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A new twist on one of our most popular patterns: the exploding rainbow heart in an expansive 26-colour rainbow!


This pattern is available in both 3" and 6" sizes.

Want a simpler, 7-colour version? Click here!


Please note, this listing is for a pattern to allow you to create your own cross stitch.

It is NOT a finished item! You will receive digital (PDF) files, not a physical item.

Size: 84 x 84 stitches (6” x 6” on 14 count Aida)
Thread Colours: 26
Difficulty: Beginner
Stitches used: full crosses only!


You will receive:four (4) PDF files:

  • 'How to Cross Stitch' guide (including all stitches you will need for this project & how to frame your finished piece in an embroidery hoop)
  • Pattern on a single A4 page
  • Pattern on a single US Letter page
  • Pattern Keeper-compatible file

Each file features the pattern 3 times: as black symbols, colour symbols, and black symbols on colour squares (see sample).


You will need:
•    Fabric (we recommend 14 count Aida cloth)
•    Embroidery thread / floss (pattern lists DMC brand colour codes but you can use any type)
•    Embroidery / Tapestry needle (blunt-ended)
•    Scissors / thread snips

You may find helpful:
•    Embroidery hoop (to maintain fabric tension whilst working
•    Magnetic needleminder (we sell a selection)

All patterns are designed and created by Helen of Fandom Cross Stitchery; please do not copy, resell, or otherwise redistribute my designs. ©Fandom Cross Stitchery

Bright Rainbow Heart (Pattern)

  • Canvas Size 84 x 84 stitches:

    • 11 count: 7.6” x 7.6” (19.4cm x 19.4cm)
    • 14 count: 6" x 6" (15.2cm x 15.2cm)
    • 16 count: 5.3” x 5.3” (13.3cm x 13.3cm)
    • 18 count: 4.7" x 4.7" (11.9cm x 11.9cm)
    • 20 count: 4.2" x 4.2" (10.7cm x 10.7cm)