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
Get to know…
Your EXCLUSIVE gift! • Send Lucie Heaton’s Lizzie the Stitcher Mouse to a crafty friend!
A brilliant mind • Step straight into the pages of the story as you stitch marvellous Matilda and her latest reading pile
Your letters • We love to see your stitches and keep up with your news, so send your photos, letters and tips today!
Always and forever • Raise a glass to the happy couple – they’ll adore this stitched sampler almost as much as each other!
Path to paradise • Follow the sounds of the sea to this idyllic hidden haven, inspired by the stunning Cornish coastline
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 for their top tips on teaching beginners how to stitch…
Design round-up • June might be Pride Month, but these heartening stitches will help you celebrate love all year round!
Picturesque Provence • Send a little sunshine to someone you love with one of Susan Bates’ stunning Provençal-inspired greetings 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…
Stitch-A-Long • Join our delicious 12-month sweet treats-themed SAL designed by Durene Jones
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Luxury animal collection • This bumper edition of Cross Stitch Gold celebrates all of nature’s most beautiful creatures in stitches
Summer vibes • GET INTO BEACH MODE WITH OUR KAWAII DESIGN COLLECTION!
Best of friends • Get youngsters excited about stitching with fun personalised bracelets – then make and share them with all their pals!
Moment of fun • Relive carefree childhood days as you swing into the action with an incredible sunset view to admire
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 love lives • Stitch a meaningful mini cushion as a gift for Father’s Day, a special birthday, or just to show you care!
Cameron Nunn • From space science to cross stitch, Cameron Nunn reveals how they made the leap…
Live with Pride • Celebrate Pride Month and show your support for all your LGBTQIA+ friends with our colourful Pride flag ABC
Enter to win! • Each month we have four fab giveaways for readers with loads of prizes up for grabs
Next month in The UK’s No.1 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 featured
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