Colourful Christmas Cross Stitch Gifts that Give the Joy of Creativity

Colourful Christmas Cross Stitch Gifts that Give the Joy of Creativity

October 20, 2020

Giving a cross stitch gift for Christmas goes beyond someone making a pretty project; you’re creating a space of relaxation, mindfulness, calm and creativity that they can enjoy every single day.

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How to Cross Stitch Flowers in the Most Unusual Wedding Season of All Time

How to Cross Stitch Flowers in the Most Unusual Wedding Season of All Time

September 21, 2020

Creating a wedding cross stitch for the happy couple makes an interesting project and a unique gift, especially if you’d like to learn how to cross stitch flowers at the same time. Come up with your own flower designs and cross stitch them, plus patterns and kits so that you can make a start.

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The Top 6 Free Cross Stitch Patterns You Need Today

The Top 6 Free Cross Stitch Patterns You Need Today

September 17, 2020

If you're new to cross stitch or perhaps this is the first time you've stumbled upon us here at Caterpillar Cross Stitch having seen an Instagram post or little Google search, then you might want to stitch some of our designs for free before delving in and purchasing one of our full cross stitch kits.

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Using Variegated Thread to Take Your Cross Stitching to the Next Level

Using Variegated Thread to Take Your Cross Stitching to the Next Level

September 12, 2020

Maybe you love using variegated thread for your cross stitch projects and want to understand a little more about when to use it and the effects it can help produce. Perhaps you're completely new to using variegated floss in your stitching and fancy learning a little bit more about this super-cool stitching supply.

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BEST OF CRAFT AWARDS 2020 | CRAFTS BEAUTIFUL MAGAZINE

BEST OF CRAFT AWARDS 2020 | CRAFTS BEAUTIFUL MAGAZINE

September 04, 2020

Thank you so much for helping me build this community, teaching new stitchers and spreading the joy to all! I adore what I do and I'm so grateful for you all. I was so excited this week to find out that we had been shortlisted in a variety of categories for the Best of Craft Awards 2020!

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STITCHER OF THE MONTH - AUGUST 2020

STITCHER OF THE MONTH - AUGUST 2020

September 01, 2020

If I was to give any tips to new stitchers, I think the most important thing to do is read the instructions, centre your chart and fabric and off you go, your project will grow very quickly. Finishing a project is a great sense of achievement, my problem now is having enough wall space to display my finished projects!

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HELLO DEER CHRISTMAS STITCH-A-LONG - THE DETAILS!

HELLO DEER CHRISTMAS STITCH-A-LONG - THE DETAILS!

August 11, 2020

If there was ever a time to take up stitching, or a good time to get into your first (or 40th) stitch-a-long, this is it. Christmas is one of my favourite times of year and although pre-order opens in August, like anything worthwhile, our festive stitching takes time.

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STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JULY 2020

STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JULY 2020

August 05, 2020

Most importantly, I would also tell fellow stitchers or those wanting to stitch that stitching should be non-stressful and can be a great coping mechanism to help manage stress and anxiety! I make time every day to stitch and use it as my time to reflect on my day and process my emotions.

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HOW TO FINISH CROSS STITCH ORNAMENTS, CUSHIONS AND WALL HANGINGS

HOW TO FINISH CROSS STITCH ORNAMENTS, CUSHIONS AND WALL HANGINGS

July 14, 2020

As we slowly start to emerge from the lockdown of the last few months it’s a great time to be finishing projects and starting something new. In my previous post about how to finish off cross stitch we talked about hoops, bookmarks and backing boards and in this post I want to show you how to finish cross stitch ornaments, bags and cushions.

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