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 gift! • There’s the perfect card to stitch for every occasion in your Gorgeous Greetings chartbook
Sweet fantasy • Use your stitchy powers to enter a magical land of unicorns and bring this bewitching design to life
Fiona’s focus NEXT-LEVEL STITCHING • Mastered the basics of cross stitch? It’s time to ramp up your knowledge and finesse those skills to create perfect finishes every time
Lakeside Needlecraft Get to know…
Fox around • Create breathtaking winter wall art in striking linocut style using just two rusty shades of thread
Your letters • We always love to see your stitches (and smiles!), so do send the team your photos, letters and tips today!
Bloomin’ marvellous • Make a stitchy statement and upcycle your old clothes using the prettiest of wintry florals and foliage
Stitch-A-Long • Join our stitchy-themed 12-month SAL designed by Durene Jones
Ask the experts • Our panel of professionals is here to help you with your cross stitch dilemmas – however large or small
Wishes granted • Request a design and our resident design expert, Jenny, might just chart it for you…
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A winterful life • MAKE GORGEOUS GIFTS TO WARM HEARTS ON THE COLDEST OF DAYS
Check meowt • Have a go at this contemporary stitch, pawsitively packed with cattitude – it’s purrfect for cat ladies (and gents)!
Pure shores • Seas the day with a delicate landscape stitch bursting with winter charm and warming sunset colours
Fresh starts • Say cheers to 2024 and embrace the stitchy new year ahead with a contemporary and colourful design
Our Best Buys • All the hottest cross stitch must-haves for your shopping list, plus an exclusive offer to make your pennies go further…
Life in full colour • Brighten your world when you work this retro alphabet in a rainbow of thread shades from Paintbox Crafts
Enter to win! • Each month we have four fab giveaways for readers with loads of lovely prizes
The future is bright • Champion the special people in your life and celebrate their achievements or new adventures with a stitchy card
Next month in The World of Cross Stitching
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 we’ve featured
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Christmas cheer delivered all year! • Give a gift they’ll really appreciate month after month with a subscription to one of our magazines
A toast to you • Classic designs to commemorate loved ones’ special days
Super stitches • Send fun designs to all your everyday heroes
Top trunks • Celebrate special moments with these adorable elephants
Bee-utiful! • Make life that bit sweeter for those you cherish
Bright future • Spread joy and best wishes with adorable characters
Sew much love • Brighten a fellow...