Free congrats card chart & spotty background papers!

Hooray! Term’s coming to an end and exams (hopefully) are over – now’s the time to hit the beach and chill out after all the hard work. If you know someone who’s finished their exams or has just heard they’ve passed, celebrate by stitching and sending one of our chirpy congrats cards from our August… 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

Free summer card chart!

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

Free printable greetings for your beetle cards


We love these beetle designs stitched in bright monochromes. They’ve been designed by Genevieve Brading and you will find the charts in our July issue, out Friday 30 May – click here to get your copy! One of the great things about these cards is they can be adapted to all sorts of occasions, from… Continue reading

Free graph paper backing for your Father’s Day cards


Top dads deserve a top card on Father’s Day, so treat yours like a hero by stitching him one of our funky typographic designs from our June issue - out Friday 2 May! Whichever design you choose to stitch, our cards are the perfect way to show your dad just how much you appreciate all the help… 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

Free flower chart!


These chirpy flower cards in the May issue of CrossStitcher - out Friday 4 April – are so colourful! We particularly love the button centres – cute or what! They’ve been designed by Kerry Morgan and are perfect for sending spring greetings to your gal pals. Or why not keep them as handy cards to have ready… Continue reading

Download your embroidery templates for The Savvy Stitcher


The Savvy Stitcher’s been inspired by trips to the coast this month, making gorgeous sewing accessories embroidered with seaside motifs. In the May issue of CrossStitcher, you’ll find simple step-by-step guides to split stitch, closed fly stitch and twisted chain to help you create these motifs. All you need are the templates for each pattern, which… Continue reading

Download your template for the butterfly purse kit


How gorgeous is this colourful butterfly coin purse – your free kit with the May CrossStitcher, out on Friday 4 April. It’s the perfect way to keep loose pennies safe, and is perfect for accessorizing your spring outfits. We love the snappy clasp – so cool and retro! You’ll find all the materials you need to make the… Continue reading