Cross Stitching into 2024 Round Up┃Thank You!

Cross Stitching into 2024 Round Up┃Thank You!

December 31, 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, I wanted to take a moment to slow down, reflect, and acknowledge the wonderful, busy year we've had. 

Firstly I want to say a huge thank you to our fantastic Caterpillar community. I cannot believe that Caterpillar Cross Stitch turned 8 this year! We're so grateful that you've stuck with us, and we cannot thank you enough for your continuous love and support. 

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Enchanted Realms Stitch-a-Long

Enchanted Realms Stitch-a-Long

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. 

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Autumn and Halloween - Top Craft Activities and Ideas

Autumn and Halloween - Top Craft Activities and Ideas

October 31, 2023

Looking for some fun autumnal or Halloween crafts that can be done both with and without the kids? This handy list contains my favourite crafts to fill your to-do list with this spooky season. 

Pop on your favourite Halloween film or a spooky playlist and get crafting! 

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Jump Into Cross Stitch Book - 6 New Patterns!

Jump Into Cross Stitch Book - 6 New Patterns!

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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Caterpillar Club Box 16 - Oh Sew Crafty

Caterpillar Club Box 16 - Oh Sew Crafty

September 18, 2023

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. 

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How to Get Your Cross Stitch Threads Organised Like a Pro

How to Get Your Cross Stitch Threads Organised Like a Pro

June 29, 2023

Are your cross stitch threads a bit of a mess? Are they kept in a box that you have to rummage through endlessly to find what you need for your next project? Look no further! Here are a few clever ways on how to store and organise your cross stitch threads so you can find them with ease.

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The Coronation of King Charles - Top Craft Activities and Ideas

The Coronation of King Charles - Top Craft Activities and Ideas

May 03, 2023

The Coronation of King Charles III will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury on the morning of May 6th, 2023 at Westminster Abbey. The ceremony will see the King be crowned alongside Queen Consort Camilla. 

Why not mark this notable day by crafting something special? 

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Positivity Lifts Stitch-a-Long 2023 - the Details!

Positivity Lifts Stitch-a-Long 2023 - the Details!

April 28, 2023

The brand new 'Positivity Lifts' stitch-a-long is now open for pre-order and we're delighted to share all of the exciting details with you! This exciting, mystery cross stitch project will last for 5 months in total - each month one new pattern piece will be revealed. 

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The Incredible History of Cross Stitch

The Incredible History of Cross Stitch

March 22, 2023

Being crafters, we're constantly searching for the next project to satisfy our creative needs. But have you ever stopped and wondered when and how the craft we all love so much began? Elements of cross stitch can be found in history for thousands of years, as far back as sixth century BC. Pieces of needlecraft art have been discovered in medieval churches across the globe, as well as inside ancient Egyptian tombs! 

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