|Reddit Cross Stitch
The massive Reddit cross stitch community offers chat, WIPs, patterns, completed projects and everything cross stitch. With a super active fan base its without a doubt the best forum there is for cross stitch, offering something for everyone.
Free patterns, guides, reviews, in depth blogs, videos, roundups and competitions. This purely cross stitch only blog covers every corner of the cross stitch world on a weekly basis.
|Mr X Stitch
The modern cross stitch behemoth’s blog, offering everything embroidery, with guest bloggers supplying varied content on a daily basis.
|Subversive Cross Stitch
The original source of cross stitch samplers with updated snarky sentiments. Inspiration, patterns and buckets of sass.
|Cross-Stitch by CraftGossip
A whole series of patterns, reviews, techniques and ideas supplied in short blogs by a series of bloggers. Covering a varied aray of topics and themes, all stitches tend to be on the smaller side.
The stitching legend Jane Greenoff’s personal blog, includes everything from decades of expert tips, general interest, stitching trips, and personal updates. Mostly focused on traditional cross stitch Jane recounts her travels with The Cross Stitch Guild, be that teaching orfeaturing up and coming artists from the guild.
|DMC Threads Blog
A light hearted insight into embroidery from the largest embroidery thread supplier; featuring interviews, free patterns and decor design, all accompanied with choice selections of DMC items. Each post is made to sell something, but they cover a large amount of interesting topics.
|Peacock & Fig
Fantastic tutorials and guides from a very talented stitcher. Both in video form, and high definition image & text. The best place to get information on using less common threads, beads or techniques.
|Kreinik Thread Blog
Guides on how to use speciality threads, and fantastic real world examples from the thread maker themselves. They often show interesting content from the community as well, and it doesn’t have a hard sell feel about it.
|The Twisted Stitcher
Long time stitcher, crafter and parent gives a glimpse into her life, featuring heavily on craft fairs, and stitching with children.
|The Crafting Geek
Queen of epic stitches and alround speedy stitcher Jess showcases her designs, stitching and patterns, all given away for free thanks to her being awesome.
Classy linen cross stitch with gorgeous visuals and great in depth posts into history of stitch.
|With Thy Needle And Thread
Almost entirely a fan of mid-western American samplers With Thy Needle and Thread offers a detailed look into sampler making using traditional styles.
Mostly featuring free patterns from the designer of Clouds Factory patterns, expect guides, postcards from abroad and an occassional recipe.
Insights from a cross stitch company that started in 1996. Behind-the-scenes stories about life, design, and of course, cross-stitch!
|Happines is Cross Stitching
A crafter now fully devoted to cross stitch, expect posts from an active and engaging stitcher.
|Connie Gee Designs
A fantastic and speedy stitcher gives update on her many on the go projects on a weekly basis.
A general interest blog with a slant towards pattern creation.
|The World In Stitches
Free patterns, regular updates and stunningly beautiful photography. Very pretty patterns for all levels of stitchers.
|Lpanne & Cross Stitch
Patterns and updates from a designer that is proud to show off their nerdy interests.
Very similar in theme to Thy Needle and Thread, a look into sampler making using traditional styles.
A general interest blog from an American cross stitcher, featuring regular updates and insights from her life.
|Pat’s Cross Stitch Corner
One of the oldest cross stitch blogs around, featuring Pat and her husband as they enjoy their retirement.
Pop culture cross stitch blog from a 20-something male.
|Justine’s Cross Stitch
Active English mum that’s been stitching for over 25 years. “I try to squeeze in a few stitches every day.”
|Red Bear Design
Blog for the makers of modern, cute and funny cross stitch patterns.
|Rachel Roach Design
Tumblr for a embroidery focused Chicago resident.
|Hooks And Chains
Eclectic craft blog. Mostly crochet and cross stitch but also a little embroidery, knitting and sewing.
|Cross Stitch the line
A general interest blog featuring a lot of photography, with an occassioanl cross stitch post or two.
|House Of Miranda Cross Stitch & Embroidery
A self described “house of bad ass cross stitch” a mix of modern and pop culture cross stitch and embroidery.
Creative, geeky and alternative girl. Posting her own cross stitch pattern designs and other things that catch her eye.
A selection of finished modern and pop culture cross stitch projects.
|Anke’s Cross Stitch Stuff
A mix of cute cross stitch magazine projects.
|Badass Cross Stitch
Shannon Downey, fiber artist who sees in pixels and plays with needles. Helping crafty people get more analog in their digital.
|Cross Stitched Sass
A fun and sassy take on subversive cross stitch.
|My Southern Porch
The life of a cross stitch addict opens her doors so you can peek inside.
|Reading and Stitching
A general craft blog featuring almost entirely cross stitch kits and projects.
|The Cross Stitching Librarian
The blog of a cross stitch addict, writing about projects and occasionally other stuff.
Wool and cross stitch artist. Taking ephemeral forms and capturing them in the permanency of wool.
Traditional and crafty, this Flosstuber chronicles her adventures in stitch.
|Cross Stitch Like A Bitch
A rude take on modern cross stitch with reblogs of her favorite stitchers.
A crafty mom turned cross stitch master blogging her way through the world.
|The Diary Of A Cross Stitch Addict
A look into the world of goth cross stitch.
A mix of cross stitch and puppy photos.
|Cross Stitch Witches
A mix of everything cross stitch from super modern to super tradtional.
|Spaz in Stitches
A cross stitch side blog of a role player.
From an Etsy store owner of the same name, creating patterns in the style of WeeLittleStitches, they cover exhibitons they attend, projects they stitch and patterns they create.
|Math & Science Cross-Stitch
A true devotion to space, science and math, the blog covers the stitchy adventures and WIPs of a true cross stitch geek.
||Ribbon Forest Crafts
An aggrigator of many other blogs on this list, featuring a lot of very varied cross stitch inspiration.
All of the blogs featured abover post regularly (once a month), and blog about cross stitch at least 50% of the time.
We use a lot of factors to rank our blogs:
- Social media following (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest)
- Blog subscribers
- Volume of unique page views
- Quality of posts
- Ranking in Google
- Involvement in the community
Unlike a lot of other blog round ups, we don’t sell positions, or make you sign up to rss feeds directly with us. Instead, we only list the best cross stitch blogs, that are regularly updated.
Updated January 2020