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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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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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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 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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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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THE BENEFITS OF CROSS STITCH

THE BENEFITS OF CROSS STITCH

November 29, 2015

You might think that creating a beautiful piece of art with our kits is a good enough reason but there's more...the process of cross stitch is also really good for you! It helps you wind down after a busy and stressful day, creates a relaxing atmosphere and focusses the mind.

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