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.


Death by Cross Stitch | Julia Line Guest Blog

The Death by Cross Stitch chart is taking the cross stitch world by storm. Released in June 2016 to mark the 20th anniversary of Long Dog Samplers it was an instant hit. The creative talent behind Death by Cross Stitch is Julia Line. We asked her to write a guest blog for us to explain how…

Celtic Knot SG

Celtic Knot Cross Stitch | Free Chart

St Patrick’s Day is a huge celebration in Ireland and for Irish folk across the globe. Mark the day with a bold Celtic knot and stitch it while enjoying half a Guinness and a beef stew! You will need: Cream 14-count Aida, 4 1/2 x 4 1/2in (11 x 11cm) Green double-fold card with a…

Baby HugsSG

10 Cross Stitch Kits to Gift For Mother’s Day

Stitchy gifts are perfect for Mother’s Day. If your Mum loves to cross stitch, giving her a gift she will enjoy and be able to work on for the next year is perfect. As it’s Mother’s Day we thought it would be nice to show some of our favourite Mum and baby cross stitch kits. Plus…


Celebrate Crufts 2017 With a Free Cross Stitch Dog Chart

Crufts started yesterday and we are enamoured with all the little dogs strutting their stuff in the arena. Our guess is that some of these dogs are quite coddled pups! So, we wanted to give you this free cross stitch dog chart to stitch that features it’s very own pampered pooch. You will need: 14-count…

Bright Eyes

8 Cross Stitch Kits To Put a Spring In Your Step

Although the weather may suggest otherwise, spring is almost here. The beautiful season where flowers come out in bloom, easter happens and there are baby animals in abundance. Here are our favourite spring time cross stitch kits. 1 Spring Sampler Cross Stitch Kit This bright and cheerful kit from Riverdrift Studios is full of the…

Beryl Cook Bubbly Cross Stitch

Artists’ Lives: Beryl Cook (now in Cross Stitch!)

Bothy Threads have licensed the paintings of Beryl Cook for their latest collection, and like the original artwork, the results are amusing, uplifting, passionate and joyful. Beryl Cook’s art is instantly recognisable and universally loved. As one of Britain’s most celebrated painters, her work depicted everyday social observations, in a style that has never been…