Incredible Facts about Cross Stitch!

Incredible Facts about Cross Stitch!

May 22, 2021

The love and care that goes into every single cross stitch piece makes them something to be truly treasured, but what makes a piece incredible? Here we take a look at three remarkable cross stitch projects that have made their mark in history.

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How to Frame Your Finished Cross Stitch Project

How to Frame Your Finished Cross Stitch Project

May 13, 2021

So, you’ve finished a beautiful cross stitch piece and can’t wait to proudly display it but the thought of framing it yourself may feel a little daunting! Here are two easy cross stitch framing techniques that will show off your work in all it’s glory.

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Stitcher of the Month - December 2020

Stitcher of the Month - December 2020

December 13, 2020

I remember going to craft fairs where my mom bought beautiful handmade bits that filled our home and she occasionally sold pieces she had made herself. Like on the top of a mason jar filled with baking ingredients or a piece finished in a hoop with fabric around the border.

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Made to Create Stitch-a-Long - the Details!

Made to Create Stitch-a-Long - the Details!

November 25, 2020

To start 2021, I designed this modern, handmade arts and crafts themed SAL project - Made to Create! Its a celebration of creativity and the crafty hobbies that you love (not just stitching!) Pre-order your kit or pattern from 26th November 2020 onwards.

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Colourful Christmas Cross Stitch Gifts that Give the Joy of Creativity

Colourful Christmas Cross Stitch Gifts that Give the Joy of Creativity

October 20, 2020

Giving a cross stitch gift for Christmas goes beyond someone making a pretty project; you’re creating a space of relaxation, mindfulness, calm and creativity that they can enjoy every single day.

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How to Cross Stitch Flowers in the Most Unusual Wedding Season of All Time

How to Cross Stitch Flowers in the Most Unusual Wedding Season of All Time

September 21, 2020

Creating a wedding cross stitch for the happy couple makes an interesting project and a unique gift, especially if you’d like to learn how to cross stitch flowers at the same time. Come up with your own flower designs and cross stitch them, plus patterns and kits so that you can make a start.

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The Top 6 Free Cross Stitch Patterns You Need Today

The Top 6 Free Cross Stitch Patterns You Need Today

September 17, 2020

If you're new to cross stitch or perhaps this is the first time you've stumbled upon us here at Caterpillar Cross Stitch having seen an Instagram post or little Google search, then you might want to stitch some of our designs for free before delving in and purchasing one of our full cross stitch kits.

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Using Variegated Thread to Take Your Cross Stitching to the Next Level

Using Variegated Thread to Take Your Cross Stitching to the Next Level

September 12, 2020

Maybe you love using variegated thread for your cross stitch projects and want to understand a little more about when to use it and the effects it can help produce. Perhaps you're completely new to using variegated floss in your stitching and fancy learning a little bit more about this super-cool stitching supply.

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HELLO DEER CHRISTMAS STITCH-A-LONG - THE DETAILS!

HELLO DEER CHRISTMAS STITCH-A-LONG - THE DETAILS!

August 11, 2020

If there was ever a time to take up stitching, or a good time to get into your first (or 40th) stitch-a-long, this is it. Christmas is one of my favourite times of year and although pre-order opens in August, like anything worthwhile, our festive stitching takes time.

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