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September 28, 2023
Jump into cross stitch with Sally Wilson's book for beginners! Cross another craft off your bucket list and indulge with Sally's book, which guides you through 6 beginner-friendly designs, tips, easy-to-follow instructions, and a simple list of supplies that you will require to complete your first cross stitch.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to cross stitch? Do you want to find new, modern and beginner-friendly designs to get started? Are you looking to relax and unwind with a craft in your spare time? Then this is the book for you!
You may have been cross stitching since a young age, having learned the skill at school or from a family member. Maybe you're into alternative crafts but have always wondered if you'd love cross stitch too.
By reading the book, you will learn basic skills that you'll need to get started in this creative craft! There are 6 designs for you to practice your new talents, become a pro with your hoop and fabric, and explore a variety of finishing options. With recommendations for the best thread, needles and helpful tools, you'll be on your way to cross stitch euphoria!
Cross stitching, a popular type of embroidery, involves stitching one cross after another onto a fabric grid to form different patterns. Cross stitching has endless benefits, it's extremely relaxing, great for mental health and a fun and fantastic hobby to learn and share with friends.
When you're new to cross stitch getting to grips with everything you need and understanding the stitch can be a little intimidating. This section of the book, gently guides you through cross stitch terminology, fabrics, threads and starting and finishing your first cross stitch. Each subcategory will tell you what you need to know and holds your hand you through the process.
Wondering how to finish off your design? There are endless ways to complement the finished cross stitch. Tips and tricks are revealed in the book - allowing your projects to be displayed or gifted in fantastic ways! Whether you want to accessorise your hoop or mount your project with glitz and glam, using your imagination is encouraged, allowing for a flare of fun and personality to your designs!
After you have learned all you need to know to get started, dive into 6 fun projects to practice your new skills! Sit back, grab a cuppa and stitch your favourite patterns from the book - there is something for everyone! Don't forget to share your finished project photos on our Facebook group and join the friendly Caterpillar Cross Stitch community of stitchers!
Alternatively, impress the guests with a new addition to your home décor!
Shop the book here for yourself or treat someone crafty for Christmas.
November 30, 2023
The design is a magical, fantasy landscape, featuring all of your favourite mythical creatures - a beautiful, folklore-inspired design, that looks like as though it belongs in a storybook.
November 20, 2023
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November 03, 2023