Cross Stitching into 2021 | Thank You!

Cross Stitching into 2021 | Thank You!

December 23, 2020

Wow, what a year. As I sit here on Christmas Eve Eve writing this from our offices in Coventry with orders still going out the door, feeling uplifted, proud, excited but also exhausted and overwhelmed for what 2020 has thrown at us.

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Stitcher of the Month - December 2020

Stitcher of the Month - December 2020

December 13, 2020

I remember going to craft fairs where my mom bought beautiful handmade bits that filled our home and she occasionally sold pieces she had made herself. Like on the top of a mason jar filled with baking ingredients or a piece finished in a hoop with fabric around the border.

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Made to Create Stitch-a-Long - the Details!

Made to Create Stitch-a-Long - the Details!

November 25, 2020

To start 2021, I designed this modern, handmade arts and crafts themed SAL project - Made to Create! Its a celebration of creativity and the crafty hobbies that you love (not just stitching!) Pre-order your kit or pattern from 26th November 2020 onwards.

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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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