitude, Sincerity
- Pink – Gratitude, Sincerity, Sympathy
- Purple – Infatuation, Passion
- Red – Love, Passion, Desire
- White – Innocence, Purity, New Beginnings
- Yellow – Remembrance, Friendship
Uses for Embroidery
Embroidery is a great way to add designs to a wide variety of projects, including:
- Christmas Ornaments
- Greeting cards
- Pillow covers
- Pin cushions
- Wall Hangings
- …and More
21 Rose Flower Embroidery Patterns
Below is a selection of 21 lovely rose embroidery patterns. I have included a wide range of designs for beginners as well as advanced stitchers.
1. Rose Embroidery Design by SkywardUp
This charming rose embroidery pattern uses several embroidery stitches. The floral pattern makes a wonderful frame for quotes and names. You can even use it for a birth announcement.
This pattern can be stitched and displayed in a 6” or 8” embroidery hoop. The download includes step-by-step instructions with photos. To complete the pattern, you will need to know how to make the back stitch, stem stitch, fly stitch, French knot, bullion knot, and cast-on stitch.
2. Pink Rose Embroidery Pattern by CuteLittleHoop
Make this beautiful rose embroidery wall hanging for yourself or as a gift. Using the recommended colours creates a stunning design.
This embroidery pattern is beginner-friendly. The PDF download includes step-by-step instructions with photos and links to helpful video tutorials. The design will fit a 6” embroidery hoop.
3. Sweet Mason Jar Vase Hoop Pattern by Flamingo Toes
Are you looking for a free rose embroidery pattern? This pattern combines classic embroidery with fabric accents. Do not worry, you do not have to sew the fabric pieces. They are attached using HeatnBond Lite.
The Sweet Mason Jar Vase would look cute hanging in a kitchen. The pattern is designed to be stitched in a 7” hoop.
4. Yellow Rose Hand Embroidery Pattern by CuteLittleHoop
This yellow rose embroidery pattern is perfect for creating summer decor. It is a beginner-friendly pattern. You can use this pattern for various DIY projects. You can also personalise the colours based on your style.
The easy rose embroidery project includes everything you need to know, from picking your materials to making each stitch. The embroidery design will fit a 6″ embroidery hoop.
5. Rose Pink Blossom Beginner Embroidery Pattern by EmbroideryByFaith
Are you a beginner looking to complete your first embroidery project? The Rose Pink Blossom pattern would make a great first project.
This rose embroidery pattern contains thorough instructions. If you are unsure about the project, there is a link to the video tutorial, so you can check it out. The finished floral design will fit in a 6” embroidery hoop.
6. Radiant Rose Flower Embroidery Pattern by ByAlyPloof
Here is a unique pattern created to be displayed in an oval hoop. It is a gorgeous pattern with a vintage feel.
This rose embroidery pattern does not include step-by-step instructions. For this reason, we would recommend it for an advanced stitcher. It does have a colour guide and a stitch guide. The finished design looks beautiful displayed in a 4.9″ x 7.7” embroidery hoop.
7. Floral Embroidery Pattern by Dabbles & Babbles
You will have a lot of fun choosing the colour combination for this rose embroidery. You can use muted colours or bright colours. If you are making it for a gift, use colours that compliment your giftee’s decor.
This free rose embroidery pattern is available with or without the quote and in 2 sizes. The pattern does not include instructions. However, there are links to video tutorials for creating each stitch.
8. Rose Flower Embroidery Pattern by CuteLittleHoop
Here is a beginner-friendly rose embroidery pattern. You can use the pattern to create a wall hanging or use it on your other DIY projects.
The 12 pages PDF file includes a materials and tools list, transferring instructions, embroidery instructions, steps of the process, and links to videos. The pattern will fit in a 6″ hoop.
9. Modern Rose Hand Embroidery Pattern by JessLongEmbroidery
The modern rose embroidery pattern makes a wonderful border for anniversary gifts, wedding gifts, and baby showers. The floral frame can also be used to highlight quotes or bible verses.
Included is a floss key for creating the classic, antiqued look. However, you can use any colour combination you want. The pattern includes 2 versions, giving you control of how thick you want the border.
10. Red Rose Embroidery Design by CraftChampions
This classic red rose embroidery pattern is ideal for both traditional and modern decors. The completed pattern would make a wonderful housewarming gift.
The pattern is suitable for beginners, but advanced stitchers will also enjoy working on this pattern. The pattern is designed to fit a 5” hoop. Included with the pattern are step-by-step instructions with photos.
11. Floral Name Embroidery Hoop Pattern from Cutesy Crafts
Name rose embroidery patterns make adorable baby shower gifts. This one features 3 little flowers and a delightful curly font. The free girly floral embroidery pattern uses the Herschel font. You can customise the name using this same font or choose any font you prefer. You can even add a phrase instead of a name.
Along with the free pattern, download is a step-by-step stitch-along video. This makes this pattern a great choice for beginners. The pattern was designed to fit a 6” embroidery hoop.
12. Wedding Bouquet Embroidery Pattern by CuteLittleHoop
This rose hand embroidery pattern would make a wonderful wedding gift. It is a beginner-friendly pattern. The colours are easy to customise to match your giftee’s bouquet.
The PDF download includes step-by-step instructions with photos and links to helpful video tutorials. The design will fit a 6” embroidery hoop.
13. A Single Rose Hand Embroidery Pattern by fawnfloss
This rose embroidery pattern features a single pink rose. The rose is held by a golden hand and encircled by little golden dots. This lovely pattern would make a great gift for a loved one.
The pattern contains instructions for creating the basic stitches. Making it a fun project for a beginner interested in learning about embroidery.
14 . Free Hand Embroidery Necklace Pattern by Cutesy Crafts
Did you know you can make jewellery using embroidery techniques? This free tutorial will teach you how. Not only will you learn how to make beautiful pendants, but they also provide you with free rose embroidery templates too.
15. Winter Rose Embroidery Pattern by floralandfloss
All skill levels will be able to stitch this rose embroidery pattern. It only uses the basic stitches. If you are an advanced stitcher, you could easily customize the pattern and make it your own.
Included is a stitch guide with the 5 fundamental stitches and a colour guide. The pattern is sized to fit a 7” embroidery hoop.
16. Red Rose Embroidery Pattern by PurpleRoseEmbroidery
Have you completed several embroidery patterns and are ready to add a new technique to your repertoire? This pattern uses the counted needlework technique. This technique uses some of the same rules as cross stitch. This is an advanced level pattern. The completed pattern was designed to fit an 8” hoop.
17. Rose Flower Embroidery Pattern by CuteLittleHoop
It may not look like it, but this rose embroidery pattern is beginner-friendly. This Valentine pattern can be used for a wide variety of DIY projects. Or simply stitch it in a 6” hoop and hang it on your wall. The 12 page PDF file includes step-by-step instructions with photos and links to helpful video tutorials.
18. Choose to Believe Free Embroidery Design by Cutesy Crafts
I always love free! Here is a free rose embroidery pattern from Cutesy Crafts. The pattern says, “choose to believe.” However, you can add any wording you like.
To get the pattern, all you have to do is sign up for the free newsletter. Then, you can download the pattern using the password provided.
19. Magical Magenta Embroidery Pattern by ByAlyPloof
The Magical Magenta PDF pattern is gorgeous. The colour combination is absolutely perfect. Completed, the wall hanging would make a wonderful Mother’s Day gift.
Included is a printable template and stitch library. There are no step-by-step instructions. However, the stitch library does show step-by-step instructions with photos for creating each stitch. This design was designed to fit a 6” hoop.
20. Home Sweet Home Floral Embroidery Pattern by SkywardUp
Make this rose embroidery wall decoration to hang near your door. The beautiful pattern features 10 colourful roses and vines surrounding the words “Home Sweet Home.”
Included in the download is a 14-page hand embroidery pattern guide. The pattern will fit a 6″ embroidery hoop. The stitches used are back stitch, outline stitch, stem stitch, lazy daisy stitch, French knot, fly stitch, bullion knot, and cast-on stitch.
21. Moon Flower Hand Embroidery Pattern by Catstitch21
This rose embroidery pattern was designed for beginners. The hand embroidery can be completed using any colour combinations you choose. Or use the simple black. The pattern is scaled to fit 5”, 6″, 7″, and 8” hoops.
A completed rose embroidery pattern is a work of art. You will be proud to hang this piece on your wall.
Hand embroidery is fun and rewarding. Unlike many other crafting techniques, embroidery patterns can often be completed in a short period of time such as these Flower Embroidery Patterns.
If you are looking to make a gift or want to add a beautiful design to your home decor, stitch up a rose embroidery pattern.