last modified and all links checked August 20, 2003
Remembrances for September 11, 2001
In memory of September 11, so many people have joined together
to help each other in so many ways.
It's as though the worst in humanity has brought out the best in humanity.
And the best will prevail.
Below you will find links to many free charts as well as some that
aren't entirely free (you should make a donation or be stitching
For patriotic or other memorial charts that aren't mostly free,
check with your LNS (local needlework shop) or
Remember that even with free charts, the designer retains the copyright.
If you plan to make a bunch of these and sell them, you should contact
the designer to make sure that is okay.
If you have trouble downloading or seeing a chart, contact the web site
owner of the design. But first, 1) try again or 2) reload the page.
Some sites go down periodically.
I am not responsible for any sites other than my own.
I recently wandered through the
September 11th tribute pages.
They have many wonderful charts shown including some of the ones
maintains a wonderful freebie list.
That link is to her USA theme.
Remember that I am a person rather than a shop.
This page was intended as a service when designs were first needed.
(in somewhat alphabetical order by first character of designer's or company name)
- 1-2-3 Stitch
'United We Stand' toward the bottom of that page.
'Red, White, and Blue' pin and 'Hearts Full' pin.
American flag with God Bless America.
Carol Jean Todd
flag sampler at About.com.
Needlework Designs by Catherine Kronenwetter
Chatelaine 'Guardian Angel'
Craft Designs for You
'Prayer of Comfort and Strength'
as well as 'Ribbon of Peace'
'The Flag Was Still There'
Deena Joi Hosmer
'Patriotic Tribute Pattern'
'True American Heroes'. It's 5x7 on 14-count Aida cloth, using
6 DMC colors.
Email Debbie or email firstname.lastname@example.org
to get her mailing address.
Then include a SASE along with a note that you want 'True American Heroes'.
Debbie notes that this is still available as of August 2003.
Donna Vermillion Giampa eagle and flag.
There is a machine embroidery design here as well.
Douglas Designs 'Old Glory' Note that the Douglas Designs
domain name ends in .net rather than .com (www.douglas-designs.net).
chart varies. When I last checked, it was 'An American Christmas'
designed by Jennifer Cooke-Rabig, Ladybug Lane Designs.
A link to the earlier 'Harmony' by Jan Eaton of Tom Pudding Designs
designed for September 11 is at the bottom of the page.
HerHobbies 'In Loving Memory'
Kathy O. Cadilek
flag and a heart with a star inside
Marv Schier at crosstitch.com 'O Liberty'
'Blackwork Humanity Chart' is Teresa's elegant
blackwork rendering of the 'Prayer of St. Francis'.
Site also has Leon Conrad's free design called Memorial Crosses
featuring blackwork, crossstitch, and beads.
I didn't see 'They Will Soar On Wings Like Eagles' is in the Designs section
when I last looked, but there are other patriotic freebies there.
Patriotic Crafts for Kids
has a lot of ideas
'Forever In Our Hearts'
Richard Seekins Designs
'An American Flag' and an 'American Shield' don't seem to be on the
web site anymore, but perhaps you could ask.
He also has patriotic Christmas ornament charts available at your LNS.
You can view those at the web site as well.
Shari Eicher flags
Solaria Gallery 'In Loving Memory' roses
Tink Boord-Dill 'In Memory'
Truswell Needlework Design 'One Nation' flag
from Sue Heal's wonderful freebie list.
These are not specifically created as memorials, but something here might
suit your needs.
This might also be a source of designs for the quilt mentioned below.
If you have a free chart that you want included in this list, send me email.
My Freebies That May be Appropriate
Fourth of July Fireworks
As I sat in the den talking to the LNS-owner on the phone, I realized that
my free flower lattice chart
had a red, white, and blue model.
I'm seeing how it works over two on 28 count navy Jobelan.
The model shown is rather large.
I also have a free
chart requested a few years ago by Arlene.
It is easy to stitch and states "We live as long as we are remembered."
And I have a chart for how I stitched 2001.9.11 onto my nametag.
It's a plain text chart
Not Entirely Free Charts
The charts listed below are not entirely free.
This is each designer's choice. And I support them wholeheartedly.
Check the site or ask the designer what restrictions or contributions
These are projects I've heard about. I trust that they are all legitimate,
but I have no mechanism for checking them.
Inclusion here is not an endorsement.
World Trade Center Memorial Quilt,
stitchers stitch a quilt square on evenweave (not linen or Aida).
The results will be stitched into a huge quilt.
Quilts, Inc. is sponsoring a traveling
America: From The Heart
exhibit of memorial quilts is touring the United States and Europe.
And finally, someone asked about
Memorial Bracelets similar to the Vietnam POW/MIA metal bracelets.
I have no affliation with this group and this is not an endorsement.