Amazing offer on digital issues!

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As a very special Christmas treat, you can buy single digital issues of CrossStitcher and Cross Stitch Collection for 99p! Yes, 99p! This offer is available on issues bought on Apple Newsstand for iPad/iPhone, and Google Play. The offer is open now, and will end on 1 January. So go to Apple Newsstand and Google Play now to… Continue reading

Weekend freebie – festive hoop

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It’s Friday and it’s Christmas – double celebration! This weekend, we have a special free treat for you from Coats – a gorgeous Christmas tree hoop! Designed by Raphaela Nickel, it’s easy to complete and doesn’t take long to stitch – a perfect cosy evening project. Then once you’re done, hang it in your home for… Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas – day six

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It’s day six in our 12 Days of Christmas giveaway extravaganza and today we have 20 copies of Storyland Cross Stitch from What Delilah Did up for grabs! Full of stunning designs to stitch, from mini critters to crowns, stars and silhouettes, this book is packed with inspiration. There’s also heaps of project ideas, like… Continue reading

Subscriber competitions – January issue

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For all subscribers who would like to enter the subscriber-only competitions in our January issue, please note that due to technical issues we have had to create new URLs for entering. You can now enter all three competitions via the links below: To win a copy of Storyland Cross Stitch from What Delilah Did, click… Continue reading

Enter our January competitions today!

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Our fabulous January issue (287) competitions are now open! Up for grabs we have 12 pairs of day tickets to the Knit & Stitch It and Make It shows in Farnborough, Hampshire, on 27 February – 1 March 2015. At Knit & Stitch It, you can enjoy topping up your craft stash with fantastic shopping from all the… Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas – day four!

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It’s day four in our amazing 12 Days of Christmas giveaway extravaganza! Your treat for today is cute robin charts designed by Angela Poole. Make them into cards and gift tags to send friends and family the very best of Christmas wishes. Download the charts, key and instructions for the project right here, then get stitching!… Continue reading

Mood board: we love dogs!

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We are massive dog fans here at CrossStitcher HQ, so are being a bit self indulgent with this week’s mood board – which is all about our four-legged friends! In our minds, we can never have too many dogs about the place, so have fallen in love with these makes and buys… We can’t think… Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas – day one

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The countdown to Christmas starts here! Welcome to our 12 Days of Christmas – a joint extravaganza run by CrossStitcher and Cross Stitch Collection magazine in which we are giving away a stitchy goodie every day for 12 days! The first festive treat we have for you is a free downloadable chart for this gorgeous… Continue reading

Curl up with CrossStitcher’s January issue – out now

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Put the kettle on, grab the rich teas and cuddle up on the sofa with a blanket and CrossStitcher’s January issue. That’s right, our utterly snuggly new magazine, number 287, is out today. We always love Belle & Boo, but our cover project this month has us totally enchanted. Belle and her friend Boo are… Continue reading

Free tag templates!

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Aren’t these gift tags cute! They are perfect for finishing off pressies for the gals. They are quick to stitch and make too – you can find the project in our January issue (287) out Friday 12 December. It’s easy to draw your own tags freehand on Kraft card, but if you’d like a little… Continue reading