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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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - MARCH 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - MARCH 2019

April 01, 2019

Welcome to the Caterpillar Cross Stitch 'Stitcher of the Month' competition for March 2019 where the winner will come 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.

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AUTUMN STITCH-A-LONG COMPETITION!

AUTUMN STITCH-A-LONG COMPETITION!

March 26, 2019

What's a stitch-along? Want to learn how to cross stitch for beginners? We're enjoying all Autumn has to offer with the brand NEW 'Hello Pumpkin' 2019 cross Stitch-a-Long! If you love modern cross stitch kits and cross stitch patterns, magnetic needle minders and cross stitch kits UK. DMC threads and Zweigart fabrics.

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GUIDE DOGS CHARITY CROSS STITCHING PROJECT!

GUIDE DOGS CHARITY CROSS STITCHING PROJECT!

March 08, 2019

I was recently contacted by ambitious stitcher, Jean who had an idea for an amazing project that would include 55,000 cross stitches (most of which are the same DMC shade!) and benefit the awesome Guide Dogs charity.

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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH 2019

March 01, 2019

Welcome to the first ever Caterpillar Cross Stitch 'Stitcher of the Month' competition for February 2019 where the winner will come 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.

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BRITISH CRAFT AWARDS 2019 - WE WON!

BRITISH CRAFT AWARDS 2019 - WE WON!

February 27, 2019

So you remember back in October 2018 when I was asking for your votes in the British Craft Awards? We only went and WON! Stitch Designer of the Year 2019 - I'm still coming back down to Earth I think!  

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