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! • Beginners start here with a delightful spring bunny gatefold card designed by Fiona Baker
Garden friend • Join this pawsome kitty in a spot of gardening and make a special gift for a green-fingered pal
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 of Cross Stitching team…
As if by magic
Spring has sprung
Time to shine
BY THE SEASIDE
The good shepherd
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Fit for a Queen • Celebrate the life of Queen Elizabeth II in stitches with a wonderful tribute to our longest reigning monarch
Wool and whimsy • Soft thread shades and homespun cuteness abound in a picture-perfect scene especially for ewe
Lakeside Needlecraft • www.lakesideneedlecraft.co.uk
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!
WHERE AM I?
Send in your travel snaps!
Dates for your diary
Ask the experts • Our panel of professionals is here to help you with your cross stitch dilemmas – however large or small
Bags of style
A World of patterns on Etsy
In the spotlight • HEATHER NUGENT, MULTI-CRAFT EXPERT
How to stitch soft fluffy clouds
Kits or solo charts?
Wishes granted • Request a design and our resident design expert, Jenny, might just chart it for you…
Searching for a guide dog chart
Friendly advice • We asked our readers for their tips on how to get motivated and reconnect with a long-forgotten WIP
Design round-up • We’ve hand-picked a selection of kits & charts of sweet cards to celebrate this spring holiday…
Midnight garden • Enjoy the beauty of colourful florals shimmering in the moonlight as they bloom across four special cards
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… hoop frames • New ways to show off your stitching
REACH FOR THE SKY
MAGIC UP THE BOY WIZARD
CHEERS TO CROSS STITCH
Stitch-A-Long • Join our delicious 12-month sweet treats-themed SAL designed by Durene Jones
THE WORLD OF Cross Stitching
Celebrate the season • MARK SPRING FESTIVALS WORLDWIDE WITH OUR CHART COLLECTION!
Signs of spring • Herald the warmer months and stitch your favourite blooms forever preserved in a stylish Art Nouveau window
Easter pop-up! • Eggs-press yourself with a mandala-style design in deliciously tempting thread colours and dazzling patterns
Fiona’s focus STITCHING WITH METALLICS • Mastering metallics can be tricky, but with my...