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Fat Quarter Shop’s Exclusive Cross Stitch Alphabet

Stitch up a whole new alphabet with Fat Quarter Shop’s exclusive new Volume 1 Cross Stitch Alphabet Downloadable PDF pattern! With two letter sizes and multiple bonus frames, you’ll be saying a lot with your stitches. The pattern also includes four fun projects and we have video tutorials for each of them!

The pattern comes as a low-cost downloadable PDF pattern that includes charts for the full alphabet in two different sizes and three frame options for accents. You can spell out names, initials and more!

Kimberly monogrammed a project bag, stitched up some home decor and stitched on one of her Gingham on the Go Bags. To help you get started, she filmed a video tutorial for each of her projects. All of these projects are included in the pattern!

How to Stitch on the Gingham on the Go Bags

These bags are woven and durable which makes for easy stitching! Kimberly stitched on the small Gingham on the Go Bag, and she went for a monochromatic look to match the bag perfectly. You can stitch anything you like on your bags to make them specific to you! We’ll show you what you need to achieve this finish.

Watch the Video Tutorial

Kimberly shows you how to stitch on the Gingham On The Go Bags in this video tutorial! She breaks down how to start your stitching using the loop method, and then shows you how to finish your stitches so the back looks nice and tidy.

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Supplies You’ll Need

How to Chart a Cross Stitch Monogram

Kimberly charted her own cross stitch monogram using the Volume 1 Cross Stitch Alphabet pattern. Using the diagrams in the pattern, it’s easy to customize your cross stitch. The pattern includes graph paper to help you create your own design.

Watch the Video Tutorial

In this tutorial, Kimberly walks you through the steps of charting your own monogram!

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Supplies You’ll Need

To stitch up your own monogram just like Kimberly, we have a list of all the supplies you need! You can use any floss colors you have at home. We recommend using contrasting colors to really make it pop.

How to Make a Cross Stitch Monogram Zipper Bag

For finishing, Kimberly sewed her monogram stitched piece into a zipper bag she can use as a project bag! It looks lovely sewn up in Apricot & Ash by Corey Yoder for Moda Fabrics. To sew up the bag, Kimberly filmed a video tutorial. You don’t need a pattern for the bag. She shows you every step!

Watch the Video Tutorial

With just four prints, her cross stitch, and sewing machine, Kimberly is ready to go and stitch up this adorable bag!

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Supplies You’ll Need

If you are going to finish your monogram by making it into a bag, you will need some additional supplies!

How to stitch the Home Sign and Frame

Kimberly used the large letter size and the Laurel Wreath frame to stitch up this sweet sign for her home! You can find this layout included in the Volume 1 Cross Stitch Alphabet pattern.

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Supplies You’ll Need

Kimberly gave her stitches a rustic finish in neutral tones for a piece that can fit in anywhere. It would be easy to change this look for your home and match your finishing to your own personal style.

Stitch the Cross Stitch Alphabet Sampler

The Cross Stitch Alphabet Sampler is a great way to practice stitching your letters before making something personal. The chart includes capital letters in a large size and a small size. The font sizes work well with one another so feel free to stitch with both. This layout is included in the Volume 1 Cross Stitch Pattern!

Watch the Video Tutorial

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Supplies You’ll Need

Share with #FQSCrossStitchAlphabet

We would love to see and share your projects! Share your pieces with us by posting on Facebook and Instagram. Be sure to tag @fqsxstitch  and use #FQSCrossStitchAlphabet so we can see your work!

Happy Stitching!

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