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Gingham Flowers Pattern Set: {Cross Stitch & Embroidery}

Gingham Flowers Cross Stitch Embroidery Series

Gingham Flowers Cross Stitch Embroidery Series

Here is the latest freebie set of vintage cross stitch and embroidery patterns to be shared on Tipnut, I’ve chosen a really nice series that is perfect for Spring & Summer projects: Gingham Flowers (1950s).

This is a mail order set from Laura Wheeler, Pattern Number 822, and they’re perfect for tea towels and are from the same design series as the Gingham Fruit [1], both are favorites of mine! I tested the print copy sizes to make sure they are exactly the same size as the original.

Now the details (from the original copy)…

Gingham Flower Tea Towel Designs

This pattern contains six “Flower” Motifs to be used on Kitchen Towels. Plain gingham, muslin or linen toweling is suitable to use. Work the embroidery in a variety of colors, using six-strand cotton.

Material Requirements:

Placing Motifs:

Center one motif on one end of each towel about 2″ above hem.

Free Downloads

Directions: Click on image to access larger pattern (jpg file format), right click and then save to your desktop. Each of the files have already been flipped so you can trace directly on top of them when transferring to fabric, see these ideas for transferring patterns: Embroidery Transfer Tips [2].

Tulips [3]


Roses [4]


Poppies [5]


Iris [6]


Crocus [7]


Daffodils [8]


Embroidery Details

Split the six-strand cotton, and using 4 strands, work crosses in gingham cross stitch (see Detail); continuous lines in outline stitch.

Pattern Stitch Chart - Click Image To View Larger Size [9]

Pattern Stitch Chart - Click Image To View Larger Size

Suggested Colors: