9 Lovely Needlework Calendars

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Needlework calendars have a beauty and permanence that paper calendars rarely achieve. Whether it’s cross-stitch, quilting, or embroidery, it’s difficult to throw away needlework, especially if the pattern is complex and painstakingly crafted. Hence, if you expect a year to be wonderful, or if the past year was already wonderful,  stitching together a calendar can be a lovely way to memorialize it.

1.  Faint Lines to Embellish with Colors of Your Choice

via Waterrose

2013 Calendar Hand Embroidery Kit Pattern Needlework
Waterrose
2013 Calendar Hand Embroidery Kit Pattern Needlework
Waterrose

2. Perpetual Calendar Hung on a Metal Frame

48 cross-stitch panels in total via Sam Sarah Designs

perpetual calendar
Sam Sarah Designs

3. Months and Days Embroidered on Detachable Circles and Squares

via Ramshackle Villa

Stunning Embroidered Perpetual Calendar
RamshackleVilla

4. Vintage Calendar to Commemorate a Bygone Year

via Vintage Resolution

Vintage Embroidery Sampler Flower of the Month 1965 Linen Hanging Wall Calendar
VintageResolution
Vintage Embroidery Sampler Flower of the Month 1965 Linen Hanging Wall Calendar
VintageResolution

5. Quilted Wall Calendar

via BriaQuilts

Traditional Log House Quilted Wall Calendar
BriaQuilts

6. A Special Day, Month or Year Stitched with a Heart onto a Canvas Tote

via Giggle Room

 a vintage tea towel calendar tote kit
GiggleRoom
 a vintage tea towel calendar tote kit
GiggleRoom

7. Sprucing Up a Cool yet Colorless Tea Towel

via Curious Doodles

2013 Tea Towel Calendar
CuriousDoodles
2013 Tea Towel Calendar
CuriousDoodles

8. Stitched Blocks Hung on Buttons Against a Quilted Backdrop

via Sweetwater

Calendar Patterns & Labels
sweetwaterscrapbook
Calendar Patterns & Labels
sweetwaterscrapbook

9. In the Spirit of Needlework

Watercolor paintings inspired by embroidered linen via Bibliosophy Handmade

2013 Wall Calendar
Bibliosophyhandmade

10. Letterpress Designs Inspired by Cross-Stitch Patterns

via Pistachio Press

2012 Cross Stitch Calendar
pistachiopress

What do you think about these needlework calendar? Like ’em or leave ’em? Let me know in the comments below!

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