Cross-stitch & Needlework Pattern Generator

Cross-stitch & Needlework Pattern Generator

Find more than 20 of the best cross-stitch and needlework pattern maker applications all in one place.  Convert your own photos to a needlework pattern!

Have you ever wanted to create your own cross-stitch or needlepoint patterns?  Make your own cross-stitch or needlework patterns with these pattern maker applications and web sites.    

Below are many links to cross stitch and needlework pattern generators. These applications or web sites will help you create cross stitch or needlework patterns from photos, phrases, sayings, poems, or images. Don't miss our Alphabet or Text Generators to make patterns from text typed into the computer.  These are very handy for the personalization of crafts.

Whether you want to create your own needlework design or you want to create a pattern from a photo, you will find some online and downloadable generators here. Some downloadable applications work on an iPhone or iPad.

Design your own patterns for knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, or needlepoint.  Take a favorite photo of your pet and turn it into a pattern for cross stitch or needlework. Create a favorite phrase or saying to stitch.  The possibilities are endless!

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Alphabet - Online Text Generator

Make your own cross-stitch or backstitch pattern with this online cross-stitch text generator tool. Enter your own text and this tool will chart the design. Quick and easy! StitchPoint

Alphabet - Online Text Generator

Create your own patterns of words, sayings, poems, alphabets, etc. You can choose from several different sizes and styles of alphabets.

There are options for sizes, fonts, width, height and color.

Craft Design Online

Pattern Grid helps you create designs for crafts such as cross stitch, tapestry, beading, rug making, weaving and knitting.

This is an online application which is easy to use to create your own cross stitch patterns.
Craft Design Online

Cross Stitch Embroidery

Cross Stitch Embroidery

Create your own cross stitch patterns from any picture with Cross Stitch Embroidery. PATTERN DESIGN IN A FEW STEPS: - upload an image from your device - change the pixels dimension - adjust the number of colors you want to use - choose a canvas and a threads manufacturer - save a pattern in PDF... Affiliate Link to Apple (iTunes)

Cross Stitch Maker

Cross Stitch Maker

Draw realistic embroidery for free eCards and more! This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad. Affiliate Link to Apple (iTunes)

Cross Stitch Studio 2.3.6

Cross stitch design for everyone. Free to try!

Cross-Stitch World

Cross-Stitch World

Enjoy doing Cross-Stitch patterns on your Tablet or Mobile device without threading a needle or risking a pricked finger! Cross-Stitch World comes with over a thousand beautiful patterns to work on, just select the right color thread and click to place stitches - it's simple! Featuring incredibly... Affiliate Link to Apple (iTunes)


A free and open source program for creating cross stitch patterns from images

Free Pattern Wizard

The Pattern Wizard will create Beading, Crochet, Cross Stitch, and Knitting patterns! Free Pattern Wizard

MacStitch for the Mac and WinStitch for PC

This cross stitch software is used to design your own cross stitch, tapestry, bargello, or knitting designs. You can use clip art , digital photos, or scanned photographs to convert into cross stitch patterns. We supply software for PC - Windows 95 all the way to Windows 7. URSA Software

Pattern Creator

Covert a photo into a stitch pattern.

Pattern Maker Cross Stitch Software - Version 4.o

Pattern Maker Cross Stitch Software - Version 4.o

Pattern Maker for cross stitch is a Windows program that allows you to create and edit cross-stitch patterns. With this program you can see your patterns 'come to life' on the computer screen before you make the first real stitch. by Hobbyware

Photo Conversion

It's easy and free to convert any photo, sketch, drawing, or other image into a cross stitch pattern. Photo cross stitches make fun projects. My Photo Stitch


Stitch a photo - Cross stitch charts from your own pictures - Free! Pic2Pat

Picture Craftwork

At Picture Craftwork you can convert your own photos/pictures to a crossstitch chart. Picture Craftwork

Pixel Stitch

With this free tool, you can convert a picture into a cross stitch embroidery pattern. Pixel Stitch

PM Stitch Creator 3

Load image file, scan photo, or download pictures from digital camera. Program will automatically convert them to a stitch pattern designed for a specified floss brand, cloth and stitch type. Try for free for limited time!

Stitch Designer AM 2.7

Create your own individual cross stitch designs with this new, easy-to-use program. Turn your pictures or graphics into beautiful cross stitch patterns or create your own from scratch. Free to try!

Stitch Fiddle

Get inspired, start designing your own knit, crochet and cross stitch patterns, and create your own unique creations. This is a free online chart designer. Stitch Fiddle

Stitched—Cross-stitch Patterns

Stitched—Cross-stitch Patterns

Use this specially created app to create patterns out of photos for cross stitching. Stitched generates cross-stitch patterns using images from the Photo Library. Stitched allows for fine tuning of patterns. Filter the source source image, change the stitch size and thickness, select particular... iTune

StitchSketch (Full Version)

StitchSketch (Full Version)

Design your own chart for your craft project! StitchSketch was developed by a creator of the popular software program "KG-Chart for Cross Stitch". This mobile version utilizes intuitive "touch" user interface of mobile devices. Affiliate Link to Apple (iTunes)

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