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! • Beginners start here with a delightful bookcase design that’s easy to stitch and make into a bookmark
Greet each new dawn • Escape to the country without leaving home with this gorgeous cockerel – a botanical study in stitches
Hannah Dale • We chat to Hannah Dale, the talented artist behind Wrendale Designs
BOTHY THREADS COLLABORATION • Kate Golby from Bothy Threads tells us about transforming Hannah Dale’s characterful paintings into cross stitch kits
Your letters • We love to see what you’ve been stitching and hear your news, so send in your photos, letters and tips today!
Our Best Buys • All the hottest cross stitch must-haves for your shopping list, plus an exclusive offer to make your pennies go further…
Welcome, spring! • Send a little sunshine someone’s way with four bright and beautiful blooms, captured in stained glass
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 how they prevent threads from knotting and fraying – here’s what they said…
Design round-up • We’ve hand-picked a selection of designs that are finished in stylish wooden hoops to make wall art
Simply divine • Celebrate the architecture and beauty of stained glass with a cathedral sampler, worked on glorious green aida
Pet of the month • We know you’re huge fans of pets, so have us design a cross stitch of a beloved animal!
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Detective stitches • CRACK THE CASE WITH OUR FILM NOIR CHART COLLECTION
Pots of colour • Who says flowers grow in the ground? Stitch blooms in watering cans, wellies and pots for a charming display
Faby’s masterclass • Discover new techniques every month with our resident stitching expert, Faby Reilly
A journey in stitches • Sail the seven seas with needle and thread and this fantastic cross stitch chart of our fair world
Flying high • Capture the beauty of a bluebird in flight with pretty pastel thread colours on vintage cream fabric
ALL-NEW SPECIAL EDITION! • A pretty and fun selection of Lucie Heaton’s favourite cross stitch designs, including Furry Tales! Don’t miss this 132-page collection of fantastic charts to treasure forever. Order today for FREE UK delivery direct to your door.
Dressed to impress • Dance floor-ready in a frock of fabulous frills, this silhouetted beauty will add glamour wherever she goes
Home sweet home • Get your household shipshape with this kitchen notebook and pencil station, perfect for shopping lists
Enter to win! • Each month we have four fab giveaways for readers with loads of prizes up for grabs
Fun and games • Get children started on a new hobby with these colourful creations, designed with the littlest stitchers in mind
Stockists • Buy your basic stitching stash and products we’ve featured
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