Out now! The Ultimate Flowers Cross Stitch Collection

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Hands up, who loves stitching flowers? We bet that’s most of you. They have to be one of the most popular subjects for us stitchers. And from roses to daffodils, they certainly offer lots of variety. Stitched flowers make great gifts too, and you can find the perfect design for almost any occasion. So we… Continue reading

Mood board: fresh florals

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Evenings in the garden and weekend walks down wildflower-lined lanes have made us fall in love with all things floral this week. So when we weren’t filling our home with vases stuffed with blooms, we found time to put together our pick of gorgeous floral makes and homestyle… Clockwise from top left: You’re my Sunshine… Continue reading

Cute mini kits!

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Sometimes you don’t want a massive stitching project, right? Sometimes it’s nice just to complete a quick ‘n’ quirky kit for an instant sense of achievement. Which is where our fun range of mini kits comes in! From a floral wooden heart pendant key ring, to a tropical birds bookmark, the range includes cute projects… Continue reading

Save £10 on orders over £25!

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We’re loving these summery projects – all from CrossStitcher over the past year! Miss any of them? Make sure you don’t miss any more great designs, by taking out a subscription! Right now, you can save £10 when you spend £25 or more on print subscriptions and special editions at our online shop here. Choose… Continue reading

Rock your cushion guitar!

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Yeah man! Forget air guitar – when it comes to belting out your favourite tunes and pulling off those rock star moves, we think cushion guitar (issue 280) is where it’s at! To prove it, we got former UK Air Guitar Champ Adam Rees to put ours to the test – as you can see from the… Continue reading

Tickets to The Handmade Fair now on sale!


We’re very excited here at CrossStitcher HQ this morning, as tickets to The Handmade Fair have gone on sale! Hosted by Kirstie Allsopp, this crafting extravaganza will be taking place in the gorgeous surroundings of Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, on 19-21 September. Putting learning and making at the heart of your visit, the event is… Continue reading

Mood board: under the sea

Under the sea

With summer here, we’re feeling inspired by trips to the seaside. There’s so much fun to be had poking about with a net in rock pools to see what you can find. With this in mind, here are some of our favourite fish-themed stitching projects and things to buy – we’re sticking them at the… Continue reading

Save £10 when you subscribe!

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Missed any of these amazing issues of CrossStitcher over the past few months? Well, make sure you don’t miss any more, by taking out a subscription. And right now you can save £10 when you subscribe! From 2-8 June, you can save £10 when you spend £25 or more on print subscriptions and special editions at… Continue reading

Make fresh summer style with CrossStitcher’s July issue – out now


Summer’s well and truly arrived, and here at CrossStitcher we’ve been enjoying long days outdoors – in between putting together our super-duper July issue of course! Our cover star this month is a retro ice cream van cushion in raspberry and pistachio tones. It’s got us remembering childhood holidays camping by the sea…so much fun!… Continue reading

Bumper Zweigart competition!

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We’re running a bumper competition in CrossStitcher’s July issue (number 280) – you could win one of 10 sets of Lugana Linea fabric from Zweigart! Bold and stylish, this 25 count evenweave is ideal for home and garden makes. Your prize includes 1m of Lugana Linea in each of these colourways: grey/orange, grey/green, and red…. Continue reading