CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - OCTOBER 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - OCTOBER 2019

November 01, 2019

After graduating and starting my career as a pharmacist, I jumped back into stitching. The piece that has inspired me the most since then is Farewell To Anger by Leonid Afremov. After a falling out with my immediate family, this piece represents my husband and I walking away into the sunset together.

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MUST-HAVE BEGINNER CROSS STITCH SUPPLIES YOU CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT

MUST-HAVE BEGINNER CROSS STITCH SUPPLIES YOU CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT

October 29, 2019

It might not always be possible to find cross stitch supplies near you, but the good news is that all the must-haves are easily available online. We've put together a list of 6 must-haves if you’re just getting started with cross stitch, as well as the best places to find them.

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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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STORK SCISSORS FOR CROSS STITCH - THE TRUE HISTORY

STORK SCISSORS FOR CROSS STITCH - THE TRUE HISTORY

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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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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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 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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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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THE BRITISH CRAFT AWARDS 2019

THE BRITISH CRAFT AWARDS 2019

October 24, 2018

You can imagine how excited I was this week to learn that both myself and Caterpillar Cross Stitch had been shortlisted in three separate categories for the British Craft Awards 2019 - Cross Stitch Designer, Cross Stitch Brand and Cross Stitch Retailer!

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