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Relax with the original pixel art!

Cross Stitch Maker lets you draw realistic cross stitch on your iPhone or iPad! Create beautiful projects easily by typing a message and using the built-in library of borders and clipart. Or take some time to create your own drawing using the 100+ thread colors and six stitch types.

You won't believe how realistic your finished picture is! It looks just like a real framed cross stitch hanging on a wall. You can even print your design on mugs, shirts, stamps, cards, and more! The "Share" tool lets you easily send your creation to friends. A great way to send Birthday, Mother's Day, and other holiday greetings. Your friends might even think it's a real cross stitch!

Project Ideas:
• Make a custom card! Type a message, then add a border and a picture from the clipart menu. Email it or have a real card printed by clicking "Make"
• Make pixel art inspired by your favorite video game.
• Give your tweet or Facebook update extra punch by saying it in cross stitch. Built in Twitter and Facebook sharing makes this easy.
• Say something mischievous ... Drawn in the sweet innocence of embroidery, this can be hilarious!
• Use the app to plan a real cross stitch project. Your design looks so real in the app, you will know exactly how it will turn out.
• Design birth announcements, party invitations, place cards, and other fun stuff!
• Print your creations on real world items such as mugs, t-shirts, greeting cards and more!

• Photorealistic results
• 100+ thread colors
• 6 stitch types
• 7 fonts
• 10 frame options
• 250+ clipart borders and pictures
• Built-in Facebook, Twitter, and email sharing

iOS Store Category:

Primary: Entertainment

Secondary: Family

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Version History

Launched Aug 06, 2012 (over 8 years ago).
Jan 24
Version 2.0

What's new in this update? Wow, a lot!

- Bigger drawing area on long phones
- New french knot stitch type!
- 81 new cute & colorful clipart images! This was the the most fun part of making this update :)
- Brighter fabric & stitch colors
- Three new frames to choose from
- More colors available from the side bar on iPad
- Easier to get the keyboard out of the way when you need to position your text. Just hit "Done."
- New "no fabric" option for sharing your image. Looks nice when printed on white Zazzle items.
- More Zazzle products to print on! Check out the new "Make" button for more info.
- Bug fixes

Thanks so much to everyone who sent feedback. I make the app by myself so hearing your feedback is super, super helpful. I hope you enjoy the update as much as I enjoyed making it! ~Sarah

Aug 07
Version 1.0