Cross Stitch

If you enjoy cross stitch, you’ve come to the right place! In addition to having the biggest range of cross stitch kits, charts and books in the UK, we also have lots of free tips, techniques, ideas and ebooks to help you on your way. With downloadable cross stitch patterns and the top trending cross stitch kits – we have everything covered for the avid cross stitcher and needlecrafter.

Genevieve Brading Tells Us Why She Loves The Craft Sanctuary

We are so excited to have Genevieve from Floss & Mischief teaching out the Craft Sanctuary again. You all loved her before, so of course, we asked her to come back! Here, she tells us why she loved her time stitching with you all. I’d never been to a stitching retreat so didn’t quite know…

Tweet Tweet! Our Top Ten Cross Stitch Birds

Nothing makes me happier than listening to the birds as they sing along in the morning. If you enjoy their callings and you’re a bird lover too then these cross-stitch Birds are the ideal kits for you. Here are my favourite bird scenes on my wish list. 1 Searching Seagull This seagull is scouring its surroundings…

Peony Cross Stitch | Free Pattern

The Peony is a traditional symbol of wealth and prosperity in the Far East. Stitch this beautiful flower and turn it into a trinket box, mirror top or pincushion to admire daily. Originally, peonies were costly and confined to the possession of the elite, so were quickly associated with wealth. If you could afford a…

Celebrating Jane Austen Through Cross Stitch

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a lady should cross stitch. July marks 200 years since the death of Jane Austen and in celebration of her life and her outstanding contribution to the literary world, we are paying homage in the way we know best… Through cross stitch. Jane Austen was born in December…

8 Cornish Cross Stitch Kits That Are Proper Ansum

Ere, have e seen that Poldark is back on the TV? It’s got us all swooning and wanting to head down to the Cornish Coast. While some of e may be Cornish born and bred, the rest of us mere emmets can only picture the beauty of the area until we can holiday there. 1 Cornish Cottage …

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10 Beach Scenes to Bring on The Summer

 The sun has been teasing us as of late. Coming out for a few days, then disappearing and making way for the rain. We are hoping to entice it back out by stitching beach scenes. Here are my favourite beach scenes on my stitching wishlist. 1 Beach Babies This is my favourite beach scene and…

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Top Tips From The Historical Sampler Company

We are so excited about the new kits from The Historical Sampler Company. Designs include Birth Samplers, Wedding Samplers, a Christmas Design and the Flamingo design they had previously teased. Joanne from The Historical Sampler Company has written a guest blog for us. Here she explains the best way to stitch these kits and why…