Brush Stroke Butterfly Free Cross Stitch

This has long been one of our most popular free cross stitch patterns here at Stitching the Night Away. It’s the perfect size for stitching up charity quilt squares and it’s super easy to customize. You can change the colors to your liking, use variegated floss, add words to the white space, whatever you’d like to create the perfect piece for your needs.

Brushstroke Butterflies Gallery Images

I hope you enjoy stitching it, and as always you can share our free patterns by forwarding them to a friend. If you stitch this piece I would love to see your finished work. You can leave a comment here, send me an email, or share your photos on our Facebook page!

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Happy Stitching!
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About Loretta

Passionate stitcher. Mom of four amazing young men. Wife to a comic book geek who makes me smile every day. Transcriptionist by trade. Gluten-free by necessity. Writer at heart. Seeker of knowledge and reader of novels. Dreamer of big colorful creative dreams.


  1. Love the butterfly pattern. If i can figure out how to download it and set my printer up, I will be a happy camper.

    Bye and hope your day is going well


  1. […] #: 23 Group: World of Charity Stitching Made For: Stitch-a-long (SAL) Theme: Brushstroke Butterfly (chart provided, pick your own colors) Completed: March […]

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