Free Hand Embroidery and Redwork Patterns including some from nontraditional sources.
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Mary Corbet offers a large number of free patterns for hand embroidery and has links to a great number of other sources online. Be sure to check out Mary's blog for a wide range of information on embroidery of all kind.
A stitchery pattern from a Bird in Hand that involves embroidery and patchwork.
Helen Dardik of Orange You Lucky! shares a cute little bunny pattern that uses all sorts of stitches (including cross stitch).
Detailed instructions accompany a small Goldwork sampler that includes four small motifs - Passing Design, Heart Design, Fleur De Lys and a Plate Design.
Rissa shares several projects including a Brazilian Embroidery heart design, peace dove, small floral heart, angel heart, and a stargazer lily.
Barbara Parrish of Redwork Info has a collection of cute patterns for you to try out.
Each of the designs in this free holiday pattern collection is created using bullion knots.
Many of the pages may also be used for embroidery designs.
Use the designs on altar cloths or other linens used for churches.