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
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Furry Tales • Collect a chart from the adorable Furry Tales® family, designed by Lucie Heaton
Your EXCLUSIVE gift! • Let your stitches shine in Fiona Baker’s empowering rainbow card with cool tasselled edging
Saved by the spell • Conjure up your neatest stitches to magic up this exciting design and make a loved one’s wishes come true
Your letters • We love to see your stitches and keep up with your news, so send your photos, letters and tips today!
Retro rainbows • No need to pick your favourite pixelated pal from the set – they’re simple to stitch, so make them all!
Faby’s masterclass • Discover new techniques every month with our resident stitching expert, Faby Reilly
Our Best Buys • All the hottest cross stitch must-haves for your shopping list, plus an exclusive offer to make your pennies go further…
Ask the experts • Our panel of professionals is here to help you with your cross stitch dilemmas – however large or small
In the spotlight • LUCIE HEATON, DESIGNER
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 get organised in time to meet a stitch deadline – here’s what they said…
Design round-up • We’ve hand-picked a selection of kits & charts so you can celebrate a moving house life event…
Positive vibes • An explosion of colourful thread shades awaits your needle as you get stuck into this mesmerising hanging
Pet of the month • We know you’re huge fans of pets, so have us design a cross stitch of a beloved animal!
THE WORLD OF Cross Stitching
STITCHER STYLE • Kateryna’s design name is Stitchy Princess and she lives in Ukraine. Inspired by the old Slavic stories and fairy tales of her childhood, she tells us how creativity gets her through
Sew active! • LOOK LIVELY WITH OUR GET-UP-AND-GO COLLECTION OF MODERN HOBBIES
The two of us • Mark milestone wedding anniversaries with a set of stylish cards stitched on fabric with added sparkle
Cross Stitch Professional Platinum (Plus), Windows PC
PCStitch Pro, Windows PC
MacStitch, Mac OS
Stitch Sketch, Apple app
Join the club • Are you a budding gardener or houseplant hoarder? You’ll want to add this design to your green-fingered collection!
Feel an inner peace • Stitch yourself zen with a beautifully empowering portrait full of positive energy and relaxing hues
Shanah Tovah! • Welcome in the Jewish New Year with a celebratory design and adorn your home with inspired hoop art
Online news • Explore a world of cross stitching without leaving the house – we’ve found the websites, communities and charts you’ll love!
Sunshine stitches • Add sunflowers to intricate blackwork letters in this elegant ABC and celebrate the national flower of Ukraine
Enter to win! • Each month we have four fab giveaways for readers with loads of prizes up for grabs
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How to… • Beginner? Follow Fiona’s guide to instant stitching success!
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