Top 20 Modern Cross Stitch Kit gift ideas from Studio Koekoek picked by cross stitchers

Are you looking for a Modern cross stitch kit gift ideas for a birthday or Christmas gift? Not sure what a modern cross stitcher might like to receive? We asked our newsletter readers which cross stich kit from our collection they love to get. And now we happily share the top 20 most wanted cross stitch kits with you.

We also randomly picked Eva Paardekoper as the winner of her favourite cross stitch kit. Her favourite was the Cross Stitch Kit with the Map of the World. If you like to know about upcoming give aways or discounts, sign up for our newsletter here.

You may also like to read this blog with 12 tools & supplies gift ideas for cross stitchers

Top 20 cross stitch kit gifts ideas every cross stitcher wants to receive
Monstera Cross Stitch Kit

1. Monstera Cross Stitch Kit

This extra large cross stich design is made to fit in a 45 cm hoop. That`s big! It makes a stunning eye-catcher for your home and provides instant tropical feeling. The Monstera is stiched on linen evenweave fabric so it is more suitable for intermediate or expert stitchers. The kit includes a 7 inch (approx 22 cm) embroidery hoop which can be used for stitching, the fabric. DMC floss and needles. We sell the 45 cm hoop seperate.

And you can Always direct your gift receiver to our blog where they can learn how to stitch on linen fabric

Buy the Monstera Cross Stitch Kit here
Toucan cross stitch kit

2. Toucan Cross Stitch Kit

The Toucan cross stitch kit is popular since the day we launched it and makes you want to take the next flight to Costa Rica. The orange beak brights up every space. And it shines even more with a few plants next to it.

With an 8 inch embroidery hoop (~20 cm) , this hoop is suitable for beginners and intermediate stitchers. It loves to join the Parrot, Chameleon, Sloth and Panda kits you will also find on this list.

The kit includes all required materials, including a wooden embroidery hoop.

Buy the Toucan Cross Stitch Kit here
World Map Cross stitch kit

3. World Map Cross Stitch Kit

Globetrotters love this world map cross stitch kit. Larger then most of our pattern, this design is one that stays with you forever. You can keep filling countries as you continue to travel the world.

It is being stitched all over the world by beginner and expert stitchers alike.

The kit is available with Aida or Evenweave floss and you can also choose the number of colors floss you like to receive.

Buy the World Map cross stitch kit here
Amsterdam cross stitch kit

4. Amsterdam Cityscape Cross Stitch Kit

This Sunny Amsterdam cross stitch kit features the famous canal houses. You will also find a windmill, tourist boat, some bikes and the Westertoren. It makes a great souvenir for your trip to our home town.

With an 10 inch hoop (~25 cm) , this pattern is intermediate level. As it is only made with cross stitches and back stitches beginners with time can make this. Find other towns here in our collection

The kit includes all required materials, including 20 colors of DMC floss.

Buy the Amsterdam Cross Stitch Kit here
Stitch a Job Cross Stitch Kits

5. Math Teacher Cross Stitch Kit

A suprising hit in the top 20: The Math Teacher.

Well to be honest there were only two votes for this design. We simply added all the other votes for designs from our Stitch a Job series. With over 100 different jobs, there is always one for your co-worker.

The kit includes all required materials, including a wooden embroidery hoop.

See the Stitch a Job Kits here
Panda cross stitch kit

6. Panda Cross Stitch Kit

How cute is this panda? SUPERcute according to a large mayority of our newsletter readers. With an 8 inch embroidery hoop (~20 cm) , this hoop is suitable for beginners and intermediate stitchers.

It matches perfectly with the Toucan, Parrot, Sloth and Chameleon kits you will also find on this list. The kit includes all required materials, including a wooden embroidery hoop.

Buy the Panda Cross Stitch Kit here
Stitch a map cross stitch kit

7. Country Map Cross Stitch Kit

Votes from our newsletter readers came for The Netherlands, USA, Australia, Belgium, and the UK. Often the home country of our customers. But we also got a few exotic requests for a kit from Thailand, the Phillipines (loads of islands, so a bit more stichting :0) and Marocco.

All countries  of the world are available in our Stitch a Map collection. They are quick to stitch as you only stitch the outline of the map.

Buy Country map Cross Stitch Kits here
Lemon Tree Cross Stitch Kit

8. Lemon Tree Cross Stitch Kit

This refreshing design makes a stunning impact in any room. And like the monstera, this cross stitch pattern is made to fit in a 45 cm hoop.

The Lemon Tree is stiched on linen evenweave fabric so it is more suitable for intermediate or expert stitchers. The kit includes a 7 inch (approx 22 cm) embroidery hoop which can be used for stitching, the fabric. DMC floss and needles. We sell the 45 cm hoop seperate.

And you can always direct your gift receiver to our blog where they can learn how to stitch on linen fabric

Buy the Lemon Tree Cross Stitch Kit here
Sweet Dreams cross stitch kit

9. Glow in the dark Cross Stitch Kit Sweet Dreams

This is a cross stitch gift with a special effect. It glows in the dark! Made often as baby shower gift. And the monogram style looks great in almost every nursery.

Stitching with this special floss is a bit more tricky then with regular DMC mouline. We always recommend to stitch slowly. It also helps to add a bit of wax to your floss.

The kit contains a 6 inch (15 cm) embroidery hoop, black cross stitch fabric, glow in the dark floss, and a needle.

Buy the Glow in the Dark Kit here
Chameleon cross stitch kit

10. Chameleon Cross Stitch Kit

This Chameleon loves to hide between a few green plants. With an 8 inch embroidery hoop (~20 cm) , this hoop is suitable for beginners and intermediate stitchers. It matches perfectly with the Toucan, Parrot, Sloth and Panda kits you will also find on this list.

The kit includes all required materials, including a wooden embroidery hoop.

Buy the Chameleon Cross Stitch Kit here
Owl Cross stitch kit

11. Owl Cross Stitch Kit

This owl is always in love. It’s a happy bird that loves to sing a song in your home. With fall colors, this golden brown owl matches nicely with your woodlands decoration.

The kit is suitable for beginners and includes a 6 inch (15 cm) embroidery hoop, white Aida fabric, DMC embroidery floss and an embroidery needle.

Buy the Owl Kit here
Amsterdam Ornament cross stitch kit

12. Amsterdam Ornament Cross Stitch Kit

Join our love for our home town Amsterdam. Even better when you add some sparkling gold fabric to it, right?.

This kit is the most affordable kit from this list, very quick to stich and suitable for beginners.

The kit includes all required materials, including a 4 inch (10 cm) wooden embroidery hoop, DMC floss, fabric, felt for backing and a cross stitch needle. .

Buy the Amsterdam Ornament Kit here
Parrot cross stitch kit

13. Parrot Cross Stitch Kit

This parrot gives your home a color boost, the bright red feathers pop from your wall. With an 8 inch embroidery hoop (~20 cm) , this hoop is suitable for beginners and intermediate stitchers. It matches perfectly with the Toucan, Chameleon, Sloth and Panda kits you will also find on this list.

The kit includes all required materials, including a wooden embroidery hoop.

Buy the Parrot Cross Stitch Kit here
Glow in the dark cross stitch kit Butterfly

14. Glow in theDark Butterfly Cross Stitch Kit

Are you looking for a gift with special effects and loads of sweetness. Then this glow in the dark butterfly is here for you!

The pink pops from the black Aida fabric. It makes a great gift for a sweet girl.

Stitching with glow in the dark floss is a bit trickier, but some bees wax does wonders!

The kit includes a wooden embroidery hoop, glow in the dark floss, an embroidery needle and Aida fabric.

Buy the Glow in the Dark Kit here
Sloth cross stitch kit

15. Sloth Cross Stitch Kit

This Sloth makes you want to take it relax. Really relax. And Cross Stitch is a perfect relaxing hobby, especially when cross stitching a sloth.

With an 8 inch embroidery hoop (~20 cm) , this hoop is suitable for beginners and intermediate stitchers. Turn your room into an urban jungle with some tropical plants and join this one with the  Parrot, Chameleon, Toucan and Panda kits you will also find on this list.

The kit includes all required materials, including a wooden embroidery hoop.

Buy the Sloth Cross Stitch Kit here
Manneke Pis Cross stitch kit

16.  Manneke Pis Cross Stitch Kit

Belgiums famous and tiny attraction: Manneke pis is also populair with our newsletter readers. We’ve stitched him on sparkling gold Aida fabric.

The kit is suitable for a beginner and includes an embroidery hoop, DMC embroidery floss, embroidery needle, felt and Aida fabric.

Buy the Manneke Pis Kit here
Butterfly Cross stitch kit

17. Classy Butterfly Cross Stitch Kit

This butterfly loves to decorate your home. It`s royal blue and orange red colors makes it a classy insect.

The kit is suitable for a beginner and includes an embroidery hoop, DMC embroidery floss, embroidery needle and Aida fabric.

Buy the Butterfly Kit here
Heart Necklace Cross stitch kit

18. Heart Necklace Cross Stitch Kit

This lovely necklace is a great gift for young and old. Suitable for kids from 8 years and older, this necklace is a great way to learn how to embroider. The lasercut pendant is made from durable beechwood.

The kit is suitable for a beginner and includes an the wooden heart pendant on a necklace, DMC embroidery floss, embroidery needle and felt for the backside.

Also available with dog pendant and cat pendant

Buy the Heart Necklace Kit here
Peacock Cross stitch kit

19. Peacock Cross Stitch Kit

Inspired by historical Delft blue motives, this cross stitch kit blends perfectly with a delft blue collection. It is stiched on a white 28 count evenweave fabric.

The kit includes a DMC embroidery floss, embroidery needle and felt for the backside.

Buy the Peacock Cross Stitch Kit here
Windmill Cross stitch kit

20. Wind Mill Cross Stitch Kit

One of our earliest designs, this windmill is still popular as travel souvenir. We were surprised to receive votes for this kit from accross the oceans. The colors make it easy to match this quick project with your delft blue ceramics collection.

The kit is suitable for a beginner and includes all materials needed to make the hoop.

Buy the Wind Mill Kit here
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