Get set for Christmas with our November issue – out now!

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Hands up who loves stitching for Christmas – most of you we expect! There’s nothing better than curling up on an autumn afternoon with a mug of coffee and a few festive songs on the iPod to stitch gifts and homestyle that’ll be treasured for years. So we’ve packed our November issue, number 285 (out now)… Continue reading

Save when you subscribe to CrossStitcher!

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Hate that feeling when you get to the shops and find your favourite craft magazine has sold out? That’s a whole month’s worth of stitching projects and inspiration you’re missing out on! Well, we have the solution – subscribe to CrossStitcher! We have an amazing deal saving you over £34* on the shop price, plus… Continue reading

Cosy up for autumn with our bumper October issue

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Christmas may still be a few months off but we all know how fast this time goes, and how important it is to start your festive stitching early! So in this issue of CrossStitcher you’ll find the most gorgeous project ideas for gifts and homestyle. Plus, there are two gifts this issue – a kit… Continue reading

Cute weekend make from Hoop-La!

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After a quick ‘n’ simple make for the weekend? How about trying your hand at this autumnal phone cosy from issue 2 of Hoop-La! magazine. Designed by Sarah Edgar, the project uses felt and simple embroidery stitches – perfect for using up threads and scraps of felt from your stash. It’s also easy to make… Continue reading

Get creative with CrossStitcher’s September issue, out now!

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Grab a cuppa, bag the sofa and settle down to stitch bang-on-trend designs – CrossStitcher’s September issue has them covered, from tropical homestyle to chic accessories. First up, our heart’s a-flutter for our over-sized butterfly cover star in glam vintage florals. Place in your bedroom for instant boudoir luxe. After that, we’re off to the… 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

Makeover your wardrobe with inspiration from Hoop-La!

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Thinking of chucking away that plain, old shirt you’ve found at the back of your wardrobe? Instead, why not transform it into something so on trend you’ll want to wear it every day, with this cute posy embroidery from talented designer Clare Youngs. The project’s in issue 2 of Hoop-La! magazine (on sale here and in newsagents… Continue reading

Great savings in our Summer Sale!

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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

Create new look embroidery with Hoop-La! Issue 2 out now

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Back by popular demand, issue 2 of Hoop-La! magazine hits the shops today! The team have tracked down some of the most exciting new designers from around the world to bring you 47 fresh designs. Check out a few pages here. From simple wall art to fashion accessories, every project will inspire you to dig out… Continue reading

Enjoy summer with CrossStitcher’s August issue, out now!

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August is a month to relax, take stock and enjoy a little laziness. So in our August issue (number 282, out now!) we’re celebrating just that, with dreamy summery projects for you to stitch while sitting in the sun (with lots of SPF on, of course!). Our cover star is a sleeping cat curled up… Continue reading