Weekend freebie – kitsch Christmas cards

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These three cuties are kitsch-tastic! Stitch them up, embellish with bells and bows, and mount on printable star card mounts for the most adorable Christmas cards! To make them, you’ll need: 14 count white aida; charts and key which you can download here; illustrated card mount you can download here; threads as listed in the… Continue reading

Great savings in our Summer Sale!


Couldn’t be without the monthly dose of stitching inspiration and gorgeous designs you get from your favourite craft magazine? Of course you couldn’t! If you love to make, we bring you the very best ideas and on-trend designs to get you crafting. So why not take out a subscription to CrossStitcher? Right now, you can… Continue reading

Celebrate home life with CrossStitcher’s Summer issue


Exciting times! Our Summer issue (number 281) is out now! This month, we’re celebrating everything that means “home” to us. Our cover project is a gorgeous family tree you can personalise with your own family members’ initials! Designed by Felicity Hall, it’ll look perfect in your sitting or dining room. Next up, we’ve got a… 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

Celebrate summer with CrossStitcher’s June issue – out now!


It may be hard to believe, but summer is nearly here. The sun is shining and the days are warming up. Cue adventure-packed weekend road trips, picnics and of course afternoons spent stitching in the garden – bliss. We’ve packed the June issue of CrossStitcher with 44 fresh projects to inspire your new season’s crafting. From fun… Continue reading

Super Special Sale!


We’re having a big sale on our digital bookazines and specials! Available from Apple Newsstand for your iPad and iPhone, we’ve put some of our favourite stitching special editions, such as the Ultimate Forest Friends Collection and the Beginners Guide to Knitting, on sale!

Prices start from as low as 69p, so what are you waiting for? Find and download the Cross Stitch Collection/CrossStitcher app in Apple Newsstand by clicking on the links below, then check out the ‘Specials’ tab to find all of these fab deals to download and enjoy.

You can also search any of our craft titles, such as Papercraft Inspirations and Mollie Makes to find their amazing deals on bookazines too! Happy stitching!

For CrossStitcher: www.crossstitchermagazine.co.uk/digital

Save an extra 20% on subscription sale prices!


It’s the last week of our January sale and we’re ramping up the savings! Until 30 January, you can get an extra 20% off already discounted subscription prices right here.

Merry Christmas!


WIN! Tickets to the Craft4Crafters Show!



Craft4Crafters returns to Westpoint arena in Exeter for another spectacular crafting extravaganza! Explore 14,000 sq feet of traders, displays, galleries and workshops, running from Thursday 30 January to Saturday 2 February.

The 2014 show promises to deliver a fusion of fabrics, textiles, needle and hobby craft supplies, workshops, Make & Takes, galleries & displays as well as live demonstrations, seminars, competitions, giving visitors an outstanding choice all under one roof!

Download your free popcorn box template!


Januarys are made for cosy nights in with a good movie, so you’ll be needing some fab movie-night accessories to ensure your evening’s fit for a film star! 

We have 24 Hollywood mini motifs in the new issue of CrossStitcher, plus loads of ideas for things you can make with them! Popcorn is always an essential when watching a film, so we’re definitely going to make this cinema-style popcorn box! Find the cross stitch design in the magazine, then simply download and print out your box template for free here, stick it together and fill with lots of tasy popcorn!