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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WHY THE MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS OF CROSS STITCH CAN CALM YOUR LIFE

WHY THE MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS OF CROSS STITCH CAN CALM YOUR LIFE

February 09, 2020

It’s no coincidence that the growing appetite for crafts is linked to our increasingly digital lifestyle. When we spend so much time tapped into technology, the appeal of making something with our own hands has become much greater.

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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER 2019

January 08, 2020

The funny thing is that I started cross stitch classes when I was a teenager and I hated it. That was until last year when my mother-in-law taught me again in a simple and neat way, without knots!

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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - NOVEMBER 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - NOVEMBER 2019

December 03, 2019

My mom taught me how to cross stitch when I was 10 or so. I remember charting copies of cross stitch patterns zoomed in to the pixels on MS Paint to pass the time during the summer when I would be stuck in her office at work on a military base in Texas.

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FESTIVE CROSS STITCH GIFT IDEAS FOR A CATERPILLAR CHRISTMAS

FESTIVE CROSS STITCH GIFT IDEAS FOR A CATERPILLAR CHRISTMAS

November 21, 2019

When it comes to Christmas, are you a meticulous planner who has everything sorted before the shops bring out the mince pies? Or do you leave everything to the last minute, vowing this is the last year you’ll resort to socks?

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CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - OCTOBER 2019

CROSS STITCHER OF THE MONTH - OCTOBER 2019

November 01, 2019

After graduating and starting my career as a pharmacist, I jumped back into stitching. The piece that has inspired me the most since then is Farewell To Anger by Leonid Afremov. After a falling out with my immediate family, this piece represents my husband and I walking away into the sunset together.

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MUST-HAVE BEGINNER CROSS STITCH SUPPLIES YOU CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT

MUST-HAVE BEGINNER CROSS STITCH SUPPLIES YOU CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT

October 29, 2019

It might not always be possible to find cross stitch supplies near you, but the good news is that all the must-haves are easily available online. We've put together a list of 6 must-haves if you’re just getting started with cross stitch, as well as the best places to find them.

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STITCHED TOGETHER - CROSS STITCH PROJECT 2020

STITCHED TOGETHER - CROSS STITCH PROJECT 2020

October 04, 2019

Whoever you are and wherever you live, I would love for you to send over a little cross stitched piece and I will personally stitch them all together into one giant wall hanging!

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CROSS STITCHING THROUGH CANCER

CROSS STITCHING THROUGH CANCER

September 13, 2019

Summer 2017, I had 3 young children, and a successful career. The last thing I expected to find was that lump. But I did. And it was breast cancer.

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