WHY THE MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS OF CROSS STITCH CAN CALM YOUR LIFE

WHY THE MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS OF CROSS STITCH CAN CALM YOUR LIFE

February 09, 2020

It’s no coincidence that the growing appetite for crafts is linked to our increasingly digital lifestyle. When we spend so much time tapped into technology, the appeal of making something with our own hands has become much greater.

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STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JANUARY 2020

STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JANUARY 2020

January 31, 2020

I can't believe how things have changed. No more backstitching (or very little), they used to recommend that you wash your project in a gentle soap and press it dry. Don't hear of that anymore either . . . several other little things, but things tend to move forward and I sure love what I have started up again!

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CROSS STITCH HASHTAGS FOR INSTAGRAM

CROSS STITCH HASHTAGS FOR INSTAGRAM

January 14, 2020

If you're not sharing your cross stitch WIPs (works in progress) over on Instagram, where have you been?! Insta is the place to be these days for craft lovers alike where you can find a huge selection of stitching inspiration, connections and beautiful work to drool over.

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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2019

January 08, 2020

The funny thing is that I started cross stitch classes when I was a teenager and I hated it. That was until last year when my mother-in-law taught me again in a simple and neat way, without knots!

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CROSS STITCHING INTO 2020 | THANK YOU!

CROSS STITCHING INTO 2020 | THANK YOU!

January 02, 2020

As we start our fresh new year, I wanted to take a moment to look back on 2019 and thank you all for your continued support.

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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - NOVEMBER 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - NOVEMBER 2019

December 03, 2019

My mom taught me how to cross stitch when I was 10 or so. I remember charting copies of cross stitch patterns zoomed in to the pixels on MS Paint to pass the time during the summer when I would be stuck in her office at work on a military base in Texas.

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2020 FLORAL STITCH-A-LONG 'BLOOM & GROW' IS HERE!

2020 FLORAL STITCH-A-LONG 'BLOOM & GROW' IS HERE!

November 26, 2019

If you're interested in cross stitch and love flowers and gardening, this is the stitch-a-long you've been waiting for! We actually carried out a (totally non-official) survey earlier in the year and found that along side reading, gardening was one of the cross stitching community's favourite hobbies!

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FESTIVE CROSS STITCH GIFT IDEAS FOR A CATERPILLAR CHRISTMAS

FESTIVE CROSS STITCH GIFT IDEAS FOR A CATERPILLAR CHRISTMAS

November 21, 2019

When it comes to Christmas, are you a meticulous planner who has everything sorted before the shops bring out the mince pies? Or do you leave everything to the last minute, vowing this is the last year you’ll resort to socks?

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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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