Here we go again! I’m rounding up another amazing collection of websites with the cutest free hand embroidery patterns that you can download, print and starting stitching today!
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I’ve been collecting websites for this roundup post for months now! These are the sites that you have to dig through the internet to find, they don’t seem to pop up with a simple Google search.
So every time I find a free hand embroidery design I save it in a running list to eventually be able to create a post like this one. With this being my third post of free embroidery patterns, it’s getting harder and harder to find new patterns!
So to keep count, I’ve now rounded up a total of 56 websites with free hand embroidery patterns that you can download and start making asap! (Plus if you check out the embroidery tab, you’ll see some holiday-specific freebie patterns I’ve found as well!)
Most, if not all, of the free hand embroidery patterns I found for this post are simple and suitable for beginners.
Some of the following sites only have a single freebie pattern available, but several of them have multiple designs to download. So snoop around a little, you might find some goodies that I missed! In the end, there’s probably upwards of 30-35 total different patterns you’ll be able to access through these sites.
There’s a lot of really great, modern embroidery designs listed here. The cats in sweaters is my personal fave!
Before we start the list of 21, I’ll just remind you that I have a few free hand embroidery patterns available on my site too! You can find them in the freebies tab here. The moth sampler pattern pictured below is my newest design. 🙂
To get the free hand embroidery patterns listed and pictured below, click on the linked title to the pattern in question. It’ll take you to the original site or blog post containing the pattern and you’ll be able to find out how to download the pattern from there.
Free Hand Embroidery Patterns
This site has only this one pattern available. How great would this be as decor for a girl’s room?!
There are a few patterns available including this wisteria and the apple jam jar bonnet tutorial.
It’s the little ladybug in this flower meadow embroidery pattern that does it for me!
This site also has a quirky Yoda pattern available. I just didn’t include a photo here because it didn’t fit the vibe of this post. But it’s cute too!
Shiny Happy World has several simple designs that are perfect for either hesitant beginners or youth sewists. I love this flutterby but the beaver pencil case is my fave!
I know these are Mother’s Day themed, but you could easily adapt the text a little to make it more suitable for other occasions or recipients too.
6. Bustle & Sew
Bustle & Sew has lots of free designs, patterns and diys for you to browse! My faves were this simple ballerina and cozy autumn treasures.
There is a beautiful selection of embroidery patterns on this site, some gorgeous flowers like this dog rose and who can resist a buzzy bee?
I’m not familiar with this exact Parisian Streetscape, but it’s really delightful!
This site also has a watercolour embroidery course available for free that I intend to check out!
Embroidery Patterns for Beginners
9. Bella Savoy
This site has “stitch along” patterns including the mandala and flowers pictured. That little forget me not is so darling!
To get this pumpkin embroidery pattern, scroll the website a little and a pop up box will eventually appear to offer the pattern in exchange for your email.
There are lots of beautiful looking tutorials as well and it’s well worth a bit of time to check it out and see what you can find!
On this site you’ll find these fun ferns and philodendron patterns as well as some florals, hearts and apple designs.
This site has a great selection of lovely flower patterns, but they are only available for free for 12 months. Then they become paid patterns. So as of first publishing this post, the patterns pictured below are still free, but only for a few more months.
I love the modern colour scheme and design of this mandala sampler.
14. Hope and Hart
You get 3 free patterns when you sign up to their email list.
Free Modern Embroidery Patterns
A tailored freebie when you sign up and take the quiz to determine your embroidery skill level.
16. Brodé Serré
There are 3 freebie patterns on this site including these adorable cats in sweaters and some moody pumpkins.
When you click the link above you’ll end up on an Instagram page. Click the link in her bio to see a list of free patterns she has available. The 2 pictured here are super easy to access, no sign up is required!
18. Harvest Goods
This site has a few simple printables to help you learn certain stitches and create these cute floral embroideries!
19. Shop Emily June
How fun is this book tracker?! You add an embroidered book every time you finish reading one in real life. At the end of the year you have a filled embroidered bookcase!
20. Penguin & Fish
Another very beginner friendly design, an adorable racoon sampler!
21. Vika’s Space
By the time I got to publish this post, the website went under maintenance until Aug 1st 2023. I know there was at least one free pattern available so hopefully it’s still there when the site is back up!
22. Bonus. Hannah Burbury
One last pattern to include. The photos are copyrighted on this site so I didn’t include one here. But it’s a floral pattern with the words “Where Flowers Bloom” .
I hope you found what you were looking for in this post! I don’t know if I’ll be able to collect up any more freebies to create post #4, but you never know! I’ll keep on the look out!