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A Must Make: The Kid’s Knit Winter Hat

09 January, 2017
Well… it’s here -- the season for icicles, snow tracks, and runny noses has arrived, which is why there’s no better time to bring your this pattern for a DIY kid’s knit winter hat.
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Accessorize with Aida: The DIY Bracelet

12 December, 2016
Today we are celebrating the DIY bracelet. And why not? It’s jewelry you won’t have to wait on line for, and isn’t not having to run to the store just one of the best things about having stitching skills?
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Playful & Sweet: The Songbird Cross Stitch Pattern

19 December, 2016
You can almost hear the melodious tweets of the darling bird in this songbird cross stitch pattern. When faced with a dreary winter’s day, all you have to do is look at this ode to a bright spring day and you’ll instantly feel transported to a chipper, more brilliant landscape.
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The DIY Christmas Tree Ornament Series: Crochet Pears

21 November, 2016
DIY Christmas Tree Ornaments are a wonderful expression of holiday cheer and allow you to show off your stitching skills. These crochet pear-shaped baubles are the first in our free pattern DIY ornament series.
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Aida Bands: Your BFF for DIY Christmas Decorating

07 December, 2016
Got Aida bands? Check out this quick list of creative possibilities to use them to add some DIY to your holiday decor.
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Playspace-Friendly Cross Stitch Pattern (and it doesn't beep, meep, or require batteries...)

12 December, 2016
From the creative mind of artist April King, we bring you a fun, playspace-friendly cross stitch pattern that is sure to look adorable in your little one's room. It’s a mob of thirteen friendly monsters that are just waiting to be stitched onto a throw blanket for the little one in your life.
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The Crochet Bobble Cushion: Sit Back and Relax

16 December, 2016
Today’s pattern for a crochet bobble cushion begs the question: can one have too many pillows? We offer a resoundingly loud NO! So here is a crochet pattern to add to the plethora of DIY cushions already beautifully gracing your sofa and bed.
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Mr. X Stitch

18 November, 2016
Another chapter in our Stitch Story series, this one features artist Jamie Chalmers, better known as Mr. X Stitch. You won't want to miss his compelling and inspiring words (and a free pattern designed by Jamie himself!).
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DMC Matte Cotton Thread: Your Talents + This Thread = This On-Trend Purse

19 November, 2016
While everyone else stands impatiently in line to make their holiday purchases, you can watch the latest episode of Game of Thrones and let DMC matte cotton thread work its magic.
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The DIY Pet Teepee — For Your Furry Friend

11 December, 2016
This pattern for a DIY Pet Teepee will have you stitching a cozy cubby for your bestie. After all, you make gifts for your family, your friends, and your co-workers, but what about that four-legged furball that always sits with you while you stitch?
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Happy Holidays! The Crochet Garland for All Things Merry

18 November, 2016
Spread good cheer in your home with this crochet garland that wishes everyone a ‘happy holidays.’ This DIY pattern will put you right into the spirit of the season.
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Get Carried Away with Natura Just Cotton & This Crochet Bag

21 November, 2016
This free pattern for a crochet bag will give you a fashionable accessory that is both homey and fresh. Crochet and carry!
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Snowfall by Kristen Gula of Gulush Threads

30 November, 2016
We can always count on Kristen Gula to create something breathtaking and the winter-themed pattern she offers today is no different. Her talent is the perfect match for DMC's products.
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The Kitschy Stitcher

08 December, 2016
Sara Shoemaker is a marvelous hand embroidery artist. You might know her from her shop, The Kitschy Stitcher. There, you’ll find a collection of eclectic designs that offer a perfect melding of all things retro and modern.
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Patterns for Last Minute Gifting

08 December, 2016
Today we decided to bring you a short roundup of some of our favorite patterns for last minute gifting. Our focus was bringing you a list of fun and eclectic ideas for the people in your life.
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A Crochet Christmas Blanket

03 November, 2016
Get cozy while you get into the spirit of the holiday season with this DMC Woolly crochet Christmas blanket.
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Tabletop Crochet Christmas Trees

13 November, 2016
A Merry Crochet Christmas Tree duo for a festive table or a thoughtful seasonal hostess gift.
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Faux Leather Cuffs: Yule Love These Holiday Patterns for this Trendy Stitchable

17 November, 2016
Tis the season for stitchables—especially when it comes to our faux leather cuffs. Choose from these holiday-inspired patterns and kiss that ugly Christmas sweater goodbye!
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Show Some NYC Love With This Cross Stitched Baseball Cap

07 December, 2016
Are you team NY? Of course you are! And we’ve got the perfect DIY project for you to showcase your team NY spirit. Simply grab your favorite plain baseball cap and customize it by cross stitching this scripted ‘New York’ design onto it.
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Introducing All-Included DIY Kits—in Collaboration with Designers Worldwide

25 October, 2016
In collaboration with artists from around the world, DMC brings you our Designer Collection—all-included kits to create something beautiful.
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Pearl Cotton Size 12: Available by Individual Ball

02 November, 2016
DMC's Pearl Cotton size 3 is now available online by the skein. In celebration, we offer you this on-trend pouch—perfect for the gift-giving season!
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DMC Matte Cotton is Available by the Skein—Free Pattern to Celebrate!

10 November, 2016
We always do a little happy dance whenever another DMC thread is made available by the skein, and the release of Matte Cotton is no different!
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Stitch Story 2: Designer Anne Mende of Pumora

11 November, 2016
German-based artist Anne Mende of Pumora shares her Stitch Story. It's thoughtful, sweet, and a reminder of why teaching needlework offers more than just skill-sharing. Read her story here.
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Ho Ho Ho: Cross Stitch Holiday Pillows

21 November, 2016
Ho. Ho. Ho. Two little letters cross stitched on three throw pillows and you’ve created your own little Christmas paradise right there on your sofa or bed!
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Express Yourself: Embroidered Gloves

06 December, 2016
Embroidered gloves. They are the perfect gift for those of us who like to talk with our hands. They’re an even better present for those shy friends that don’t gesticulate every emotion they’re having (like some of us do).
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The DIY Crochet Collar: Wear Your Skills Well

07 December, 2016
Of course we love all of our projects, but we tend to have a soft spot for the ones that have you literally showing your needlework talents off—and this DIY crochet collar does exactly that.
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Let It Snow with this DIY Snowflake Ornament

09 December, 2016
There is no more quintessential image of winter (and the holiday season) than a snowflake. So a Christmas tree is not really a Christmas tree without at least one snowflake ornament.
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Embroidery Pattern: Be Wild Embroidered Project

16 August, 2016
Be Wild and stitch freely using our new multicolored DMC Coloris Embroidery Floss composed of a blend of four DMC floss colors in a single thread.
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Embroidery DIY: Coloris Heart & Patterns Hoops

14 September, 2016
Today we’re offering up two sweet patterns that will have your embroidery sitting at the cool table. They feature the ever fresh and always dazzling, Coloris thread.
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Cross Stitch DIY: Metallic Mesh Pattern

20 September, 2016
Hey there, Modern Makers! Our post today is all about changing things up. How about embroidering on a material you may not have used before—metallic mesh! This modish pattern uses DMC’s totally cool textile as its base, giving you the opportunity to use a material you may never have stitched on before.
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Inspirational Embroidery on Stitchable Cork

20 September, 2016
It’s no secret that the folks over here at Commonthread are fans of Maria, creator of Femmebroidery. Her embroidery is often full of spirit and wisdom, and who couldn’t use more of that. Mix in DMC’s new stitchable cork textile, and you’ve got embroidery with spirit, wisdom and rustic style.
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Put a Pin(Cushion) In It

05 October, 2016
Pincushions are a necessary accessory for every sewer. Why not give them some personality?
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Stitchable Afghan: A Free Pattern That's Out of this World

07 October, 2016
As days start cooling down, warm up with this out-of-this-world cross stitch pattern for our stitchable afghan.
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Doing the Robot: A Kid-Approved Cross Stitch Pattern

10 October, 2016
This fun kid-approved cross stitch pattern will have any kid happily doing the robot.
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Top This! New Characters; New Materials

11 October, 2016
The new generation of the Top This! collection brings glow-in-the-dark and metallic threads to these beginner-friendly patterns.
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Treat Yourself: The Crochet Cupcake Bucket Bag

14 October, 2016
Burn calories while you crochet this Cupcake Bucket Bag. You’ll look and feel fabulous.
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Hand Embroiderer Mary Corbet & the Coloris Kaleidoscope

17 October, 2016
Master embroiderer, Mary Corbet has used her talented skills to create this kaleidoscope pattern using DMC's Coloris thread.
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The Stitchable Baby Bib: Two Patterns for a Stitchable Feeding Frenzy

19 October, 2016
Babies are adorable but let’s face it, they’ve got the table manners of well… babies, which is why this stitchable baby bib is a must-have item for the wee ones.
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Stitchable Christmas Stockings

20 October, 2016
Tis the season for these stitchable Christmas stockings. You'll love these adorable holiday patterns—including the winners of our contest with Spoonflower!
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Color is Key—a Colorful DIY Pattern That Pops

21 October, 2016
Negative space and bright hues are what make this embroidery pattern exceptional.
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Stitchable Faux Leather Cuffs: a Wardrobe Accessory That Rocks

27 October, 2016
Become your own fashion designers with these stitchable faux leather cuffs. If you need to spark your imagination, we've got a dynamic pattern from Liz Stiglets of cozyblue.
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Hands Down These Will Become Your Favorite DIY Knitted Mittens

03 November, 2016
With winter setting in soon, you’ve got to start thinking about your cold weather accessories. These DIY knitted mittens make for happy hands. The peek-a-boo fingers design removes the most frustrating thing about mittens—the inability to have normal dexterity.
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Megan Eckman

03 November, 2016
We had the pleasure of collaborating with artist Megan Eckman on three embroidery pieces for our Designer Collection. She breeds contagious joy, which is why we were thrilled when she agreed to contribute a Stitch Story to our series.
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Cross Stitch (My) Heart

03 November, 2016
Who says you can’t wear your heart on your sleeve? With this charming cross stitch pattern, you’ll be showing your heart to everyone!
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DIY Ornament Series: Crochet Granny Stars

04 November, 2016
We are love, love, loving these crochet granny stars. Perfect for beginner crocheters, these ornaments were included in our series, because who doesn’t get the warm and fuzzies when they see these?
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The Possible Project: Stitchables Designed by High School Students

08 November, 2016
We had the pleasure of collaborating with the students at The Possible Project on new stitchable home decor products. Check out the two we chose and watch the video to meet the two students behind these terrific designs.
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The DIY Christmas Tree Ornament Series: Stitchable Cork Gingerbread Man Ornaments

11 November, 2016
Today’s free pattern for Stitchable Cork Gingerbread Man Ornaments is a part of our DIY Christmas Tree Ornament series. The pattern comes from the very creative mind of Beverly McCullough of Flamingo Toes Design.
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DIY Ornament Series: Stitchable Mesh Ornaments from Sarah Milligan

15 November, 2016
We have some gorgeous stitchable mesh ornament designs to offer you today thanks to artist Sarah Milligan of I Heart Stitch Art.
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London Kaye

17 November, 2016
Chapter 4 in our Stitch Stories Series features crochet artist London Kaye. Read her compelling story!
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OM-G: The Cross Stitch Yoga Mat

27 November, 2016
With today’s free pattern, we could simply say it’s a cool cross stitch yoga mat design. But what we really want to say is that this cross stitch yoga mat is amazing because it says: “NAMAST’AY FLY”.
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DMC Thread Assortments: So Many Ideas, So Many Free Patterns

28 November, 2016
One look at the collection of DMC thread assortments and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed in the best sense. So many great color palettes to choose from, so many different thread options… so where do you even start? With these free cross stitch patterns!
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"...and the Top This! Stockings Were Hung by the Chimney with Care..."

06 December, 2016
When you think of the Top This! collection, we know you probably think: adorable design that can be stitched up and made into a hat in about three hours. And that's true. But did you know you could also stitch up seriously merry stockings?
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The DIY Ornament Series: The Bargello Cushion

06 December, 2016
If you’ve been stitching along with our DIY Christmas Tree Ornament Series, you now should have an ecclectic group of gorgeous ornaments for your Christmas tree. We've got one more for a beautiful DIY tree: this little Bargello Cushion.
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