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20 cross stitching Instagram stars you need to follow

Whether you’re a cross stitch connoisseur or a newbie to needlecraft, you’re guaranteed to benefit from curating your Insta-feed into a cross stitch only zone! 

With so many stitchers taking to Instagram to share their creations, top tips and ideas – it’s a great place to gather inspiration and get chatting with other like-minded crafters. 

So, what are you waiting for? Join the cross stitching community on Instagram and fill your feed with a never-ending stream of stitch-spiration! Start by following our favourite stitching Instagrammers…

1. @Stitchtrovia

Follow Stitchtrovia and you’ll get an instant pep talk every time you check her feed! Packed with feel good quotes, colourful designs and plus a good dose of humour, this is an account you won’t want to miss!


2. @craftinggeek

“Saw it. Liked it. Had to cross stitch it,” is the bio of this super fun Insta and that’s a motto we want to live by! Find space inspired projects plus tiny, extra cute designs here.


3. @geekgalstitchery

Naomi Wolff is bringing sassy, feminist quotes and cool contemporary designs from California to your Insta feed and we are obsessed!


4. @emjpeacock

Emma Peacock is a self-proclaimed stitcher with attitude. Her gorgeous designs are bold, bright and typographic; and we love them.


5. @subversivecrossstitch

We can’t get enough of Julie Jackson’s cool, original and a little bit naughty samplers! Expect a few swear words and a lot of laughs when you follow this fun account.

6. @stitchpeople

Lizzy’s Instagram gives us all kinds of warm fuzzy feelings. Specialising in cross stitched family portraits, her feed is as heartwarming as it is fun.


7. @_innocentbones

You’re sure to adore Grace Isobel’s stunningly simplistic quote cross stitches. Expect inspirational quotes, fab florals, lots of black and white and a few swear words thrown in for good measure!

8. @heyhihellosister

Glasgow-based Caitlin Morris has a way with words, and her little hoops of happiness are flying out of her Etsy shop all over the world!

9. @hellofromthestitchbitch

Abi’s account is dedicated to battling anxiety and PTSD one stitch at a time and we love her feed. As well as gorgeous stitches, Abi is also a sausage dog owner so there might be some sweet canine photos too!


10. @thestrandedstitch

“Really fun cross stitch for really cool people” – the bio lives up to the feed! Follow The Stranded Stitch for picture perfect cross stitched portraits and quotes that’ll have you screaming “right on!” every time you catch her posts on your feed.


11. @stitchesbecray

Virginia Lee’s Insta is jam-packed with stitching inspiration, selfies and a few scattered snapshots of her family life. We love her cross-stitched quotes and fabulous embroidered florals.


12. @redbear_design

Love an inspirational quote? Sucker for self help? Give this account a follow - you won’t regret it!


13. @craftnik

If you’re searching for stitchspiration – look no further than Jody Rice’s brilliantly bright and gorgeous grid! Jody’s nature-inspired patterns feature fabulous flowers, stunning sunshines, beautiful butterflies. We love her wall hangings!


14. @thefrostedpumpkinstitchery

Run by a bff team of two, the Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery’s Insta feed is jam-packed with seriously sweet designs. From surfing pineapples (yep, you read it right!) to delicious doughnuts; there’ll be an endless stream of tasty treats in your feed when you hit the follow button.


15. @lucieheatoncrossstitch

This cross stitch designer is the queen of cute! From mermaids and mice to dragons and deer – there’s a bunch of absolutely adorable patterns on Lucie Heaton’s grid.


16. @blitstitch

If neutral, earthy tones and repeating patterns are your thing, you’re going to love Brian’s Insta. His simple designs combine traditional motifs with more modern designs for a truly unique look.


17. @tinymodernist

Tiny Modernist aims to create happiness one stitch at a time, and her feed is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Expect bright colours, fun quotes and lots of quirky patterns.


18. @stitchrovia

Hello, we've got a new cross stitch crush! Emma Congdon is a graphic designer by day and a colour-obsessed, cross stitcher by night. There's a whole lot of joy in her posts. Yesss.


19. @weelittlestitches

How cool is Jacqueline's idea for her floss stitch swatches? Follow along with @weelittlestitches for more adventures in cross stitch, embroidery and hand-lettering.


20. @ringcat

If you're in the mood for cute cross stitch cats (and why wouldn't you be), self-proclaimed cat lover, Monique, is your maker!

Cross stitch cat by Instagrammer Ringcat

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