You’ve got questions and I’ve got answers. You might also find what  you’re looking for on the About page. Feel free to contact me if you have a question not answered below.

New to cross stitch? START HERE You’ll find a step-by-step guide to starting your first cross stitch. 

YES! The easiest patterns are labeled Whole Cross Stitch Only in the patterns’ additional information. And if you need more help, check out the Notorious Needle tutorials.

You can always contact me with questions. I love talkin’ stitchy stuff. 💙

You are free to print a working copy at home. At this time, Notorious Needle patterns are available for purchase via digital download only. Not only does it reduce waste, but it helps keep prices low by avoiding shipping costs, and you to get your pattern instantly.

Right now, Notorious Needle patterns are only available as digital downloads. It helps keep cost and waste low and you get your pattern MUCH faster!

Shipping is always free!

Notorious Needle patterns are available via digital download only. So there’s nothing to ship! 

This reduces waste, helps keep costs low and gets your pattern to you instantly. 

Every 2D pattern comes with:

  • PDF of multi-page and single-page pattern in color
  • PDF of multi-page and single-page pattern in black and white
  • Photo of completed project
  • Pattern Chart
  • Page Map for patterns larger than one page
  • Floss Color Key in DMC
  • Skein length estimates for each color
  • Thread Sorter
  • Links to free tutorials


Every 3D pattern comes with:

  • PDF of multi-page  assembly instructions in color
  • Photo of completed project
  • Pattern Chart
  • Page Map for patterns larger than one page
  • Floss Color Key in DMC
  • Skein length estimates for each color
  • Thread Sorter
  • Video Assembly Instructions
  • Links to free tutorials

At this time, I do not offer customized or personalized patterns. I do offer variations on most patterns, and these will show up in the description.

After payment has cleared in PayPal, you will be taken to a download page where you can download each of your files.

You will also receive an email with a link to download each file.

The process is the same whether you’ve purchased on Gumroad or Etsy.

Notorious Needle patterns are all PDF files. For your PC, you will need Adobe Reader to open the file. It is available for download free of charge. 

You can get it here:

You could also use Preview for Mac computers or GoodReader for iOS mobile devices.

Check your mobile device’s app market for a PDF reader app.

I wish I could reach through the screen and fix your printer settings. But until virtual reality tech catches up, make sure you’ve got the latest version of Adobe Reader. It really helps.

Wow, you must really like it! 

Sorry! Selling the finished pattern is a violation of the copyright. 
Unfortunately, the patterns themselves cannot be copied (as in “shared”) or resold without violating the copyright. Instead, tell your friends where to find the pattern so they can get in on the fun.

Because of the nature of digital products, I am not able to accept returns.

When you buy a digital download, tiny internet aliens grab the file and travel in a warp bubble through the fiber optic wires to deliver it to you instantly, faster than the speed of light! 

Ultimately, I want you to be ecstatic shopping at the Notorious Needle! If you’re not happy, contact me.

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From time to time, I will run flash sales and discounts on certain patterns, and I tell my VIPs all about it.

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