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Easy Embroidery for Beginners

Pictured on the front cover of this embroidery pattern book is an embroidered cat with a large ribbon tied into a bow around its neck.

Page Difficulty Number of threads Pattern
1 simple cross stitch 2 Simple Daisy
2 simple cross stitch 2 Love Heart
3 embroidery 3 Cat with ribbon around neck
4 embroidery 1 Music Symbols


cr.ma.ne bonuses cr.ar.de bonuses Page Result
170 - 195 154 - 160 1 A daisy, which appears to be missing a few petals, has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
170 154 1 A rough outline of a lone daisy has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
170 - 195 154 - 160 1 It has been embroidered with a single <colour> daisy.
195 - 233 160 - 246 1 It is embroidered, in neat cross stitch, with a pretty <colour> daisy.
242 246 1 A dainty row of daisies, embroidered in <colour> thread, decorates the <description> quilting block.
170 - 195 154 - 160 2 A somewhat crooked love heart has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
170 154 2 A rough outline of a love heart has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
170 - 195 154 - 160 2 It has been embroidered with a single <colour> love heart.
195 - 242 160 - 246 2 A large love heart has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
195 160 2 Two love hearts, joined at one side, have been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
242 246 2 A <colour> row of embroidered love hearts decorates the <description> quilting block.
170 - 233 154 - 246 3 A cat has been embroidered on it by someone obviously lacking in skill.
170 154 3 A cat has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
170 - 233 154 - 246 3 A cat with a large <colour> ribbon around its neck has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block.
233 - 242 246 3 It has been artistically decorated with embroidery of a cat with a <colour> ribbon around its neck.
170 154 4 A few lines and circles have been crudely embroidered on it in <colour>.
170 - 233 154 - 246 4 A crooked crotchet has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
170 154 4 A single crotchet has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
233 - 242 160 - 246 4 A curly treble clef adorns the <description> quilting block in <colour> embroidery.
170 - 242 154 - 246 4 It has been decorated with a jaunty collection of musical notes, embroidered in <colour>.

Embroidery Patterns For The Modern Ninja

Page Difficulty Number of threads Pattern
1 simple 3 Peony
2 n/a 2 Good Luck Symbol
3 simple 3 Four-pointed Throwing Star
4 cross stitch 3 Lotus Flower
5 n/a 4 Blossoming Cherry Tree
6 n/a 3 Grasshopper
7 n/a 3 Turtle
8 n/a 3 Serpent
9 complicated 4 Crane
10 complicated 4
11 very complicated 4
12 very complicated 3


cr.ma.ne bonuses cr.ar.de bonuses Page Result
171 - 195 154 - 160 1 A somewhat unattractive peony has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block.
172 154 1 It is embroidered with a single peony in <colour> thread.
195 - 242 160 - 246 1 A large peony created from <colour> thread is embroidered on it.
195 - 336 160 - 246 1 A beautiful <colour> peony has been artistically embroidered on the <description> quilting block.
172 154 2 A traditional ninja symbol of good luck has been clumsily embroidered on it in <colour>.
172 - 195 154 - 160 2 A traditional ninja symbol of good luck has been untidily embroidered on it in <colour>.
172 - 242 154 - 246 2 A traditional ninja symbol of good luck has been neatly embroidered on it in <colour>.
195 - 242 160 - 246 2 A traditional ninja symbol of good luck has been delicately embroidered on it in <colour>.
172 - 242 154 - 246 3 It is embroidered with a four-pointed throwing star in <colour> thread.
172 - 195 154 - 160 4 It is embroidered with a chaotic collection of <colour> stitches.
195 160 4 A mess of <colour> stitches has been sewn on the <description> quilting block.
236 246 4 A single <colour> lotus flower has been embroidered on it.
242 246 4 A lotus flower in <colour> has been embroidered on it.
242 246 4 It is embroidered with a <colour> lotus flower.
195 160 5 The <description> quilting block is marred by a mess of <colour> stitches.
172 - 195 154 - 160 5 It is embroidered with a few messy stitches in <colour>.
235 - 242 246 5 It is embroidered with a crooked-looking cherry tree with a few stitches in <colour> where blossoms should be.
235 246 5 It is embroidered with a gnarled-looking cherry tree with a few <colour> blossoms.
236 -242 246 5 The <description> quilting block has been embroidered with cherry tree in full blossom in <colour>.
280 - 290 288 5 An elegant cherry tree, branches heavy with <colour> blossoms is embroidered on it.
172 154 6 A <colour> blob has been embroidered on it.
172 - 195 154 - 160 6 A rough outline of a grasshopper has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
172 154 6 A single grasshopper in <colour> thread is embroidered on it.
235 - 242 246 6 It has been creatively embroidered with a rather realistic grasshopper in <colour> thread.
195 - 242 160 - 246 6 It is embroidered with a <colour> grasshopper hiding among a few blades of grass.
280 - 290 288 6 It is embroidered with a <colour> grasshopper watching the world behind a few blades of grass.
172 - 195 154 - 160 7 It is embroidered with a fat ball with some kind of legs and a head in <colour> thread.
280 288 7 A somewhat confused-looking turtle (possibly swimming) is embroidered on the sampler in <colour> thread.
235 - 242 246 7 It is neatly embroidered with a swimming turtle in <colour> thread.
280 - 290 288 7 A mighty turtle has been carefully embroidered on the <item> in <colour>.
280 - 290 288 7 It is skillfully embroidered with a noble turtle, swimming powerfully, in <colour>.
172 - 242 154 - 246 8 It is embroidered with a coiled serpent in <colour> thread.
195 - 242 160 - 246 9 It is embroidered with a mess of <colour> thread... something with wings maybe.
172 - 242 154 - 246 9 Some kind of bird, possibly a chicken flapping its wings, has been clumsily embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
290 288 9 A rather fat and awkward crane has been embroidered on the <item> in <colour>.
290 288 9 It is neatly embroidered with a dancing crane in <colour>.
172 154 10 A misshapen conglomeration of <colour> thread has been knotted on the <description> quilting block.
172 - 242 154 - 246 10 It has been hastily embroidered with a squat, vaguely feline figure in <colour> thread.
172 - 235 154 - 246 11 A collection of twisted <colour> knots has been stitched together into some sort of embroidery on the <description> quilting block.
172 - 242 154 - 246 11 It bears a pretty horrendous embroidery of a fire-breathing snake in <colour>.
172 - 242 154 - 246 12 An image, more pupae than butterfly, has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.

Embroidery Patterns with Religious Themes

The cover of this book is printed with a pair of hands in prayer, a needle held between them.

Page Difficulty Number of threads Pattern
2 simple 1 Raindrops for Pishe
3 tricky 2 Clothing for Gapp
4 cross-stitch 2 Fluffy Bunny for Gufnork
5 easy 1 Maze for Sandelfon
6 complex 3 Party Hat for Hat
7 simple 2 Fishing Rod for Fish
8 tricky 2 Human Hearts for Sek


cr.ma.ne bonuses[1] cr.ar.de bonuses Page Result
170 154 2 It has been embroidered with a series of <colour> lumps of thread.
170 154 2 It has been embroidered in <colour> thread with what, in a good light, look a bit like raindrops.
170 - 195 154 - 160 2 It has been embroidered with some slightly wobbly raindrops in <colour> thread.
170 - 242 154 - 246 2 It is embroidered with a pattern of <colour> falling raindrops.
170 - 242 154 - 246 2 It has been deftly embroidered with <colour> falling raindrops.
233 - 242 246 2 It has been beautifully embroidered with a scattering of individual raindrops in <colour> thread.
229 243 2 It has been beautifully embroidered with a scattering of individual raindrops in <colour> thread, each glittering slightly as it catches the light.
229 - 233 243 - 246 3 Someone has made a complete mess of embroidering something on here in <colour> thread.
170 - 242 154 - 246 3 It has been poorly embroidered with what looks like some sort of <colour> garment.
170 154? 4 It has been embroidered with a big <colour> mess of thread.
170 - 195 154 - 160 4 It is not entirely clear what has been embroidered on it, but there are definitely ears involved. Big <colour> ones.
229 243 4 It has been embroidered with some sort of animal in <colour> thread.
229 243 4 It has been shakily embroidered with a <colour> rabbit pattern.
229 - 233 243 - 246 4 It has been embroidered with a <colour> fluffy bunny rabbit.
242 246 4 It is embroidered in neat cross-stitch with a very fluffy <colour> bunny rabbit.
170 - 195 154 - 160 5 It has been embroidered with the wobbly outline of a simple maze in <colour> thread.
170 - 195 154 - 160 5 It has been embroidered with a simple maze pattern in <colour> thread.
170 154? 5 Someone has embroidered it with a simple <colour> maze, but it looks like they forgot to put in any exits! How careless.
195 - 242 160 - 246 5 It has been embroidered with an intricate trapezium-shaped maze pattern in <colour> thread.
242 246 5 An intricate trapezium-shaped maze has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
170 - 242 154 - 246 6 It is embroidered, in <colour> thread, with something circular with a lump on top.
170 154 7 It is embroidered with a small <colour> fishing rod, although it probably shouldn't be bent in quite that fashion.
170 - 195 154 - 160 7 A slightly wavy and indistinct fishing rod in <colour> thread has been embroidered on it.
170 154 7 It is embroidered with a small <colour> fishing rod.
195 - 242 160 - 246 7 It is embroidered with a whole <colour> fishing rod; hook, line and sinker.
229 - 242 243 - 246 7 A modern wind-up fishing rod has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread, a tiddler struggling on the end.
170 - 242 154 - 246 8 It's not clear what's been embroidered on here, but it looks like a lot of <colour> blood is involved.

Floral patterns for the advanced artist

Page Difficulty Number of threads Pattern
2 n/a 3 A Lancrastian acorn pattern
3 cross stitch 3 A Quirmian rose pattern
4 cross stitch 2 A Quirmian fleur-de-lis pattern
5 n/a 4 A blossoming rose pattern
6 n/a 3 A traditional poinsettia design
7 n/a 3 A Quirmian tulip pattern
8 n/a 4 A rose and berries design
9 n/a 4 A swirling camellias pattern
10 n/a 4 Autumn florals of Skund Forest
11 very complicated 4 A lovely iris flower design
12 very complicated 4 A traditional flower basket design
cr.ma.ne bonuses cr.ar.de bonuses Page Result
170 - 171 154 2 An asymmetric acorn has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
170 154 2 It is embroidered with a simplistic acorn in <colour>.
171 154 2 It is embroidered with an acorn in <colour> thread.
171 - 242 154 - 246 2 It has been deftly embroidered with an acorn flanked by oak leaves in <colour> thread.
233 - 242 246 2 An acorn flanked by a border of <colour> oak leaves has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block.
171 - 195 154 - 160 3 A lopsided vegetable of some kind is embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 3 A lopsided flower of some sort has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 3 It has been deftly embroidered with a pleasant Quirmian rose pattern in <colour> thread.
171 - 195 154 - 160 4 A lopsided Quirmian fleur-de-lis is clumsily embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 4 It is embroidered with a simplistic Quirmian fleur-de-lis in <colour>.
233 - 242 246 4 It is embroidered with a Quirmian fleur-de-lis in <colour> thread.
171 - 195 154 - 160 5 A misshapen rose is embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 5 A somewhat clumsy rose has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 - 242 246 5 It is embroidered with a simple rose in <colour>.
233 246 5 It is embroidered with a blossoming rose in <colour> thread.
171 154 6 Some kind of roughly circular mess has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
171 - 195 154 - 160 6 Some kind of lopsided flower is embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 6 A simple, lopsided poinsettia has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
242 246 6 It is embroidered with a simple poinsettia flower in <colour>.
233 246 6 It has been deftly embroidered with a lovely poinsettia in bloom, in <colour> thread.
171 154 7 Something vaguely resembling a flower of some sort has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
171 - 195 154 - 160 7 Some sort of chunky flower is embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 7 A lopsided Quirmian tulip has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 - 242 246 7 It is embroidered with a plain Quirmian tulip in <colour>.
233 - 242 246 7 It is embroidered with a Quirmian tulip pattern in <colour> thread.
242 246 7 It has been deftly embroidered with a pleasant Quirmian tulip pattern in fuchsia thread.
290 288 7 A <colour> lovely Quirmian tulip pattern has been embroidered on the <item>.
171 - 242 154 - 246 8 A lopsided flower bordered by dots and wiggles is embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
290 288 8 A simple rose bordered by dots and wiggles has been embroidered on the <item> in <colour>.
171 - 242 154 - 246 9 A lopsided flower is embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
171 - 242 154 - 246 10 Random bits of <colour> thread have been embroidered on it.
171 - 242 154 - 246 10 Some random weeds are embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
171 - 242 154 - 246 11 Some kind of lopsided urn is embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
171 - 195 154 - 160 12 A badly misshapen flower and some random stitches have been embroidered on it in <colour>.
171 - 242 154 - 246 12 Some kind of square and a lopsided flower are embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.

An introduction to patchwork quilting

Page Difficulty Number of threads
6 n/a 3
7 n/a 3
cr.ma.ne bonus cr.ar.de bonus Page Result
195 - 242 160 - 246 6 A distorted tree is embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
171 - 242 154 - 246 7 A rather unattractive blob of <colour> has been embroidered on it.

A Lancrastian Quilt

Page Difficulty Number of threads
3 moderate 3
4 difficult 3
5 easy 2
cr.ma.ne bonus cr.ar.de bonus Page Result
195 160 3 An ugly mess of <colour> thread has been embroidered on it.
173 - 195 154 - 160 3 A messy outline of a violet has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
242 246 3 It is embroidered with a single Lancrastian violet in <colour>.
242 246 3 A wilted violet has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
282 273 3 A decorative ring of Lancrastian violets has been beautifully embroidered on it in <colour>.
282 273 3 A small bunch of Lancrastian violets embroidered in <colour> decorates the <description> quilting block.
282 273 4 A mess of <colour> has been embroidered on it.
173 - 279 154 - 281 4 A rather unattractive blob of <colour> has been embroidered on it.
282 273 4 It is embroidered with a stick figure in <colour>.
173 154 5 It is embroidered with a bushy stick in <colour>.
173 - 216 154 - 212 5 An outline of a broomstick has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
173 - 216 154 - 212 5 A broomstick has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
173 - 242 154 - 246 5 A <colour> witch's broomstick has been neatly embroidered on it.
173 - 242 154 - 246 5 A broomstick with a neat bundle of bushy bristles has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
192 - 282 206 - 273 5 A witch's broomstick, with a sturdy handle and a bundle of bushy bristles, is embroidered on the <description> in <colour>.

Scenes and Symbols of Ankh-Morpork

The front cover of this book of embroidery patterns is printed with a scene of Ankh-Morpork. In the background is the famous Mended Drum, the troll splatter stands out front threading a needle with his huge hands. In the foreground several citizens, including a thief, an assassin and a priest, seem to be embroidering happily.

Page Difficulty Number of threads Pattern
1 simple 2 Head of Cabbage
2 n/a 2 AM Daily
3 easy 3 Sausage in a Bun
4 intermediate 3 Tower of Art
5 expert 4 Ankh-Morpork Coat of Arms


cr.ma.ne bonuses cr.ar.de bonuses Page Result
170 154 1 Something, probably a cabbage but possibly a shrunken head, has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
170 - 242 154 - 246 1 A lopsided circle resembling a cabbage has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour> thread.
170 154 1 It has been embroidered with a cabbage in <colour>.
195 - 242 160 - 246 1 It is decorated with a well-stitched pair of leafy-looking cabbages in <colour> thread.
170 - 233 154 - 246 1 It has been adorned with a fine-looking head of cabbage in <colour> thread.
170 154 2 It has been roughly embroidered with a rolled up newspaper in <colour> thread.
170 - 195 154 - 160 2 It has been embroidered with what is probably supposed to be a copy of the AM Daily, in <colour> thread.
170 - 195 154 - 160 2 It is embroidered with a small representation of a copy of the AM Daily in <colour> thread.
170 - 242 154 - 246 2 On it is a beautiful representation of a copy of the AM Daily, embroidered in <colour>.
242 246 2 On it, in beautiful <colour> embroidery, is a representation of a copy of the AM Daily.
170 - 242 154 - 246 3 Something vaguely resembling one of C.M.O.T Dibbler's sausages in a bun has been stitched on it in <colour> thread.
170 154 3 What seems to be a sausage in a bun has been sloppily embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
170 154 3 A sausage in a bun has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
195 - 242 160 - 246 3 Embroidered on it in <colour> thread is what appears to be a sausage in a bun, strangely enough.
195 - 233 160 - 246 3 It is adorned with a quite nicely stitched depiction of one of C.M.O.T Dibbler's sausages in a bun in <colour> thread.
195 160 4 It is embroidered with <colour> thread but the pattern, if any, is indecipherable.
170 - 195 154 - 160 4 It is embroidered with two straight lines in <colour>.
242 246 4 A wonky-looking tower has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour> thread.
233 - 242 246 4 It has been embroidered with the outline of Ankh-Morpork's Tower of Art in <colour> thread.
290 288 4 Neatly embroidered on the <item> in <colour> thread is a depiction of the Tower of Art.
170 154 5 It has been embroidered with a few knots of <colour> thread.
170 - 242 154 - 246 5 Some wonky shapes have been embroidered on it in <colour>.

Scenes of Genua

The front cover of this embroidery pattern book is a depiction of the Diamond City of Genua. A pair of mouse footmen stand to either side, one threading a needle, the other embroidering a design onto a jacket pocket.

Page Difficulty Number of threads Pattern
1 simple 2 Tacticus Academy
2 intermediate 3 Duchess Saturday's Musketeers mansion house
3 advanced 3 Genua Palace
4 expert 4 Genua's Swamplands
cr.ma.ne bonuses[2] cr.ar.de bonuses Page Result
171 154 1 <Colour> thread has been used to embroider a building of some sort on it. It's unlikely that "wobbly-looking building" was the intended result.
171 - 195 154 - 160 1 The <description> quilting block has been amateurishly embroidered with what appears to be a large building behind a tall wall with a gate. It is stitched in <colour> thread.
171 154 1 Slightly wonky embroidery in <colour> thread depicts a posh and distinctly educational-looking building on the <description> quilting block.
195 - 242 160 - 246 1 The <description> silk quilting block has been embroidered with a nicely detailed image of the Tacticus Academy, picked out grandly in <colour> thread.
233 246 1 Upon it, in <colour> thread, is a magnificent-looking building; the Tacticus Academy. The building and its outer wall and gate have been stitched with considerable skill.
171 - 195 154 - 160 2 The <description> quilting block has been defaced by someone with access to a needle, <colour> thread, and no proficiency in embroidery.
171 - 195 154 - 160 2 What appears to be a building of some kind has been incompetently stitched onto it in <colour> thread.
233 - 242 246 2 The <description> quilting block has been shoddily embroidered with a large building, possibly a mansion, which has something sticking up from its roof. The design has been picked out in <colour> thread.
233 - 237 246 2 <Colour> embroidery on the <description> quilting block depicts a building with what appears to be a bell tower on top and a few vaguely bush-like shapes out front.
237 246 2 The <description> quilting block has been adorned with a simple but recognisable image of the Duchess Saturday's Musketeers mansion house in <colour> thread.
195 - 233 160 - 246 3 The <description> quilting block has been "decorated" with randomly stitched <colour> threads - it's enough to make an Igor wince.
171 - 242 154 - 246 3 A few jagged-looking shapes have been stitched, badly, onto the <description> quilting block in <colour> thread.
171 - 242 154 - 246 4 <Colour> thread has been stitched all over it in wobbly lines.

A small gilt-edged book (wildflower motifs)

Page Difficulty Number of threads Pattern
2 moderate 3 Daisies
3 moderate 3 Dandelions
4 moderate 3 Poppies
5 moderate 4 Bulrushes & Irises
6 experienced 3 Snowdrops
7 experienced 3 Forget-Me-Nots
8 experienced 3 Clover Leaves & flowers
9 experienced 4 Daffodils
10 expert 4 Honeysuckle
11 expert 4 Foxgloves
12 expert 4 Speedwell
13 expert 4 Wild Roses
cr.ma.ne bonus cr.ar.de bonus Page Result
171 154 2 The <colour> embroidery on it bears quite a strong resemblance to the cobbles outside an all-night Klatchian takeaway.
0 - 199 0 - 160 2 The surface has been "decorated" with some roundish <colour> blobs.
233 246 2 A few <colour> circles have been embroidered seemingly at random on it.
233 246 2 The <colour> daisies embroidered across its surface have a certain naive charm, though the stitching is awkward.
233 - 243 246 2 It has been neatly embroidered with a scattering of <colour> daisies.
290 288 2 A repeating motif of stylised daisies, done in <colour> thread, covers the surface.
0 - 195 0 - 160 3 The surface has been "decorated" with some asymmetrical spiky <colour> blobs.
243 246 3 A few spiky <colour> circles have been embroidered seemingly at random on it.
233 246 3 A simple, naive repeating pattern of <colour> dandelions has been embroidered across its surface.
233 246 3 It has been neatly embroidered with a scattering of <colour> dandelions across its surface.
290 288 3 A repeating motif of stylised dandelion flowers, done in <colour> thread, covers the surface.
0 - 243 0 - 246 4 It has been neatly embroidered with a scattering of <colour> poppies in full bloom.
171 - 195 154 - 160 5 The surface has been "decorated" with some long thin <colour> blobs.
233 - 243 246 5 A simple, naive pattern of <colour> bulrushes and iris flowers has been embroidered across its surface.
243 246 5 A repeating motif of bulrush heads and iris flowers, done in <colour> thread, covers the surface.
233 246 5 It has been neatly embroidered with a scattering of bulrushes and irises in <colour> thread.
171 - 243 154 - 246 6 The surface has been "decorated" with some long wiggly <colour> blobs.
171 - 243 154 - 246 7 The surface has been "decorated" with a collection of small <colour> speckles.
171 - 243 154 - 246 8 The surface has been "decorated" with some triangular <colour> blobs.
171 - 243 154 - 246 9 The surface has been "decorated" with a row of elongated <colour> blobs.
233 246 10 The <colour> embroidery on it might be some sort of flowering vine in a bad light, if you squint and possibly hold it upside-down or look in some other direction entirely. On the other hand, it's equally likely to be an anchor chain or Kess of Sek's barbed-wire underwear.
171 - 243 154 - 246 10 The surface has been "decorated" with a string of <colour> blobs.
243 246 11 The <colour> embroidery on it might be some sort of flower spike in a bad light, if you squint and possibly hold it upside-down or look in some other direction entirely. On the other hand, it's equally likely to be a church bell or the Soul Cake Tuesday duck.
171 - 243 154 - 246 11 The surface has been "decorated" with a group of bell-shaped <colour> blobs.
171 - 243 154 - 246 12 The surface has been "decorated" with a collection of small <colour> speckles.
171 - 243 154 - 246 13 The surface has been "decorated" with a string of <colour> blobs.

Traditional mottos and patterns for tapestries for the advanced embroiderer

This is a book of traditional embroidery patterns. On the front is a picture of a beautiful embroidery of a straw basket filled with assorted garden flowers, and below, a message written in ornate, old-fashioned letters.

Page Difficulty Number of threads Patterns
2 n/a 3 Black-capped Chickadees and Foliage
3 n/a 3 Blackberries and Foliage
4 n/a 4 Ivy Leaves
5 n/a 4 Little Cottage
6 n/a 3 Ivy Leaves and Sparrows
7 n/a 4 Warblers and Ivy
8 n/a 4 Cheerful Cockerel
9 n/a 3 Early Bird Getting the Worm
10 n/a 3 Wild Forest Flower Love Heart
11 n/a 4 Spice Jars
12 very complicated 3 Two Lovers Holding Hands
13 very complicated 4 Kitten in a Tree
cr.ma.ne bonus cr.ar.de bonus Pattern Result
195 160 2 What looks like a dead bird has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
171 - 195 154 - 160 2 Two birds and some splotches have been embroidered on the golden-yellow cotton quilting block in <colour>.
233 - 237 246 2 It is embroidered with two birds surrounded by foliage in <colour>.
233 246 2 Two birds and some foliage have been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
242 246 2 It is embroidered with two chickadees surrounded by foliage in <colour> thread.
233 - 242 246 2 It has been deftly embroidered with two black-capped chickadees surrounded by foliage in <colour> thread.
171 154 3 A number of weird little splotches have been embroidered on it in <colour>.
171 - 195 154 - 160 3 Small circles of a sort are embroidered on the golden-yellow cotton quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 3 It is embroidered with berries and foliage of a sort in <colour>.
233 - 242 246 3 It is embroidered with blackberries and foliage in <colour> thread.
233 246 3 It has been deftly embroidered with pretty blackberries and foliage in <colour> thread.
171 - 195 154 - 160 4 A lopsided leaf of some kind is embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 4 Some leaves have been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 4 It is embroidered with a few ivy leaves in <colour>.
233 - 242 246 4 It is embroidered with a pattern of ivy leaves in <colour> thread.
233 - 242 246 4 It has been deftly embroidered with a wreath of creeping ivy leaves in <colour> thread.
171 - 233 154 - 246 5 A triangle on a square has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 - 242 246 5 A <colour> cottage has been embroidered on it.
233 246 5 It is embroidered with a rickety-looking cottage in <colour>.
242 246 5 It is embroidered with a little cottage in <colour> thread.
171 - 195 154 - 160 6 Two dead birds and some scrawls have been embroidered on it in <colour>.
171 - 195 154 - 160 6 Two sickly chickens and some weeds are embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 6 It is embroidered with two birds surrounded by leaves in <colour>.
233 246 6 Two fat chickens and some foliage have been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 6 It is embroidered with two sparrows surrounded by ivy leaves in <colour> thread.
242 246 6 It has been deftly embroidered with two playful sparrows surrounded by ivy leaves in <colour> thread.
171 - 195 154 - 160 7 Some birds and some odd triangles are embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 7 Some birds and some leaves have been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 7 It is embroidered with small birds flanked by ivy leaves in <colour>.
233 246 7 It is embroidered with two warblers flanked by ivy leaves in <colour> thread.
242 246 7 It has been deftly embroidered with two playful warblers flanked by ivy leaves in <colour> thread.
171 - 195 154 - 160 8 A lopsided bird of a sort is embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 8 Some kind of bird has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 8 It is embroidered with a cockerel in <colour>.
233 - 242 246 8 It is embroidered with a cockerel greeting the rising sun in <colour> thread.
171 - 242 154 - 246 9 A mess of <colour> knots have been embroidered on it.
171 - 242 154 - 246 9 A distorted outline of a bird is embroidered on it in <colour>.
171 - 242 154 - 246 10 A few threads of <colour> have been embroidered on it seemingly at random.
171 - 233 154 - 246 11 Some small splotches of colour have been embroidered on it in <colour>.
0 - 242 0 - 246 11 Some small jars are embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 12 Two people so horribly disfigured that the needleworker should face charges have been embroidered on it in <colour>.
171 - 242 154 - 246 12 Two horribly disfigured people are embroidered on the indigo silk quilting block in <colour>.
171 154 13 A dead cat has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
171 - 242 154 - 246 13 A skinny cat is embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.

Loose patterns

Page Difficulty Number of threads
bear n/a 3
black widow expert 3
bordered initials[3] n/a 2
cat difficult 3
cobra expert 3
crocodile difficult 3
crown easy 2
dancing camel difficult 3
fairy difficult 3
frog n/a 3
Hogfather difficult 3
lion n/a 3
mushroom easy 2
octopus difficult 4
pig n/a 3
raven expert 3
rose n/a 3
scorpion expert 3
seashell cross-stitch 2
shark difficult 3
skull and crossbones difficult n/a (effectively 2)
snowflake easy 2
tree frog expert 3
viper expert 3
witch difficult 3
wizard difficult 3


cr.ma.ne bonus cr.ar.de bonus Pattern Result
195 160 bear A mess of <colour> knots is embroidered on it.
170 - 195 154 - 160 bear A <colour> blotch with legs has been broadly stitched into the <description> quilting block.
233 246 bear A bear, with legs that are too long for its body, is embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour> thread.
243 246 bear A <colour> foraging bear has been embroidered onto the <description> quilting block.
233 246 bear It is adorned with embroidery of a <colour> slumbering bear.
290 288 bear It is embroidered with a snarling bear in <colour>.
290 288 bear A superb embroidery of a towering <colour> bear decorates the <item>.
171 154 black widow Some kind of odd, circular creature clings to the <description> quilting block, embroidered in wobbly, <colour> stitches by someone who is either an amateur or an unrecognised genius. Maybe it is a bunny rabbit that is missing its ears; or a legless spider, or maybe it's a beach ball.
171 - 243 154 - 246 black widow A naively simplistic spider of some kind has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in insecure, <colour> stitches.
171 154 bordered initials It has been embroidered with a messy, knotted sprawl of <colour> thread, which might perhaps have been intended to form someone's initials. However, it probably doesn't belong to JvxcsZ.
170 - 195 154 - 160 bordered initials Something that looks a bit like the initials "<initials>", with some imagination and possibly a father's love, has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour> thread.
233 246 bordered initials It has been embroidered, with slightly wobbly and irregular stitches, with the initials "<initials>" in <colour> thread.
233 246 bordered initials It has been neatly embroidered with the initials "<initials>" in <colour>.
170 - 243 154 - 246 cat A four legged, cat-like creature has been messily embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour> thread.
170 - 233 154 - 246 cat An oddly deformed <colour> cat is messily embroidered on it.
171 - 243 154 - 246 cobra A naively simplistic snake of some kind has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in uneven <colour> stitches.
170 - 243 154 - 246 crocodile A deformed <colour> crocodile is messily embroidered on it.
286 288 crocodile It has been messily embroidered with a sleeping crocodile in <colour> thread.
290 288 crocodile A rather crooked-looking crocodile is embroidered on the <item> in <colour> thread.
290 288 crocodile It is embroidered with a little crocodile in <colour> thread.
170 154 crown An uneven <colour> crown has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block.
170 - 195 154 - 160 crown An outline of a crown is embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
170 154 crown A <colour> crown has been embroidered on it.
195 - 243 160 - 246 crown It has been deftly embroidered with a <colour> pointed crown.
195 - 243 160 - 246 crown It bears embroidery of an elaborate crown in <colour> thread.
170 - 243 154 - 246 dancing camel A deformed <colour> drunken-looking camel is messily embroidered on it.
286 288 dancing camel A four legged, two humped, grumpy looking creature has been messily embroidered on the <item> in <colour> thread.
290 288 dancing camel A rather crooked-looking camel balancing on its hind legs is embroidered on the <item> in <colour> thread.
291 288 dancing camel It is embroidered with a little dancing camel in <colour> thread.
233 246 fairy A messy knot of <colour> thread is embroidered on it.
282 273 fairy A messy outline of a fairy has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
170 - 242 154 - 246 fairy A stick figure has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
291 288 fairy A simple fairy has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
291 288 fairy It is embroidered with a dainty fairy in <colour>.
170 - 195 154 - 160 frog A fat toad has been messily embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
233 246 frog An ugly frog has been messily embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
233 246 frog It has been embroidered in <colour> thread with a frog.
243 246 frog A hopping frog has been embroidered on it in cyan.
291 288 frog It is embroidered with a dainty fairy in <colour>.
170 - 243 154 - 246 Hogfather A stick figure has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
170 154 lion It has been roughly adorned with the vague outline of a feline form in <colour> thread.
170 - 195 154 - 160 lion A deformed <colour> cat is messily embroidered on it.
233 246 lion An unattractive cat shape has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour> thread.
243 246 lion It has been messily embroidered with a sleeping lion in cyan thread.
253 268 lion A <colour 1>, <colour 2> and <colour 3> roaring lion, with full mane has been deftly embroidered onto the <item>
253 268 lion It has been embroidered in <colour 1>, <colour 2> and <colour 3> with the profile of a walking lion.
253 268 lion It is decorated with a slumbering lion embroidered in <colour 1>, <colour 2> and <colour 3> thread.
170 - 243 154 mushroom It has been messily embroidered with a small mushroom in <colour> thread.
170 154 mushroom It has been embroidered with a wobbly outline of a mushroom in <colour> thread.
170 - 195 154 - 160 mushroom A single oyster mushroom has been embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
170 - 243 154 - 246 mushroom A cluster of <colour> button mushrooms is embroidered on it.
233 246 mushroom It is embroidered in great detail with broad capped mushroom in <colour>.
219 - 244 176 - 246 mushroom It is embroidered with a mysterious fairy ring of <colour> mushrooms.
235 246 octopus A horrible tangle of <colour> threads has been embroidered on it.
171 - 282 154 - 273 octopus A lopsided octopus, with uneven tentacles, has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
170 - 195 154 - 160 pig A <colour> blob has been embroidered on it.
170 - 195 154 - 160 pig A deformed pig has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in a mess of <colour> thread.
233 246 pig An ugly and hairy pig has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
233 246 pig A <colour> pig is embroidered on it.
233 246 pig It has been deftly embroidered with a pig in <colour> thread.
239 - 243 246 pig It has been embroidered with a fat <colour> pig.
171 - 233 154 - 246 raven A naively simplistic bird of some kind has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in insecure messy <colour> stitches.
102 - 195 154 rose A mess of <colour> stitches mar the <description> quilting block.
170 - 195 154 rose It is embroidered with a chaotic collection of <colour> stitches.
233 246 rose A rose is embroidered on it with crooked <colour> stitches.
243 246 rose It has an unattractive rose embroidered on it.
233 246 rose It is embroidered with a single rose stitched in <colour> thread.
243 246 rose A beautiful rose created from <colour> thread has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block.
171 - 233 154 - 246 scorpion A naively simplistic bug of some kind has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in messy <colour> stitches.
172 - 195 154 - 160 seashell A few knots of <colour> thread have been embroidered on the <description> quilting block.
172 154 seashell A messy knot of <colour> thread is embroidered on it.
236 246 seashell A single seashell has been embroidered on it in <colour>.
242 - 243 246 seashell It is embroidered with a dainty seashell pattern in <colour> thread.
233-282 273 seashell <Colour> seashells, embroidered in neat cross-stitch, decorate the <description> quilting block.
170 - 243 154 - 246 shark It is embroidered with a leaping shark in <colour> thread.
170 - 195 154 - 160 skull and crossbones A few knots of <colour> thread have been embroidered on the <description> quilting block.
233 - 243 246 skull and crossbones A skull and crossbones has been messily embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
233 246 skull and crossbones It is embroidered with a skull and crossbones in <colour> thread.
233 - 242 246 skull and crossbones A <colour> skull and crossbones decorates the <description> quilting block in neat embroidery.
170 154 snowflake A few snowflakes have been messily embroidered on it in <colour> thread.
208-229 175-243 snowflake A simple pattern of embroidered snowflakes decorates the <description> quilting block in <colour>.
170 - 243 154 - 243 snowflake It has been embroidered in neat cross-stitch with a row of <colour> snowflakes.
170 - 233 154 - 246 snowflake It is embroidered with a dainty snowflake pattern in <colour> thread.
233 - 243 246 snowflake A row of delicate <colour> snowflakes has been embroidered on it in neat cross-stitch.
171 154 tree frog Some kind of odd, flattened creature has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in wobbly <colour> stitches. Maybe it is the frog that met the fast cart, or it could be an artistic representation of a very pregnant sheep.
171 - 233 154 - 246 tree frog A naively simplistic frog of some kind has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in insecure <colour> stitches.
233 246 viper Some sort of swirly creature wiggles its way around, embroidered on the <description> quilting block in wobbly <colour> stitches. Maybe it's an elaborate squiggle or perhaps it is a legless salamander.
171 - 233 154 - 246 viper A naively simplistic snake of some kind has been embroidered on the <description> quilting block in messy <colour> stitches.
171 154 witch A messy knot of <colour> thread is embroidered on it.
171 - 233 154 - 246 witch A few knots of <colour> thread have been embroidered on the <description> quilting block.
233 246 wizard A messy knot of <colour> thread is embroidered on it.
170 - 243 154 - 246 wizard A few knots of <colour> thread have been embroidered on the <description> quilting block.

Text

You can embroider something with one message of up to sixty characters. This doesn't prevent you from embroidering a pattern on it, as well.

cr.ma.ne bonus cr.ar.ca bonus Result Adverb when embroidering[4]
195 172 messily embroidered characters hastily
195 172 crookedly embroidered characters hastily
195 172 wobbly embroidered characters hastily
195 172 evenly embroidered characters carefully
195 172 neatly embroidered characters carefully
195 172 elegantly embroidered characters carefully

Footnotes

  1. Range of needlework bonuses the result has been achieved with.
  2. Range of needlework bonuses the result has been achieved with.
  3. Before first use initials need to be sketched onto the pattern. Subsequent initials result in the previous lot being erased (currently buggy).
  4. As in, "You <adverb> start to embroider something on..."