Let's have a little chat about complimentary designs (otherwise known as
There have been ongoing discussions about whether freebies are good for the needlework industry. It's easy to find free patterns on the internet, and some worry that perhaps the world is saturated with free patterns, making people less likely to purchase designs.
Still, others feel that a complementary design is a *gift* to faithful stitchers from the designer, that serves to reward, and to advertise one's design style and quality.
I can't help but want to share my love of cross stitch with my fellow stitchers, and so I will have one free design released on my website at a time. Once I remove it, it will be gone forever, so get it while you can!!
Winter of 2007, I organized a freebie free for all at 123 Stitch and several designers joined in the fun creating their own versions of the elusive Swirly Snow! My version of the Swirly Snow is now retired, so I invite you to try out my 2009 pattern - Snow Flake!
Click HERE to download the PDF file for Snow Flake!