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Do you have an iPad, iPhone, Android device or computer? Did you know you can read CrossStitcher magazine on it? You can buy a single issue or a subscription and make amazing savings on the price you’d pay if you bought the magazine in the shops. Plus, download the magazine on your iPad or iPhone… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – Kirstie Allsopp’s pick of the week: Bobo Stitch

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“The great joy in putting together an event like The Handmade Fair is the people I get to work with. Everyone coming has a story to tell, something to teach, and we can all learn a thing or two. I want to share as much about our experts and the people selling their wares so… Continue reading

Mood board: beautiful birds

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All things avian are still flying high in the trends – and bird motifs are looking as super-cool as ever. Doesn’t matter what species it is, if it’s a gorgeous design we’re sure to love it. We can’t get enough of stitching our feathered friends, and admit to snapping up a few birdie buys in… Continue reading

Buy kits for your favourite projects!

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Did you know you can buy kits for selected CrossStitcher projects online? We’ve been selecting five of our favourite designs each issue to make into kits containing everything you need to complete the project. This issue, we’ve created kits for all the projects pictured above, from our cover star Tree of Life design and Have… Continue reading

Get your stitchy questions answered by Mr X Stitch!

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Eagle-eyed readers will have noticed a brand-new column starting in the Summer issue of CrossStitcher (out now). It’s written by the Kingpin of Contemporary Embroidery himself, Mr X Stitch! Giving us a fun-filled insight into his take on the craft, the universe and everything, each column is sure to be packed with humour and stitching… Continue reading

Celebrate home life with CrossStitcher’s Summer issue

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Exciting times! Our Summer issue (number 281) is out now! This month, we’re celebrating everything that means “home” to us. Our cover project is a gorgeous family tree you can personalise with your own family members’ initials! Designed by Felicity Hall, it’ll look perfect in your sitting or dining room. Next up, we’ve got a… Continue reading

Free Pincushion Project

Free pincushion project

In the mood for a mini project? Have a go at this pretty little pincushion. Download your free pincushion instructions here. It’s a great little treat for using up fabric scraps and it’s very quick to make, so it won’t keep you away from your cross stitch for long. All you need is two pretty… Continue reading

Enter our Summer issue competitions today!

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Our Summer issue (number 281) is on sale today, so our fantastic competitions are open! Up for grabs, we have Owl kits from Karen Carter’s Cross Stitch Critters range for Heritage Crafts, tickets to The Creative Crafts Show at Sandown, Surrey, 4-6 September, and Foldi LED lamps from The Daylight Company. Turn to page 72… Continue reading

Free summer card chart!

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Wow, summer’s definitely arrived – it’s been so hot and sunny recently! We’re celebrating our favourite season by stitching and sending our retro-style sunshine cards from our Summer issue, number 281. Designed by Kerry Morgan, they’re just so cool and are sure to impress your friends. There are four designs in the magazine, but we… Continue reading

Subscribe & save!

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Ever wish you had just one less thing to remember every month? Or wish you could spend less time rushing around from place to place? Well, take out a subscription to CrossStitcher and both wishes will come true! Each issue will be automatically delivered direct to your home (for no extra charge!) so you won’t… Continue reading