Trend Alert: Watercolour Cross Stitch

Watercoloiur Cross Stitch
Watercolour moodboard from Write on Trend

Watercolour is trending! This dreamy effect is big in everything from cushions to wallpaper. Here at Sew and So we’re so smitten with this trend that we want to show you how you can achieve it in needlework, with our top 10 watercolour cross stitch kits.

We have a huge range of floral cross stitch kits but we’ve selected these designs for the watercolour quality they convey, which is spot on the current trend. Which is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below.

1. Flower Watercolour Cross Stitch Kit
I love how the flower stems seem to drip down the canvas in this pretty wildflower study.



2. Pink Bliss Cross Stitch Kit
These blooming roses are truly dreamy and also overwhelmingly calming with their soft hues.



3. Fuchsia in Watercolour Cross Stitch Kit
These delicate fuchsias are so pretty. When I was little I used to call these “ballerina flowers” and play with them like little dolls.

Fuchsia in Watercolour Cross Stitch Kit


4. Mallows Watercolour Cross Stitch Kit
From an original watercolour painting by Bee Morrison, these wildflowers in a vase make a delightful cross stitch picture.



5. Inflorences of Hydranger Cross Stitch Kit
This beautiful hortensia design is a real showstopper. That purple is just so vibrant!

watercolour cross stitch

6. Irises Cross Stitch Kit
Bee Morrison’s artwork has been exquisitely translated into cross stitch in this iris study.

Irises Watercolour Cross Stitch Kit


7. Poppies Watercolour Cross Stitch Kit
Poppies for remembrance in this unforgettable design from Derwentwater.

Poppies Watercolour Cross Stitch Kit


8.  Anemones de Caen Cross Stitch Kit
The simple beauty of this arrangement is utterly charming. You can almost smell them!



9. Hortensia Cross Stitch Kit
Who could fail to love the movement and energy in this pretty hydrangea arrangement?



10. Irises Cross Stitch Kit
This Dutch design captures the delicate beauty of the iris in full bloom.

watercolour cross stitch

We hope our selection has inspired you to create your own watercolour masterpiece in thread. If you have stitched any of these designs, we’d love to see it – head over to our Facebook page or tag us on Instagram.

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Ame Verso is the daughter of legendary cross stitch designer Jo Verso and has been cross stitching since the age of 10. She also sews and crochets and is the face of the SewandSo YouTube channel.