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Pattern: Doctor Who-Inspired Time Lord Cross-Stitch Valentine

Pattern: Doctor Who-Inspired Time Lord Cross-Stitch Valentine

Looking for the perfect DIY card for that special Time Lord or Time Lady? Stitch up your own Doctor Who-inspired Time Lord cross-stitch valentine with my free downloadable pattern!

Or, if cards aren’t your thing, you can always frame it as a piece of wall art, or even stitch the whole thing on some fabric. Beyond Valentine’s Day, it’d also make a great geeky gift for a birthday, an anniversary, or just because!

Please note that the links provided below are affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you choose to make a purchase after clicking through.

Supplies:
* Time Lord Cross-Stitch Valentine Template PDF pattern (download and print)
* Embroidery Floss, red, dark blue, light blue, black, and silver
* Cardstock, white
* Blank Folded Notecard, dark gray
* White glue or dry adhesive
* Scotch tape

Tools:
* Embroidery scissors
* Paper scissors
* Embroidery needle

There’s also a TARDIS version here, and a Dalek version here!

Pattern: Doctor Who-Inspired Time Lord Cross-Stitch Valentine

Ready to get stitching?
Grab your scissors and embroidery floss, then download and print my free Doctor Who-inspired Time Lord Cross-Stitch Valentine Template PDF pattern here! (Don’t print the image above—it’s just a sample, not the full pattern.)

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Monday Snapshot: TZoM in Homespun Magazine!

Monday Snapshot: TZoM in Homespun Magazine! | The Zen of Making

Monday Snapshot: TZoM in Homespun Magazine! | The Zen of Making

My TARDIS-inspired cross-stitch iPhone case was featured in Australian Homespun Magazine!

Say what you will about digital, there’s still no substitute for the amazing feeling that comes from seeing your work in print.

Tessellating TARDIS iPhone Case Cross-Stitch Pattern

Tessellating TARDIS iPhone Case Cross-Stitch Pattern | The Zen of Making

Geek crafts get a little more grown up with my new Doctor Who-inspired [not quite] Tessellating TARDIS iPhone Case Cross-Stitch Pattern with printable PDF template!

My new design is much subtler than my original TARDIS-inspired iPhone case cross-stitch pattern, and I’m definitely loving the results. It’s such a crisp, clean way to display my Whovian cred without drawing too much attention. (The pattern repeat also hides dirt really well, which is a must for surviving daily life in NYC.)

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Doctor Who Craft Tutorial Roundup

Doctor Who Craft Tutorial Roundup | The Zen of Making

The second part of Doctor Who series 7 starts on Saturday, and I’m definitely excited. (I never could resist a mad man with a box, could you?) Beyond sexy bow ties and feisty new companions, the return of the Doctor means one very happy thing: it’s Doctor Who craft time!

Want to get a head start on your Whovian DIY? My collection of Doctor Who-inspired craft tutorials should do the trick:

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