Bothy Threads is one of our favourite cross stitch brands. Creating their own designs as well as licensing artists work their cross stitch kits are enjoyed by everyone who stitches them.
Here are 10 of our favourite cross stitch kits from Bothy threads by some of their talented artists.
You have probably seen Hannah Dale’s designs on things like place mats, oven gloves and mugs in your local garden centre or farm shop. Her paintings are loved by so many people and now you can enjoy the process of making them by cross stitch. The images do not do the final product justice, these kits are absolutely stunning stitched. The fox is my favourite. When I saw it stitched up for the first time I was mesmerised! I adore the plump little robin, he makes me happy just to look at him and the ducks and daffs is a perfect kit for spring.
Kim Anderson’s cross stitch kits top the SewandSo bestseller list. You can see why can’t you? Her illustrations transfer into cross stitch extremely well. They are bright, playful and the floral aspect gives a spring feel. Give the Love Heart to someone special in your life, the Love Blossoms to a newlywed couple and keep the Love Tree for yourself.
These designs from Deborah Street are worked using only black stranded cotton on coloured Aida, which creates a truly magical backdrop to the finished silhouette! While the art of silhouette making dates all the way back to the 18th century we are seeing a real resurgence in it in the 21st century. Some of our favourite examples of this come from Alice in Wonderland. The Mad Hatter scene and the classic Alice in Wonderland scene top the list.
Amanda Loverseed creates a story in every single one of her designs. Whether it’s the Cut Thru’ series like the Magic School where there is a hidden snail in every design or the Wedding Celebration that looks like a hell of a party has taken place you can enjoy the story and the process of stitching her designs.
Which are your favourite Bothy Threads cross stitch kits? Send us pictures of your Bothy WIPs and finished projects by tagging us on social using #SewandSo. We’d love to see them.