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August 01, 2019
Welcome to the Caterpillar Cross Stitch 'Stitcher of the Month' competition for July 2019 where the winner will walk away with a £20 gift voucher! I love this community we've built together and I want to showcase the personality and story of a special stitcher each month.
Every one of you is so valued and I want to recognise and celebrate your contributions through this monthly giveaway. On the first day of every month, I'll ask for your nominations. You can nominate yourself or someone else.
Simply email me at email@example.com with your full name, email address and include a photo of some recent stitching. Don't hold back! Let us hear about your personality, background and experience with stitching. Where you're from, how you started stitching and why you love it!
The winner will receive a £20 Caterpillar Cross Stitch gift voucher and have their work shared on social media, our website and in the next email! At the end of each month, the Caterpillar Cross Stitch team will pick one winner based on the set criteria: creativity, interesting story, enjoyment and passion for cross stitch and overall impression. The winner will be contacted by email and will be interviewed for our blog and social media channels.
And now on to our WINNER for July 2019... Congratulations Tony!
Tony says: Hello everyone, my name is Tony Chester from Wilmslow, Cheshire, and I am a 52 year old man who loves to stitch. I've not been stitching long, for about 12 years, I've always been crafty with my hands, and liked to make things, so I had a go at stitching and now I'm hooked.
I led a very sad childhood, I was abused physically and mentally by my parents, for which the scars are still very raw, and I don't have many friends. So by cross stitching, it shows my real personality, and what sort of person I am.
I love to make things for people, and see the faces of the people I give my finished work to, who can't believe a man can make such a thing.
I love being a part of this group, and interacting with other stitchers, who share a passion for a similar hobby. I've enclosed a picture of a piece I've made recently.
If you would like to join over 3,000 stitchers in the Facebook group, please click HERE. Well done Tony, your £20 Caterpillar Cross Stitch gift voucher is on its way to you!
Thank you for all of your wonderful entries - it was tough to pick a winner as they were all so lovely to read with some amazing stitching shown! Nominations are now open for our August Stitcher of the Month - I can't wait to see them!
September 28, 2023
Cross another craft off your bucket list and indulge with Sally's book, guiding you through beginner friendly designs, tips, easy-to-follow instructions and a simple list of supplies that you will require to complete your first cross stitch.
In 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 skills, 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!
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This beginner-friendly cross stitch subscription box contains all of the high-quality supplies needed to create a craft-themed cross stitch project - easy-to-follow instructions, a professionally printed colour pattern on one page of A4 paper, DMC stranded cotton, 1 DMC branded size 24 needle, sand Zweigart 14 count aida fabric (ideal for beginners) and a pre-sorted CCS thread holder.