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! • You’ll have so much fun stitching this jolly elf to make a unique 3D decoration for your Christmas tree
A cracking Christmas! • Capture the spirit of the season of good will with Wallace and GromitTM buried under a pile of pressies
Your letters • We love to see your stitches and keep up with your news, so send your photos, letters and tips today!
Let it snow • Wrap up in the warm and complete your seasonal sampler series with the ultimate winter stitch
Season’s tweetings • Take flight with this red-breasted pair of robins and add a traditional touch to your festive décor
Ask the experts • Our panel of professionals are 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 all things needle related – here’s what they said…
Design round-up • We’ve hand-picked a selection of kits & charts that’ll appeal to your foodie friends and family…
Mosaic magic • Create decorations with a difference and bring a classic artform back to life with a fun stitchy twist
Our Best Buys • All the hottest cross stitch must-haves for your shopping list, plus an exclusive offer to make your pennies go further…
5 fab finds… for more holidays • Stitchy gifts for other important dates
WRAPPED IN LOVE
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Modern classic • CAPTURE THE ENCHANTING STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER IN STITCHES
Faby’s masterclass • Discover new techniques every month with our resident stitching expert, Faby Reilly
Festive florals • Dress up your table for the main event with this classic design for guests to feast their eyes on
Merry & bright • Give last-minute gifts and homemade treats an extra personal touch with these joyful stitches
Pet of the month • We know you’re huge fans of pets, so have us design a cross stitch of a beloved animal!
A holiday home • Complete your charming set with this final part – it’s sure to take pride of place on your mantlepiece
Yule tidings • You’ll love to stitch and send Jenny’s gorgeous range of traditional festive greetings to all your loved ones
Enter to win! • Each month we have four fab giveaways for readers with loads of prizes up for grabs
Trees most lovely • Spruce up your festive decoration this year with a beautiful banner that’s got all the trimmings
Stockists • Buy your basic stitching stash and products we’ve featured
The world of Cross Stitching
Back issues • Complete your collection with back issues of your favourite stitchy mag
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