The True History of the Stork Scissors for Cross Stitch

The True History of the Stork Scissors for Cross Stitch

August 09, 2019

Have you ever wondered why your embroidery scissors are shaped like storks? Sure, they're great quality, pretty and super cool but what's the story there? I too hadn't a clue so I decided to delve a little bit deeper and report back on my findings. Here goes!

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Your Own Cross Stitch Pattern Maker

Your Own Cross Stitch Pattern Maker

July 09, 2019

Cross stitch is both super-satisfying and quite addictive and if you’ve been doing it for a while, there naturally comes a point where you’ll start to think up your own patterns and designs.

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4 REASONS A MODERN CROSS STITCH KIT IS PERFECT FOR CRAFTY BEGINNERS

4 REASONS A MODERN CROSS STITCH KIT IS PERFECT FOR CRAFTY BEGINNERS

May 22, 2019

It’s no secret that knitting, sewing and embroidery have been some of the hottest design trends of recent years. Sweeping across Instagram in a swathe of colour and fancy stitchery, it’s been pure inspiration to see how new generations of crafters are re-imagining retro skills.

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CROSS STITCH FAQs - HOW TO GET STARTED CROSS STITCHING

CROSS STITCH FAQs - HOW TO GET STARTED CROSS STITCHING

April 24, 2019

How to get started with cross stitch! Which cross stitch fabric should I choose? Do I need a hoop, frame or stand? What's a stitch along? What's a needle minder? How to use a cross stitch pattern? Today in this video I answer all of your Cross Stitch FAQs!

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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - MARCH 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - MARCH 2019

April 01, 2019

Welcome to the Caterpillar Cross Stitch 'Stitcher of the Month' competition for March 2019 where the winner will come away with a £20 gift voucher! I love this community we've built together and I want to showcase the personality and story of a special stitcher each month.

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AUTUMN STITCH-A-LONG COMPETITION!

AUTUMN STITCH-A-LONG COMPETITION!

March 26, 2019

What's a stitch-along? Want to learn how to cross stitch for beginners? We're enjoying all Autumn has to offer with the brand NEW 'Hello Pumpkin' 2019 cross Stitch-a-Long! If you love modern cross stitch kits and cross stitch patterns, magnetic needle minders and cross stitch kits UK. DMC threads and Zweigart fabrics.

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GUIDE DOGS CHARITY CROSS STITCHING PROJECT!

GUIDE DOGS CHARITY CROSS STITCHING PROJECT!

March 08, 2019

I was recently contacted by ambitious stitcher, Jean who had an idea for an amazing project that would include 55,000 cross stitches (most of which are the same DMC shade!) and benefit the awesome Guide Dogs charity.

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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH 2019

March 01, 2019

Welcome to the first ever Caterpillar Cross Stitch 'Stitcher of the Month' competition for February 2019 where the winner will come away with a £20 gift voucher! I love this community we've built together and I want to showcase the personality and story of a special stitcher each month.

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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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