Does the artwork of Claude Monet call to you? If it does, I’ve got great news for you! There are many cross stitch kits and cross stitch patterns for Monet’s paintings. Monet’s use of color is brilliant, making his artwork absolute beautiful. When you first start looking for Monet cross stitch patterns, consider which of his paintings is your favorite.
Through cross stitch, you can capture the drama of his paintings and create a keepsake for your family. These patterns can be a little complicated and may take some time to finish, so you’ll want to choose a painting you love.
If you enjoy cross stitching people, try looking for the kit that’s usually called Madame Monet and Child. It shows Monet’s loving wife, Camille sitting in a garden stitching while her young child plays nearby. The finished cross stitch project will be amazing. Another possibility would be Terrace at Sainte-Adresse which depicts couples relaxing on a flower-filled terrace. These kits and patterns can be purchased from several websites.
Another great Monet painting that can be found as a cross stitch pattern is The Woman with Parasol. This painting shows a woman walking through a field of flowers. Shading her during her walk is her parasol. Because this painting has the beauty of nature, as well as the beautiful young woman, it will be a joy to complete with its detail and color variations.
The River is another of Monet’s most famous paintings. This painting depicts a young woman sitting on the bank of a river. The houses on the opposite bank are reflected in the river’s water. The painting contains a great deal of detail and color variations. Once stitched, it creates a glorious piece of artwork suitable for any room in your house.
Perhaps you enjoy landscapes more. How about his famous painting, Irises? This lovely painting translates very well into a cross stitch pattern. The blues, purples, and greens create a truly memorably keepsake that you and your family will cherish. You also may enjoy his painting of Yellow Irises. It, too, features beautiful colors and exquisite detail.
If you need to brighten up a blank, white wall, you might consider stitching Monet’s Artist’s Garden at Giverny. The painting, based on an actual garden at Monet’s home, would make a colorful project. The garden, which inspired him create a series of paintings, shows the vibrant colors of the flowers he planted.
Monet’s water lilies paintings were loved by many people. You can find cross stitch patterns for most of them, including his White Water Lilies. The interesting thing about these particular works is they capture both the beauty of the flowers as well as the shading of the water in the pond.
What if you have Japanese elements throughout your home? Monet completed a series of Japanese paintings that have been converted to cross stitch. The Japanese Footbridge uses a variety of colors that will complement most homes, and will almost be as much of a work of art when you’re finished as the original.
To avoid eye strain, you may find it helpful to invest in a larger print pattern. Cross stitch Monet patterns tend to have great detailing, so the larger type may be a wise choice.
Claude Monet, one of the worlds’ most gifted impressionists, created many beautiful paintings. Luckily, Monet cross stitch patterns are available for those of us who love to cross stitch. When you finish one of the Monet cross stitch patterns, not only will you have a wonderful family heirloom, but you’ll be able to enjoy the beauty of his paintings. How can you go wrong with a combination like that?