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April 01, 2021

It's a great pick-me-up when you least expect it. Often people forget and it brightens things up when your new box arrives on your doorstep at the end of a long day! A wonderful way to reduce screen time and zone out while learning a new crafty skill.

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Stitcher of the Month - March 2021

Stitcher of the Month - March 2021

March 30, 2021

We both did the Caterpillar Cross Stitch Deck the Halls stitch-a-long last year, just both completed a full year of small cross stitch pieces and now she has inspired me to do Stitch-Maynia (which means we both have 15 cross stitch projects going now, working on 1 a day) This is the year project that we just finished!

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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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STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JULY 2020

STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JULY 2020

August 05, 2020

Most importantly, I would also tell fellow stitchers or those wanting to stitch that stitching should be non-stressful and can be a great coping mechanism to help manage stress and anxiety! I make time every day to stitch and use it as my time to reflect on my day and process my emotions.

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STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JUNE 2020

STITCHER OF THE MONTH - JUNE 2020

July 01, 2020

Here’s a little Hula girl I just did so I can look forward to going to Hawaii in October for my best friend's wedding (where I’ll be a bridesmaid!) I love cross stitching because I find stitching so meditative and relaxing and the patterns are so beautiful. There’s such a sense of accomplishment when you’re done too!

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3 Great Ways to Finish Off Your Cross Stitch Project

3 Great Ways to Finish Off Your Cross Stitch Project

June 05, 2020

If you’ve been working on cross stitch in a hoop then it’s easy to finish off the back with a neat piece of felt. You’ll need your finished cross stitch piece, the hoop you want to frame it in, a pencil, some scissors, a needle, cotton thread, embroidery thread and a piece of felt that’s at least as big as the hoop.

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STITCHER OF THE MONTH - FEBRUARY 2020

STITCHER OF THE MONTH - FEBRUARY 2020

March 05, 2020

For me, stitching is much more than just a hobby - it helps with my horrible anxiety and sometimes depression and although my main source of pride is of course, my daughter who is now 12, it also brings me so much pride, peace and a sense of calm which is something a person with anxiety doesn't get often.

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