Every issue is packed with the very best cross stitch designs, expert advice and in depth technical features, as well as product news, reader letters and stories, competitions and giveaways.
Meet our guests • Get to know this month’s reader panel, and look out for their favourite projects throughout the issue
Furry Tales • Collect a chart from the adorable Furry Tales® family, designed by Lucie Heaton
Your EXCLUSIVE gifts! • Get set for Christmas and stitch your trio of kits to make a handy bookmark, a cute card and jolly tags
Smurfy Christmas • No need to be blue – these jolly characters are here to save Christmas with a very special delivery
Your letters • We love to see your stitches and keep up with your news, so send your photos, letters and tips today!
’Tis the season • Deck your halls with an elegant wreath hoop that’s bursting with majestic winter blooms
All things mice • Spread Christmas cheer when you stitch and send these adorable festive greetings to loved ones near and far
Ask the experts • Our panel of professionals is here to help you with your cross stitch dilemmas – however large or small
In the spotlight
Wishes granted • Request a design and our resident design expert, Jenny, might just chart it for you…
Friendly advice • We asked our Facebook fans for their top tips on turning their stitches into bookmarks – here’s what they said…
Design round-up • We’ve hand-picked a selection of kits & charts so you can bring a touch of stitchy style to your home
We believe • Bring Father Christmas Ho-Ho-home! This snuggly cushion is the perfect addition to your Christmas décor
Stitch-A-Long • Join our delicious 12-month sweet treats-themed SAL designed by Durene Jones
CHOOSE YOUR XMAS KIT
SIMPLY CHRISTMAS • Be inspired to have a wonderful Christmas with our brand-new issue plus three stunning extra mags. All packed with the latest ideas for home styling, gifts, crafting, family times, cooking and baking. Get ahead for December!
Festive opulence • INDULGE IN A BIT OF LUXURY WITH OUR TWINKLING FROSTY MOTIFS
Out & About • Get involved in the stitching fun this month – we’ve rounded up the most exciting campaigns, clubs and events so that you can join in with them all!
Give thanks • Count your blessings throughout the year with a bountiful design celebrating the harvest, nature and country crafts
Our Best Buys • All the hottest cross stitch must-haves for your shopping list, plus an exclusive offer to make your pennies go further…
Home sweet home • Spice up your stitching this season with a pair of gingerbread houses that look good enough to eat
Better together • Get that warm fuzzy feeling with a paw-fect portrait of an adorable duo enjoying an afternoon snooze
Snow cute • Stitch an adorable greeting for someone you love beary much
Sugar rush • Make custom stockings and sacks for your loved ones with a sweet tooth and fill them with festive goodies
Enter to win! • Each month we have four fab giveaways for readers with loads of prizes up for grabs
Next month in The UK’s No.1 THE WORLD OF Cross Stitching • ISSUE 339 ON SALE 4 OCTOBER
How to… • Beginner? Follow Fiona’s guide to instant stitching success!
How to stitch • Tackle the basic stitches in our charts…
Back issues • Complete your collection with back issues of your favourite stitchy mag
Take a break! • Put down your needle and pick up a pen to complete our crossword and sudoku puzzles
Stockists • Buy your basic stitching stash and products...