Brushstroke Butterfly Stitched by Wilhelmina B.for WOCS

Brushstroke Butterfly Cross Stitched by WilhelminaB

Brushstroke Butterfly Cross Stitched by Wilhelmina

Wilhelmina shared this photo with us on the Facebook page of her finished Brushstroke Butterfly square that she stitched for a group quilt project over at WOCS.

Thank you Wilhelmina for sharing your work :) Great color choices, it really feels like Spring just looking at those!
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If Nothing Ever Changed Butterfly Cross Stitch Chart of the Week


If nothing ever changed there would be no butterflies.

This cross stitch pattern comes from Designs By Lisa and is such a true sentiment, displayed beautiful with this blue butterfly.

Project stitch count is 98W x 126H. Model stitched on 28 count Waterlily Jobelan by Wichelt using Gentle Art Sampled Threads in Purple Iris, Royal Purple, Hyacinth, Black Crow, and Cinders. Using this page at Everything Cross Stitch you can pick up your chart, threads, and all your supplies in just a few clicks. [Read more…]

Brushstroke Butterfly Plus a Lovely Quote

The free Brushstroke Butterfly pattern has been stitched in many ways for charities and gifts over the past few years, but I really like the addition of a quote as Nancy has used it here in her gift for a friend…


Stitched by Nancy

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.” -Anonymous

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Another Butterfly from Maggi S. for Cole’s Quilts!

I truly love getting all these pictures in my inbox, so please everyone continue sending them in!

This butterfly was stitched by Maggi S. as part of a project for Cole’s Quilts. I love the colors, so much fun!

Thank you Maggi for sharing your work with us!

==> click here to get the free cross stitch pattern for Brushstroke Butterfly

Happy Stitching!

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Brushstroke Butterfly by Nicola

Nicola from Obsessive Cross Stitcher shared her Brushstroke Butterfly with us and it has a creative twist, she’s making it into a card! What a great idea :)

Thank you for sharing your work with us, Nicola!

==> Brushstroke Butterfly is a free cross stitch pattern available here at Stitching the Night Away

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Brighter Tomorrows is Chart of the Week

brighter tomorrows breast cancer cross stitch patternI know it’s not October yet, but as far as I’m concerned every month should include Breast Cancer Awareness – and cancer awareness in general. That’s why I chose Brighter Tomorrows from Imaginating as cross stitch chart of the week today.

Hope – Strength – Faith Survivor

May each hour bring you hope,
May each day bring you strength,
May each week reveal brighter tomorrows.

And of course there’s the iconic pink ribbon in one corner and a butterfly in the other corner (to symbolize hope I believe?)

==> Click here to add Brighter Tomorrows to your cross stitch stash today!

***Note*** this and all cross stitch charts from Imaginating are on sale at EverythingCrossStitch right now! < ==
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Brushstroke Butterfly by Peggy M.

Peggy stitched this Brushstroke Butterfly and finished it into a no-sew stand up display.
I love it! :)

Brushstroke Butterfly stitched by Peggy M.

Thank you Peggy for sharing your work with us!

You can download the free cross stitch pattern in PDF format here at any time:

Happy Stitching!

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Brushstoke Butterfly by Lynn G.

Lynn G. stitched these two Brushstroke Butterfly pieces as part of the quilt gift we showed earlier, so you might recognize them from the quilt picture! Lynn also reminded me that butterflies are a symbol of hope, I love that.

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