Customize our Stitch a Job pattern for your loved ones

Our Stitch a Job series patterns are often made as unique gift for loved ones. The series contains 100+ different patterns, from pilots to gardeners and cat lovers. So there is always one for your loved one.

The standard version of each pattern includes the job title, but you can easily make it more personal by adding the name of the person or a fitting quote. Scroll down to see the full alphabet pattern and fitting quotes to customize your pattern.

Want us to do it for you? You can purchase a custom cross stitch kit here.

See the full collection of Stitch a Job patterns here

Our DIY kits contain sufficient black floss to add the below samples to your piece.

Customize our stitch a job pattern

Add a name under your pattern

Make your stitch a job pattern extra personal by adding the name of your loved one with this mini alphabet pattern. Customize your design following these steps:

  • Take a sheet of graph paper.
  • Use the mini alphabet letters and write the name of your loved one on the graph paper sheet.
  • Add 1 empty grid cel in between each letter. Add 3 empty grid cels in between seperate words or rows.
  • Mark the centre of the name. You can find the center by counting how many cels you used for the name and then
  • Match the centre of the name with the centre of your cross stitch pattern indicated with the arrows.
  • To keep balance with your pattern, do not add too much text. We recommend to add a maximum of 42 x 15 grid cels.
  • Stitch the letters with 2 threads of embroidery floss. It’s easier to make the letters with a needle with a sharp end.
Studio Koekoek mini cross stitch alphabet
Studio Koekoek mini cross stitch sample
Studio Koekoek mini cross stitch alphabet

Quotes to include under your cross stitched people

You can also customize your cross stitch work with a quote that totally fits the displayed person. Add the quote under your cross stitched people. Ensure you line the quote in the middle of your cross stitch project. In your stitch a job pattern you will see arrows indicating the centre. Line this up with the red blocks given in these quote samples.

Of course you can also add your own quote to the pattern. Ensure that the quote is not too long otherwise it will be out of proportion with your pattern. Your quote should be able to fit in a grid of max 42 x 15 blocks.

Studio Koekoek mini cross stitch alphabet

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