Free! Download card artwork from the May 2015 issue

Cards from May 2015 issue of CrossStitcher

Create stunning any-occasion cards by adding your stitching to Lesley Teare’s hand-drawn artwork. In the May 2015 issue of CrossStitcher (on sale 3rd April) you’ll find the charts for you need to create the small stitched motifs. You’ll need 14 count perforated paper – we sourced ours from The Nutmeg Company - and white card. Download… Continue reading

Free! Download your matchbox template for a sweet baby keepsake

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Welcome to the world little one! This dinky matchbox opens out to reveal sweet pastel motifs. There are 12 designs in total including sweet sleeping babes, bunting and little teddy bears – choose the motifs you like best and stitch them up to create a truly adorable baby keepsake. And best of all, you can… Continue reading

Weekend freebie – red heart

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It’s Friday and Valentine’s is just around the corner! What are you hoping to receive? A nice bunch of roses, perhaps? A card? A box of chocs? Well, we’re giving you a treat too, in the shape of a gorgeous heart chart to download and stitch today – for free! All you need to do… Continue reading

Free! Download your card mount with heart aperture

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Ahhh. One of our favourite makes in the February issue of CrossStitcher (issue 288, out Friday 9 January) has to be these adorable woodland animal cards. Designed by Diane Machin, they are perfect for Valentine’s, and for any other day! We can’t decide which critter we love most – they’re all so cute and we adore the… Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas – day 12

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Today’s the last day in our incredible 12 Days of Christmas giveaway extravaganza! Our final stitchy treat is a free download of two floral thank you card designs from Angela Poole. The perfect way to say thanks for any gifts you’ve had over Christmas! Download your charts here and stitch them up today! We hope you’ve enjoyed our 12… Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas – day nine!

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It’s day nine in our amazing 12 Days of Christmas giveaway extravaganza! Your treat for today is free chart designed by Diane Machin. These glittering dove ornaments are perfect for making last minute Christmas decor, as they are quick to stitch and easy to assemble. They are stitched using DMC light Effects threads, but would… 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

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

Free printables: months for your Changing Seasons calendar

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Stay organised and enjoy a whole year in cross stitch by making our Changing Seasons calendar from our January issue – out 12 December. Designed by Lesley Teare, the project features each month in florals and garden motifs – perfect for celebrating the beauty of each season! Each month should be quick to stitch, and… Continue reading

Download your Polar Pals card mounts

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Aren’t these little Polar Pals cute! They’ve been designed by Durene Jones and we’ve made them into Christmas cards for our December issue (number 286, out to buy on Friday 14 November here). Why not stitch them up and send to friends with cheery season’s greetings. You’ll find the charts, key and materials list in the December… Continue reading