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! • Send a loved one warm winter wishes with Durene Jones’ modern florals – our stitch kit for you!
Baa-rilliant Christmas! • Get all wrapped up with Shaun the Sheep and prepare the family for a festive stitching treat
Your letters • We love to see your stitches and keep up with your news, so send your photos, letters and tips today!
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Winter wonderland • A year in the life of a tree is now complete with this final wintry part of our stunning nature series
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 tree decorations • Festive decs to stitch for your tree
Stocking surprise • Add a touch of vintage to personalised cards and tags with timeless Victorian-style motifs for a classy look
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…
Friendly advice • We asked our Facebook fans for their tips for getting stitched faces right – here’s what they said…
TECHNIQUE FOCUS • Back to front with a loop start
Design round-up • We’ve hand-picked a selection of kits & charts so you can stitch the festive season’s best Santas…
Spice up your Xmas! • Create cookie-style Christmas cards that are full of flavour, with backstitch icing and festive gingerbread
Fiona’s focus • Sharing your cross stitch hobby with little ones can be incredibly rewarding – here are some handy tips to help you find the next generation of stitchers!
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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Have a cute Xmas! • BE MERRY WITH OUR CHRISTMAS KAWAII CHART COLLECTION!
It’s show time! • Kids will love helping to make these puppets with you almost as much as playing with them
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Online news • Explore a world of cross stitching without leaving the house – we’ve found the websites, communities and charts you’ll love!
Event of the month
Owl your love • Feather the festive love nest with a special stitch that’s just for Christmas – and just for those you love!
Rainbow brights • Make Christmas greetings filled with happy vibes this festive season using all the colours of the rainbow
Crystal colour • No one is as cool as this colourful penguin pal stitched in a multitude of frosty wintry shades
STITCHER STYLE • Designed to bring a sense of peace, calm and a little bit of joy, Jacob de Graaf’s neo-folk samplers are modern-day classics inspired by stitches of yester year
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
Soar with the Dragon Sky Queen • Take to the skies with an Anne Stokes fantasy design stitched on special aida
How to… • Beginner? Follow Fiona’s guide to...