Who's ready for fireworks, cookouts and backyard fun? And who's ready for a fun night-in stitching while watching fireworks on the porch or your favorite movies on TV? Whether you head outdoors or decide to stay in; grab your floss and favorite patriotic pattern and stitch up something for the Fourth of July.
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This beautiful pattern pays homage to bygone days in early America. Display this pattern on patriotic holidays or piece it together with other holiday cross stitch patterns for a beautiful sampler. The regal look of this queen showcases the pride in one's country. You can also use this pattern for a quilt to give to a service person you know.
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Stars and Stripes Forever
There are so many ways to show your Fourth of July spirit, like with this whimsical pattern showcasing cross stitched quilts in red, white and blue. There are so many details to this pattern that you can get lost in the stitches. This is one of many patriotic designs that the site has. She also features a larger sampler using this pattern.
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Primitive cross stitch patterns work perfectly for celebrating the Fourth of July. These patterns take us back to the time when the United States was being formed. The patterns are simplistic yet haunting. Needle Case Goodies has primitive and more modern cross stitch patterns as well as supplies.
Land of Liberty from Needle Case Goodies via Etsy
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The Fourth of July is the best time for backyard BBQs. Fire up the coals and get to grilling! While you wait for your dogs and burgers, why not stitch up this fun chalkboard inspired cross stitch pattern. This is one in a series of yearly patterns. Each pattern features a splash of color against a dusty gray background, giving off a chalkboard effect. You can stitch up one for each holiday or do one for each month.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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What happens every Fourth of July? Fireworks! Some people love them and others seem to have a deep hatred of them. You can enjoy some silence and fireworks at the same time with this cross stitch project. This pattern is also a magnet! Instead of fabric, it's stitched on paper to make it sturdier to hold the magnet.
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Red, White and Blue Ribbon
Sometimes you do not need a lot of fanfare to celebrate the Fourth of July–all you need is something simple that gets your point across. This Red, White and Blue Ribbon is perfect for a retro and simple celebration. You can make several of these and string them along in a banner. This is a great pattern for beginners. Add dimension to the pattern by stitching it on perforated paper. You can purchase this pattern and other American-inspired patterns on Etsy.
Red, White and Blue Ribbon from... Dandelion Stitchery via Etsy
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Stamp of Approval
Do you have a stamp collector in your life? Why not surprise them with a one of a kind Independence Day cross stitch stamp. You can turn this project into a magnet for the refrigerator or add it to a seasonal sampler with other patterns. This pattern is very small, 2" x 2" but what it lacks in size, it makes up for with style.
Fourth of July Stamp from HAnna Cross Stitch via Etsy
Happy Fourth of July
Show your pride in the USA with Fourth of July inspired cross stitch patterns. Whether you are camping and stitching by the fire or sitting inside with the air conditioning on, you can wave the red, white and blue in any way you want to, from whimsical to more traditional. Have fun and celebrate! Fourth of July cross stitch patterns are perfect for anyone who is busting with pride in the flag and what it stands for. Let your cross stitch freedom flag wave! Happy Fourth of July!