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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SHAKESPEARE CROSS STITCH PATTERNS

SHAKESPEARE CROSS STITCH PATTERNS

February 26, 2019

Can you tell I love Warwickshire? Since moving here in 2012 (3 weeks after getting married) I’ve always felt so lucky to spend my time in a county so rich in culture and history. And what would Warwickshire be without Shakespeare! 

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2018 BUSINESS ROUND UP AND THANK YOU

2018 BUSINESS ROUND UP AND THANK YOU

January 05, 2019

I just wanted to say thank you so much for being part of the Caterpillar Cross Stitch family during 2018. I appreciate your support so much - whether that's through buying a kit, needle minder, taking part in a Stitch-a-Long or simply watching a YouTube video or joining the Facebook group.

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Seas the Day British Seaside Cross Stitch Kit

Seas the Day British Seaside Cross Stitch Kit

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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Crafts for Dealing with Anxiety and Depression

Crafts for Dealing with Anxiety and Depression

August 13, 2018

Recently I was lucky enough to write a guest blog post over on Loretta's popular cross stitch site: Stitching The Night Away. Having run a cross stitch business for nearly 3 years, I regularly hear stitchers' stories and experiences of how cross stitch has not only helped them, but would go so far as to say its changed their lives. 

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Stitch Around the World | Travel Themed Adventure Awaits!

Stitch Around the World | Travel Themed Adventure Awaits!

July 03, 2018

When I was 21 I got the travelling bug. Bored at university and with long Summer holidays usually wasted at home, I decided to jet off with 15 strangers to Vancouver for 3 months. From there, my explorations continued with trips to Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and a 6 month work placement in Sydney.

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Cross Stitch a Gift This Valentine's Day

Cross 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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2017 ROUND UP AND A BIG FAT THANK YOU

2017 ROUND UP AND A BIG FAT THANK YOU

December 21, 2017

As the end of 2017 draws near, I wanted to take a moment to look back on this past year and thank you all for your continued support whether you've bought a kit, PDF pattern, joined a stitch-a-long, or simply watched one of our YouTube videos.

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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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