Who would’ve known that cross-stitches look great this time not on aida cloth—–but on bare skin?!! Tattooing is like embroidering the skin, as a foot-pedaled sewing machine does to a cloth. And this beautiful form of embroidery just so fits as a tattoo! For hobbyists who has tattoos and cross-stitching sewn together to their interests, take delight in these! And for those looking to get a memorial tattoo in honor of mom, auntie, grandma or best bud, may these patterns warm your hearts in their memory. Hope you find these 10 beautiful cross-stitch tattoos delightfully interesting. Aaahhh the many forms of tattoo art. They’re all such beauties! Enjoy! :)

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Cross-stitch is a popular form of counted-thread embroidery in which X-shaped stitches in a tiled, raster-like pattern are used to form a picture.

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Isn’t it amazing how patterns of different-colored crosses would form a nice picture?  Tattoo by Julaika at Aarhus Tattoo Studio, Denmark.

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Men can also rock a cross-stitch tattoo! It’s all in the patterns and colors.

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You can also go black. Tattoo by Anich Andrew.

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Who would’ve thought it’d look great as a full sleeve tattoo? It’s simply elegant! Tattoo by Anich Andrew.

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Aww, this reminds me of mom. <3 how about you? which family member do you remember with needlework? Share your stories! <3

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A nice and unusual way to render a rose tattoo! This one’s really cool. It’s pixelated and cross-stitched! WHOA!

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Esther Garcia (Butterfat Studio, Chicago IL) playin’ around with geometry.

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We hope you enjoyed these heart-warming tattoo designs! :) Have a lovely day!

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