Crosswords for Cross Stitchers

Two of America’s favorite pastimes Crosswords and Cross Stitching ~ blended to create beautiful needlework art for the home

Our portfolio of crossword patterns is designed exclusively for the needlework market.
No puzzle solving is required to create these pieces, and the geometric patterns are fun to stitch.
 Display them as conversation pieces in your home.
Or present them as distinctive gifts for wordsmiths or crossword fans.
Coffee Crossword PN
“Coffee Crossword” 219w x 99h Fabric: 28-ct Lt. Terra Cotta from Wichelt Imports. Fibers: The Gentle Art and DMC. Frame: Where Victoria’s Angels Stitch

“Coffee Crossword” 

Eleven coffee flavors interlock in a crossword pattern that includes a coffee service, checkerboard, flowers and alphabet

I would like to thank Diane Williams, the brilliant designer of Little House Needleworks, for encouraging me to make this design. The beauty and creativity of Diane’s designs deserve a separate chapter in the history of modern needlework. Stitchers worldwide are passionate about LHN designs, and for good reason. Many thanks, Diane! ~Liz


“Catty Corners” crossword design. 227w x 193w. Fabric: 32-ct Sand Dune from Lakeside Linens. Fibers: DMC

“Catty Corners” Crossword Design

This cat rebus design is stitched on 32-ct linen. Each cat figure represents the word CAT.  Corners feature singing birds, flowers and butterflies.


“Flower Boxes”   213W x 183H   Fabric: 32-ct Magnolia from Lakeside Linens    Threads: DMC

  “Flower Boxes”  Crossword Design

Flowers, flowers, everywhere!  Ten florals* are hidden in a secret garden bordered by flowers, hearts and butterflies.

*Peonies, zinnias, roses, daisies, calla, aster, tulip, dahlia, pansy and violets!

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