Cross Stitching Through Cancer

Cross Stitching Through Cancer

September 13, 2019

Summer 2017, I had 3 young children, and a successful career. The last thing I expected to find was that lump. But I did. And it was breast cancer.

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The True History of the Stork Scissors for Cross Stitch

The True History of the Stork Scissors for Cross Stitch

August 09, 2019

Have you ever wondered why your embroidery scissors are shaped like storks? Sure, they're great quality, pretty and super cool but what's the story there? I too hadn't a clue so I decided to delve a little bit deeper and report back on my findings. Here goes!

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Your Own Cross Stitch Pattern Maker

Your Own Cross Stitch Pattern Maker

July 09, 2019

Cross stitch is both super-satisfying and quite addictive and if you’ve been doing it for a while, there naturally comes a point where you’ll start to think up your own patterns and designs.

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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JUNE 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JUNE 2019

July 01, 2019

Jennifer says: I started stitching in the 1980s at approximately 10 years of age. My grandmother and my dad were stitchers back then and I learned from them. My dad made macrame in the 70s, cross stitch in the 80s and has been making stained glass ever since!

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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - MAY 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - MAY 2019

June 01, 2019

Cindi says: Hi, I'm 43 and a mom of 5 kids; 4 girls and a boy. I'm a fairly busy mom as you can imagine, two of my children are on the spectrum as well. So, between that and working as a cook at my youngest children's school, I'm pretty busy!

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4 REASONS A MODERN CROSS STITCH KIT IS PERFECT FOR CRAFTY BEGINNERS

4 REASONS A MODERN CROSS STITCH KIT IS PERFECT FOR CRAFTY BEGINNERS

May 22, 2019

It’s no secret that knitting, sewing and embroidery have been some of the hottest design trends of recent years. Sweeping across Instagram in a swathe of colour and fancy stitchery, it’s been pure inspiration to see how new generations of crafters are re-imagining retro skills.

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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - APRIL 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - APRIL 2019

May 01, 2019

My nan taught me to cross stitch when I was around 8 years old and I've now decided to pick it up again. Sadly, she passed away 4 weeks before my son was born so my first cross stitch piece is in memory of her to go in my son's bedroom.

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CROSS STITCH FAQs - HOW TO GET STARTED CROSS STITCHING

CROSS STITCH FAQs - HOW TO GET STARTED CROSS STITCHING

April 24, 2019

How to get started with cross stitch! Which cross stitch fabric should I choose? Do I need a hoop, frame or stand? What's a stitch along? What's a needle minder? How to use a cross stitch pattern? Today in this video I answer all of your Cross Stitch FAQs!

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FREE BUTTERFLY CROSS STITCH PATTERN

FREE BUTTERFLY CROSS STITCH PATTERN

April 19, 2019

I asked in our special Facebook group what type of pattern you'd like to see me add next to the eBook and so many of you said animals and in particular, butterflies! So here's your bright, modern butterfly cross stitch pattern!

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