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! • Stitch Gerry the scarf-wearing giraffe by Guncha Kumar as a book buddy for a bookish pal!
Phizz-whizzing! • Human beans and kindly giants unite to tell the story of Roald Dahl’s Big Friendly Giant in stitches
Your letters • We love to see your stitches and keep up with your news, so send your photos, letters and tips today!
Words to love by • Stitch your heartfelt feelings into this typography picture made for two, and watch your love grow
Hit the right note • Tune up and join the cross stitch band with an orchestral alphabet of soulful instruments, from accordion to zither!
Fiona’s focus • Ready to share your stitching with the world? Learn how to take great photos for social media, selling, sharing with our Letters page and more
Ask the experts • Our panel of professionals is here to help you with your cross stitch dilemmas – however large or small
Tension versus stitches
In the spotlight • SARAH SCOTT, STITCHTASTIC
Happy birthday from mi-aow!
How to clone a chart
Wishes granted • Request a design and our resident design expert, Jenny, might just chart it for you…
Stand-out stitches on dark aida
Friendly advice • We asked our Facebook fans what’s the best way to spring clean a stash cupboard – here’s what they said…
Design round-up • We’ve hand-picked a selection of kits & charts so you can stitch trees and forest friends…
Hello, old bean! • Can’t stitch without your caffeine-fix? This is the club for you – you’ll love it a latte!
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… to celebrate The Queen
GOODIES & GIFTS GALORE! • STITCHY CRAFT HAMPER
PINING FOR WINTER
IT’S IN THE BAG
Stitch-A-Long • Join our delicious 12-month sweet treats-themed SAL designed by Durene Jones
THE WORLD OF Cross Stitching Britain’s No. 1
Greek classics • TAKE A TOUR OF ANCIENT GREECE WITH A MYTHOLOGICAL COLLECTION
My funny Valentine • Set your heart on stitching this gnome for your loved one and make a gift they’ll fall head over heels for
A moment in winter • This friendly feline has a secret – look within to spot all the delightful details of a snowy winter wonderland
Diversity in Stitching • Discover a brilliant new resource that celebrates and promotes diversity in cross stitch
Meet the Diversity in Stitching team
Love warms the heart • Send a card steeped in tradition to your special someone with the revival of a classic symbol of love from Wales
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!
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Dates for your diary
Baby-saurus fun • Decorate the nursery with the cutest dino friends providing dreamtime adventures for little ones