A fab deal on Your Family Tree!

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Your Family Tree are celebrating Easter with half-price back issues all weekend! Ever wondered where you came from? It’s never been easier to trace the history of your family, finding out who they were, where they lived and what they did. Your Family Tree Magazine is such a handy tool to help you start looking… Continue reading

Learn and perfect the craft of patchwork & quilting!


Ok, in our mind, nothing could be better than cross stitch, but we’ve got to admit, patchwork and quilting comes pretty high up the list of crafts we love. And it’s super on-trend this year! Love it too but don’t know how to get started? Or enjoyed it a few years back and want to… Continue reading

Gorgeous wedding designs to treasure forever

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Weddings are one of our favourite occasions to stitch for. There are so many gorgeous designs, and we know the gifts we make will be treasured by the happy couple forever. So we couldn’t resist compiling a collection of some of our best-loved designs from CrossStitcher to create CrossStitcher Weddings - a download for iPad and iPhone…. Continue reading

Enter May’s competitions today


Our May issue is in the shops today, which means our giveaways are now open! We have some fantastic prizes up for grabs, including four sets of four designs in the Cross Stitch Critters range designed by Karen Carter and available from Heritage Crafts. We love the frog prince, pictured here – so cute! You can also win one of… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – exciting news!


There’s only 1 day to go before tickets for The Handmade Fair become available for a secret pre-sale! Tickets to the event, hosted by Kirstie Allsopp, cost £29 per person and will give you access to the nation’s only craft show that puts learning and making at its heart. With workshops, demos, yummy food, fabulous shopping and… Continue reading

Save on subscriptions in our Spring Sale!


Love the motivation we feel at this time of year – perfect for stitching up gorgeous projects to fill our homes with fresh style for the warmer months. Here are just a few of our favourite spring makes from the past year’s issues of CrossStitcher and Cross Stitch Collection. We adore the bright colours –… Continue reading

Download free Easter charts


It’s only a week before Easter, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve still got lots of Easter projects to stitch this weekend! Because we are a helpful lot, we thought we’d give you a hand by making these fab Easter card charts from CrossStitcher and Cross Stitch Collection available for FREE as a download. From CrossStitcher comes Easter Treats, a… Continue reading

Free Easter charts!


We love Easter. After all, it’s a guilt-free excuse for eating chocolate, plus a mini holiday – what could be better than that! To celebrate, we’re giving you an extra treat this year in the form of not one but two FREE collections of Easter card charts to download! From CrossStitcher comes Easter Treats, a hand-picked selection… Continue reading

Join Kirstie Allsopp for a weekend of crafting!


Miss our exciting news last week? We’ve teamed up with Kirstie Allsopp and Hobbycraft to present The Handmade Fair this September at the beautiful Hampton Court Palace. The Handmade Fair brings together Britain’s best artisans and hand-picked sellers, curated by Kirstie, and puts learning and making at the heart of your experience. Along with Kirstie and Hobbycraft, we… Continue reading

Step into spring with CrossStitcher’s May issue – out now


The days are warming up, lambs are in the fields and we’ve even seen the sun come out in recent days! All this can only mean one thing – spring has arrived! In the May issue of CrossStitcher, we’ve got lots of fresh projects full of spring colours for you to stitch for you and your home,… Continue reading