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

Download your Rudolph Christmas card mounts

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Everyone loves Rudolph! So make our adorable cards from our November issue (out Friday 17 October) and send him to pals to wish them a very merry Christmas and a happy new year. You’ll find the charts in our November issue, which will be available to buy from Friday here. They’ve been designed by Durene… Continue reading

Free playing cards download!

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We love this cute playing card purse designed by Sarah Cookland for CrossStitcher’s September issue (number 283, out Friday 22 August). Not only is it bang on trend, it’s also ultra useful for keeping those pesky pennies under control in our handbag – what a winner! You can find the project on pages 51-52 in… Continue reading

Download your free mason-jar card backing paper

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We’re pumping up the colour in our September issue, with our four bright mason-jar cards. Designed by Lucie Heaton, they’re perfect for any occasion – birthdays, new jobs, new homes, thank yous… They are sure to make the lucky recipients smile! We love the jumping jelly beans – which is your favourite? Let us know… Continue reading

Special new baby download for iPad & iPhone

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Are your friends or family celebrating the imminent arrival of a new little one into their nest? Then why not make a very special gift that’ll be treasured for years to come. In our brand-new download for iPad and iPhone, you’ll find lots of gorgeous gifts and cards to stitch. After a sampler? Why not… 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!

Free graph paper backing for your Father’s Day cards

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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