There’s something irresistible about hand stitched kitties! I had a lot of fun curating this list of 20+ modern cat embroidery patterns. There are cute cats, mystical cats, sophisticated cats, and lots of floral cats and I am confident you’ll find the perfect cat hand embroidery design for your project if you keep reading!
If you like this post, check out these other posts while you’re here!
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20+ modern cat embroidery patterns
Stitch a kitty on to your shirt with this simple cat embroidery here at Swoodson Says! (See more cat hand embroidery patterns in this post!)
How sweet is this kitty in a teacup hoop art kit by Tamar Nahir Yanai!
This fun, curled up kitty with lots of different types of stitches, from Hawthorn Handmade.
Such a cute cat hoop art tutorial for free over on Flamingo Toes.
The perfect hand sewing cat project for the cat lady in your life (or you!), with a kit from I Heart Stitch Art.
A floral kitty cat hand embroidery pattern by Tamar Nahir Yanai!
A little girl and her cat, a precious hand embroidery pattern from LiliPoPo.
The cutest hand embroidery/plush project from Wild Olive.
Two of my favorite things; houseplants and cats in this fun hand embroidery pattern from Naive Needle.
I love this densely flowered cat silhouette, with a pattern from Ellucy Stitches.
I’ve never tried thread painting but this outdoor kitty thread painting tutorial looks fun!
A cat using a sewing machine?! It’s too much, in this simple hand embroidery pattern from Wild Olive.
Some lunar kitty vibes with this pretty hand embroidery pattern from Alifera.
A more sophisticated aesthetic with this densely stitched leafy cat pattern from EllViolet Design.
Sweet cats stitched up on a wall with this hand embroidery pattern from Kelly Fletcher Needlework Designs.
Wow, this PDF book has 380 different cat patterns to choose from!
A happy cat amongst the flowers with this sweet hand embroidery pattern from Hygge Rituals Handmade.
This geometric cat embroidery pattern reminds me a bit of paper piecing, from Evie Stitch.
This floral kitty looks perfect for a nursery, with a hand embroidery pattern from Bumpkin Hill.
All lines and nice big stitches for this black cat embroidery pattern on Consumer Crafts’ blog.