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Did you know Lucie Heaton has a selection of free charts on her website? So if you haven’t stitched a rainbow yet or a ‘stay safe’ message, now you can. There’s a rainbow striped key too, to celebrate key workers. We also like the endangered wildlife
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Welcome
As the days begin to stretch out and spring creeps in, we welcome the chance to refresh and brighten our homes by stitching the super selection of sunny projects on offer this month. It’s been difficult to go on holiday during the past year, so we’re
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Paradise found
Take a few steps back from the frame and you could be forgiven for mistaking Carol Thornton’s finished cross stitch piece for a photograph. Worked mostly in whole cross stitch, with a few fractionals in some of the flower heads and front door, the de
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Meet Our Guests
is a marriage registrar from Cheshire What is your fave project? A huge Victorian dolls’ house. I’d only just learned to stitch but I loved it. My mum paid to have it framed and it remains one of my most treasured possessions to this day. What was th
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Podcast Of The Month
There is officially no greater combination in life than crafting and podcasts!” says Zoe from our crafting cousin, the website Gathered. Broadcast weekly, each episode of this new podcast will be themed with upcoming features on crafting disasters an
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THE WORLD OF Cross Stitching
Britain's No1 EXCLUSIVE Put the kettle on and stitch this smashing design for Father’s Day or a birthday × Stitch alphabet antics with a colourful clowns ABC × Feel the vibes with a music festival Design Library × festival Design Library Have a go at
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How To…
Start with these must-have items Begin with either aida or evenweave. Aida is best for beginners, with regular woven blocks and obvious holes. It’s stiffer than evenweave, but will soften slightly as you work. The most common fabric is 14-count aida.
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Wishes Granted
Q I rarely see any bat patterns and I’d love a chart of colourful bats, or any kind of bat really, as long as they are ones that aren’t too Halloween in style. Bats are good at any time of the year. Katie Gee, via Facebook A Jenny: I’ve added friendl
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In The Spotlight
Q I live in Florida and we have lots of humid days. I have kept many cross stitch projects in a plastic drawer container, but I’ve noticed the materials, floss and plastic canvas have an odour, although there’s no mould. Is there a way to remove this
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Try 3 Issues For £5!
Simply Sewing is the perfect magazine for the modern sewist! Simple-to-follow projects mean you can get started straight away, using the fabulous free gifts with every issue. Already whipping up home-sewn makes? Be inspired by expert tricks and tips,
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Technique Focus
THE WORLD OF Cross Stitching KNOW-HOW Q I am coming towards the end of a project and there are a number of single stitches dotted around the outside of the main picture. I believe they are known as confetti stitches but how do you anchor them – can y
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THE WORLD OF Cross Stitching
Each issue of The World of Cross Stitching meets all your stitching needs, with over 80 easy-to-follow charts, features, expert advice and stories to read. Find it packed with beautiful inspiration that you’ll love, whatever your skill level! Have Th
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Enter To Win!
Designer Sosae Caetano of Trellis & Thyme has captured our hearts again and again with her adorable, uplifting designs. Now, 18 winners will get to taste some of Sosae’s work for themselves with these sweet PDF charts. ‘Frosty Treats’ sets 1 and 2 fe
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City Break
Imagine cycling over cobbles alongside the canal in one of Holland’s picturesque cities, with a backdrop of colourfully gabled houses completing the scene. Pulling up at a bridge, you spot a heavily-laden flower barrow, almost obscured by the bright
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Design Round-up
The best biscornus From January snowflakes to June strawberries, this calendar and pattern booklet contains 12 biscornu patterns – one for each month of the year – making it a great-value gift for a fan of biscornu and cross stitch. Designed by Pamel
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Hello, little One
What better way to welcome a new baby into the world than with a sampler that’s filled with bold shapes and colours so bright you’ll want to hang it in baby’s room, from when they are born until their early school years. Young children will adore thi
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Stockists
Where to buy your start-up kit – turn to page 96 to see exactly what you’ll need Ready, set, Shop × ANCHOR www.anchorcrafts.com Threads available in the UK from LoveCrafts www.lovecrafts.com Kits available in the UK from Black Sheep Wools www.blacksh
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Flower power
With their uplifting sentiments, bright colours and easy stitches, these cards bring positivity in spades – which is especially appropriate as Cyndy has themed her set around the garden. Worked in easy whole cross stitch on 14-count aida, backstitch
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Cross Stitch Favorites
NEW 2021! Perfect for beginners! Packed with charts for all your spring celebrations Find just the thing to stitch for all your spring celebrations in this collection of beautiful designs. With 181 charts to choose from, you’ll be inspired to stitch
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Ask The Experts
Fiona Baker Our Technical Editor Fiona is ready to solve any stitching dilemmas and answer all your technique questions Heather Nugent Heather is a cross stitch designer and multicrafter – she’ll help you transform your stitching into finished items
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Accessible Stitching
Illness, disability and discomfort can walk into our lives at any time, however, it need not stop us from enjoying our hobbies. With a few additions to our stitching kits, we can continue creating. There are a number of tools and gadgets available to
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Websites You’ll Love
Specialising in aircraft kits, CBK Designs is the place to jet to when you want your needle to take to the skies. Perfect to stitch for men and aircraft enthusiasts, these chart-only designs feature the Red Arrows, Battle of Britain, Spitfires and mu
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Dottie Delight
× Zweigart* 14-count white aida measuring 10cm (4in) x desired width× Stranded cotton as listed in the key× Size 24 tapestry needle× White paper for backing and notebook of your choice from local stores Thread & fabric cost Approximately £18 *For sto
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Back Issues
Stitch your favourite bunny, Peter Rabbit, in a fresh spring scene, create a set of rustic labels for your herb pots, enjoy a colourful abstract cats design, and make a table linen set inspired by William Morris. You’ll also find a sweet seasonal sam
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Friendly Advice
× Pamela Boyce: I was told that ironing it slightly damp face down on a clean fluffy towel is a good way to avoid flattening the stitches too much. It works! × Samantha Kay: I put a bit of starch on mine. × Elisabeth Seager: Take it to a professional
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Viva Mexico!
Stitch inspiring folk art designs by Poppy Benner and bring life and colour into your home ×45 quick-and-easy motifs × Poppy Benner’s design inspiration × Stitches for every skill level × Helpful tips and advice × Unique present ideas for your specia
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Faby’s Masterclass
This series has been designed especially for those of you who are keen to learn new stitches and treat yourself to a fun monthly challenge. The designs will cover a variety of styles and themes each issue and every pattern is small enough that it can
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Take A Break!
Solve the clues then rearrange the letters in the shaded squares to spell an item of sports equipment (6) ACROSS 1 Pinkish-brown nut (5) 4 Red wine from Bordeaux (6) 9 Drop straight down at high speed (7) 11 Absolutely necessary (5) 12 Crazy (7) 14 L
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Beside the Sea
Whether your hometown is by the beach or your favourite holiday spot involves sun, sea and sand, these picturesque scenes of Tenby are sure to bring back feelings of lazy summer days. Susan’s watercolour style makes it look like you could step right
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