Meet the Makers

Meet the top designers and seasoned professionals causing a storm within the cross-stitch! Capable of stunning design, mind-blowing detail and impressive techniques; we delve deep and discover the story behind their incredible success.

Nora Corbett - Miss Columbian Nymphalid Cross Stitch Chart

About Nora Corbett | Mirabilia

We love Nora Corbett’s cross stitch designs. Here at SewandSo, we want to you to get to know Nora and her art a bit more. Nora Corbett is well known by her amazing collection of designs, moving from sketch to painting then to cross stitch patterns – the collection keeps growing! The magical feel to…

Sarah Reilly | Meet the Designer

When Bothy Threads launched their new range this month we were very excited to see illustrations from Sarah Reilly turned into cross stitch kits for everyone to enjoy. We instantly fell in love with Sarah’s charming designs and wanted to find out more about her. Sarah Reilly is an artist and illustrator who moved to…

Jenny Barton | Meet the Designer

We are really excited to now stock cross stitch charts from the talented Jenny Barton. As a new designer to SewandSo we wanted to find out more about her and her cross stitch story. When did you first start cross stitching I was first introduced to cross stitch around 20 years ago when I started…

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…

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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…

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Michaela Learner | Mandala kits exclusive to SewandSo

Michaela Learner is a textile designer and author. She works extensively in the Embroidery and Cross Stitch field and her latest work can be found previewing on her Cross Stitching Guild Facebook page and Etsy Shop. She has created a set of four stunning Mandala cross stitch patterns exclusively for SewandSo. We asked her to…

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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…