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Pros and Cons of Cross Stitching in Hand, with a Hoop or Frame!

Pros and Cons of Cross Stitching in Hand, with a Hoop or Frame!

November 10, 2021

You might be thinking whether it’s best to cross stitch using a hoop or frame, or maybe there’s an even quicker way out there? This week we’re going to talk you through the differences between each method and let you decide what works best for you!

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4 Creative Uses for Leftover Threads

4 Creative Uses for Leftover Threads

October 08, 2021

So, you’ve come to the end of your cross stitch project and you’re now left with all the small snippets of thread after tucking in the ends… surely we can get creative with these? Here are some different ways of displaying or repurposing the small bits of thread!

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Stitcher of the Month - August 2021

Stitcher of the Month - August 2021

September 09, 2021

Now, I don’t know the first thing about cross stitching, but her explanation to anyone thinking about getting into the craft would be that it is essentially painting by numbers but with threads. Also, one thing that all first time stitchers should invest in is a needle minder

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5 Cool Alternative Cross Stitch Uses

5 Cool Alternative Cross Stitch Uses

September 01, 2021

Using over 2300 screws and 700 metres of yarn, Aheneah has created a beautiful piece of art with a significant message. She has created many outdoor murals to achieve her goal of bringing together many cultures and generations, which is definitely the joy of cross stitch!

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Stitcher of the Month - July 2021

Stitcher of the Month - July 2021

July 26, 2021

I began cross stitching as an exercise for my brain after suffering a brain injury at the end of 2013. My doctor agreed that having something to force my mind to concentrate would help with my healing processes, and I thoroughly believe that cross stitching helped to aid in my recovery! 

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Stitcher of the Month - June 2021

Stitcher of the Month - June 2021

June 10, 2021

I have noticed I lean towards stitching animals. My favourite thing to do is embroidered designs onto sweatshirts and bags! My most popular post was a design from LaSelva that I stitched onto a jumper. I loved it and is one of my favourite pieces!

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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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Join the Caterpillar Club and grab your subscription box!

Join the Caterpillar Club and grab your subscription box!

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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