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 some of our designers…
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! • Relax with 12 beachy designs from Durene Jones and embellish them with your wooden charms
Friendship blossoms • Put a smile on your face and a spring in your step with this adoring pair who are out enjoying the best of nature
Your letters • We love to see your stitches and keep up with your news, so send your photos, letters and tips today!
Meet The World Cross Stitching team…
A little ray of sunshine
SPOT THE DIFFERENCE
A work of art
GINGI THE GINGER CAT
A MOTHER’S LOVE IN STITCHES • If you’re included in the photo holding your stitching, then we’ll boost the size of the prize as it’s always lovely to see your friendly faces!
Big stitches, little stitches
Cats at home
SEND US YOUR NEWS
Blooming marvellous • Stitch up a treat with a set of four fabulous floral designs – which one will you pick first?
More than a body • Celebrate self-acceptance, strength, confidence and individuality – all bodies are amazing bodies after all
Ask the experts • Our panel of professionals is here to help you with your cross stitch dilemmas – however large or small
In the spotlight • JENNIFER, CRAFT TIME IN ARKHAM
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 swap out thread shades to customise stitches – here’s what they said…
TECHNIQUE FOCUS • Embellish your stitches with charms
Design round-up • We’ve hand-picked a selection of kits & charts that feature bold beauties and celebrate the feminine
Words to live by • Inspire joy and optimism with an elegant sampler designed to showcase the true beauty of nature
gathered Discover your next craft project
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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Wanderlust • EXPLORE THE WORLD’S MOST ICONIC LANDMARKS IN STITCHES
Megan Caines • We talk colour, creativity and all things stitch with Meloca Designs founder Megan Caines
Pause and reset • Take sanctuary in cross stitch and relish the relaxation – this vivid patchwork design is a real mood booster
Get your five a day • Upgrade your kitchen décor to include fresh stitchy accessories with vibrant veggies to feast your eyes on
Online news • Explore a world of cross stitching without leaving the house – we’ve found the websites, communities and charts you’ll love!
Our Best Buys • All the hottest cross stitch must-haves for your shopping list, plus an exclusive offer to make your pennies go further…
A ROYAL PORTRAIT
5 fab finds… Get them crafting early • For teaching kids to stitch
BAGS OF FUN
ALL IN THE DETAIL
A stitch in time...