Being crafters, we're constantly searching for the next project to satisfy our creative needs. But have you ever stopped and wondered when and how the craft we all love so much began? Elements of cross stitch can be found in history for thousands of years, as far back as sixth century BC. Pieces of needlecraft art have been discovered in medieval churches across the globe, as well as inside ancient Egyptian tombs!
Our splash-tastic Ocean Wonder box comes with all of the fantastic quality supplies needed to create a cross stitch project, along with a 6" Elbesee wooden hoop, a delicious sweet treat and useful cross stitch supplies.
When it comes to cross stitching, there are just two types you will come across: stamped cross stitch and counted cross stitch. The two have similar outputs, but the process will differ in some ways. It can be difficult to know which option to choose, so use this helpful guide to help decide which is best for you!
Get ready for the excitement of Christmas at your fingertips! After the success of last years Advent box, we are super excited to announce that we are opening pre-order for the 2023 Advent calendar this Friday, the 27th of January at 7pm!
The Purrfect Posy box comes with all of the great quality supplies needed to create the perfect floral cat stitch project, along with a selection of 3 other themed treats for you to enjoy during this delightful time of year!
As 2022 draws to a close, I wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on the past exciting year and to acknowledge each step on our journey and thank so many of you who have made such a difference this year as Caterpillar Cross Stitch turned 7 years old! Keep reading to catch up on everything we did during 2022 and what you can expect from us as we enter 2023!
Want to learn how to give your cross stitch a truly special finish? In this weeks blog post, we will talk you through how to make your cross stitch unique by adding embellishments. There are so many different ways to really personalise your cross stitch out there, let's get into the most popular techniques!
If you’re someone who is naturally creative and fairly new to the world of needlework, you might be wondering whether to start with embroidery or cross stitch?This week, we’re going to talk you through the key differences between both crafts to help you decide and get started!