Weekend freebie!

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We’re starting a new regular Weekend Freebie post on our blog today! To celebrate the weekend, every Friday we’ll be bringing you a free chart from the web, for you to download, stitch up and enjoy. To kick off, we’ve got a bit of a gem. On DMC’s USA website, you can download 16 –… Continue reading

Out now! The Ultimate Alphabets Cross Stitch Collection

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Love creating personalised gifts for friends and family? We think there’s nothing quite like the joy of giving someone a handmade present stitched with their own name – and we love receiving them too! So we’re excited about a new one-off cross stitch magazine to hit the shelves. The Ultimate Alphabets Cross Stitch Collection (out… Continue reading

Free cute flower charts!

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How funky are these retro-style flower designs! They’re perfect for making into cards to brighten friends’ days, or why not stitch the trio in a row and frame for a cheery wall display. The best thing? You can download the charts for free right here. Stitch up and enjoy!

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 'Rustic Style' book with CrossStitcher's January issue


CrossStitcher January 2013 Rustic Style chart bookBe inspired to give your home that country chic look with our gorgeous Rustic Style keepsake book – FREE with our January issue!

This 56 page collectable chart book is packed full of easy ways to add a touch of rustic, handmade charm to your home. There’s 35 charts to choose from (all hand-picked by the CrossStitcher team) as well as easy-to-follow instructions showing you how to make everything from gift tags to cake bands.

Grab your copy and get started on a new hobby today… or collect and keep it on your bookshelf for handmade gift ideas throughout the year!

Buy the latest issue of CrossStitcher online or sign-up to a subscription for month-on-month stitching inspiration.

Comedy Christmas jumpers from CrossStitcher's December issue


Here at CrossStitcher HQ we love a comedy jumper at Christmas time, and these mini stitched versions may be the best we’ve ever seen!

Attach them to cards and gift tags, or incorporate pictures of friends and family for extra laughs. You’ll find the patterns in our December issue, out now.