SEASIDE BEACH HOLIDAY CROSS STITCH PATTERN!

SEASIDE BEACH HOLIDAY CROSS STITCH PATTERN!

November 27, 2018

When January comes around, it can be a wet, cold and miserable time of year... but not any more! We're all going on a summer holiday with the brand NEW 'Seas the Day' 2019 Stitch-a-Long! If you love to cross stitch we have full cross stitch kits with 15 happy shades of DMC threads and Zweigart fabrics.

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THE CHRISTMAS STITCH-A-LONG 2018 IS HERE!

THE CHRISTMAS STITCH-A-LONG 2018 IS HERE!

August 16, 2018

Christmas is by far my favourite time of year - although, doesn't everyone say that?! Fires, mulled wine, Michael Buble on repeat, pantos and the non-stop eating, its basically my idea of heaven. 

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STITCH A GIFT THIS VALENTINE'S DAY!

STITCH A GIFT THIS VALENTINE'S DAY!

February 06, 2018

Valentine's Day is nearly here! Another excuse for over priced flowers and commercialism? Why not stitch something special for someone you love this year with our brand new Valentine's patterns - a gift with so much love and effort makes all the difference!

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THE TOP 65 ESSENTIAL CROSS STITCH TERMS AND ACRONYMS

THE TOP 65 ESSENTIAL CROSS STITCH TERMS AND ACRONYMS

October 24, 2017

You love to cross stitch and most of the time you know what other stitchers are talking about in those Facebook groups or in Flosstube videos. But there are still a few acronyms and weird terms used in the cross stitch world that go over your head. Well you’re not alone! Here’s my comprehensive list of 65 terms, to help you understand why on earth people are talking about frogs!

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MOLLIE MAKES - A FREE MOTHER'S DAY PATTERN

MOLLIE MAKES - A FREE MOTHER'S DAY PATTERN

March 03, 2016

To celebrate all of the wonderful Mums out there, we were asked to design a special Mother's Day cross stitch pattern exclusively for Mollie Makes.

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FREE VINTAGE 'EARLY BIRD' CROSS STITCH PATTERN

FREE VINTAGE 'EARLY BIRD' CROSS STITCH PATTERN

January 14, 2016

I thought I'd break away from the alphabet-related theme for a moment and design this little chap I've called "Early Bird". I don't tend to design a great deal of animal/nature style patterns (although watch out for our next cross stitch kit which does include a rather wise owl) but I really enjoyed putting these DMC shades together and adding the cherry blossom as a finishing touch.

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CROSS STITCH INSPIRATION AND IDEAS

CROSS STITCH INSPIRATION AND IDEAS

November 30, 2015

I often pick up inspiration even when I'm not looking for it. A colourful pattern in tiles outside, paintings, fashion or interior design. Sometimes the initial stages flow quite easily and ideas for a new pattern seem to come together quickly, then othertimes, I suffer with a creative block as many do!

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MY FIRST CROSS STITCH PATTERN FOR MY SISTERS

MY FIRST CROSS STITCH PATTERN FOR MY SISTERS

November 26, 2015

It goes without saying that I've always loved crafts of any sort and in particular, cross stitch. One Christmas, a long long time ago, I decided to stitch my sisters a different poem each and have it framed (please ignore the paper mount!) Here's the one I stitched for my sister Rosie which currently takes pride of place in her downstairs toilet!

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