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! • Have fun stitching Heather Nugent’s Rudolph Reindeer 3D decoration for your Christmas tree
Jolly festive bear hugs • This cuddly chum is spreading glad tidings with a Christmas wreath – and this one is just for you!
Your letters • We love to see your stitches and keep up with your news, so send your photos, letters and tips today!
Perk up your day • Wake up to an energising coffee and scrumptious pastry and you’ll be all set for a day of stitching ahead
Pet of the month • We know you’re huge fans of pets, so have us design a cross stitch of a beloved animal!
More pet ideas
Happy Hanukkah • Send greetings to celebrate the Festival of Lights with five bright and bold card designs to choose from
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 secure thread when starting and finishing – here’s what they said…
Design round-up • We’ve hand-picked a selection of kits & charts so you can celebrate the national holiday in the US…
Season’s tweetings • Calling all bird lovers – stretch your skills with a beautiful robin redbreast in an eye-catching stitch-art style
Our Best Buys • All the hottest cross stitch must-haves for your shopping list, plus an exclusive offer to make your pennies go further…
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Festive traditions • STITCH WINTER WISHES FOR FRIENDS & FAMILY AROUND THE WORLD
Faby’s masterclass • Discover new techniques every month with our resident stitching expert, Faby Reilly
Happy stitch-mas! • Get your needle and threads stuck into these patterned motifs to send to all this festive season
W is for winter • Stitch a letter a day to keep the cold away with a sampler filled with all your seasonal favourites – from A to Z!
How many sleeps? • Tick off the days to 25 December with an eye-catching calendar that’s fresh, bold and easy to finish!
Hug a hottie! • Get stitch-ready for winter with a hot water bottle cover and mug wrap – perfect for the colder nights
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!
STITCHER STYLE • Small is beautiful to Anna Pavlyuk of Sweet Annet, who lives in Warsaw in Poland and has put her stamp on the world with a delightful collection of cross stitch designs
Enter to win! • Each month we have four fab giveaways for readers with loads of prizes up for grabs
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...