Autumn Vintage Truck Cross Stitch Project

I love Decorating for Fall. Here in New York Fall is beautiful. This Cross Stitch project was a great addition to my home this year.

I don’t carry a lot of cross stitch items in my shop but when Beverly McCullough of Flamingo Toes designed a couple of cross stitch patterns I carried a few. I just love this sweet Autumn Vintage truck Pattern! Here is the link to her shop to check out her quilt and cross stitch patterns. https://flamingotoesshop.com/

Check out my shop! https://www.etsy.com/shop/SimplylovelythingsCo

I used 28 count cloth and 2 strands floss over 2 squares so like a 14 Count cloth in this autumn cross stitch project. I also changed some colors, the truck is more teal, there’s a cream pumpkin. So make it your own!

When I was done, I cleaned it quick in warm soapy water by hand, rinsed and rolled in a towel to squeeze excess then I pressed it till mostly dry.


I used Press on Stick Boards, You can get them a local hobby shops or Amazon. I used the paper from the frame and my rotary cutter/ ruler to trim my board to frame size. I just took my time center my piece. When I was happy then I made sure the black threads were well behind the stitches. I used my fine tip scissors with the tips closed. Then I pressed down hard, trimmed away extra cloth.

My Frame was from Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MWAFMBS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&th=1

It was the perfect color to match my new old vintage door! This door was found at my favorite kind of recycled type shop Rummage Heaven. https://www.facebook.com/rummageheaven/

Originally she did not want to sell it but it was so perfect for my house that she agreed for the right price !

This was the door in the shop, sorta hiding in the basement. Check out the wooden door knob, I have never seen that before.

The contractor just loved this project!

okay back to my cross stitch project. I had some autumn plaid fabric to use as a little border, it was too much empty space. I cut the strips 1.5” folded them in half wrong sides together and pressed. I used a little Elmer’s glue at the edge to keep the strips in place.

The other thing I did do different I made the back of the truck look like a wooden sides.

That’s it! This Autumn Cross Stitch pattern makes a great addition to my fall decor and was quick to stitch! The picket fence is a find from Rummage Heaven as well, it’s a great place for a picture or some other decor. I hope you enjoyed the post and it insores you to create something beautiful!

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