Gift your buddies cute-yet-easy embroidered gifts #Do It Yourself#Home#cross-stitch#diy#gifts December 21 2015 | Megan Finley Horowitz meggyfin Thanks to Hextrovert for uploading this to our Flickr pool. Want to give your friends and family something unique and hand-made, but don't really have the skillz to pay the crafting billz? What about finding cute but totally easy embroidery patterns? That brown bird pictured up there looks as adorable as it is simple. I would hang the shit out of that on my wall. Here's another example from Hextrovert of an easy-yet-awesome embroidery idea… Initials! Or check out what happens when you search for "easy embroidery patterns" on Etsy… States Maps Cupcakes More birds! OR, if you don't have time to cross stitch for the holidays, you can always gift your friends their OWN way to make adorable cross stitch easy… Check out these adorable DIY cross stitch kits by Etsy seller La Ru! What are your favorite EASY cross stitch or embroidery patterns? Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Horowitz When Megan's not writing, traveling, and sleeping, she's eating like the fate of the world depends on it. (You're welcome, world!) You can snoop into her personal life over on her website The Dash and Dine! @meggyfin @thedashanddine @meggyfin PREVIOUS Make these mini reindeer cupcakes for Christmas NEXT How hockey helped me heal from an abusive relationship Show/Hide comments [ 3 ] What a great idea! In case you are TOTALLY clueless like me about how this process works, I found this great resource: http://www.needlework-tips-and-techniques.com/how-to-embroider.html 1 agrees Reply This has worked out perfectly! So simple! Even on Xmas eve… Reply I really appreciate your work. Thanks for sharing! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Subscribe me to your mailing list No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.