Don't forget that voting's still open for the fabulous British Craft Awards 2016!! Have you cast your votes yet? If not, why not?!!!! Make sure your faves in the stitching world get the credit they deserve. Voting'll be done in a flash so click now, & you'll be entered to win a subscription to each of our stitching magazines... not just The World of Cross Stitching but Cross Stitch Crazy & Cross Stitch Gold too, (t&cs apply).

Get stitching for Christmas! We adore this sweet ornament idea by Jenny, over at A Kiwi Christmas Decoration Freebie... - homestitchness Find her free chart there, how kind!

A little dreamcatcher free chart - a great addon to the stunning dreamcatcher design by Amanda Gregory for our issue 224 (Feb2015) of the magazine ;)

Stitch a set of songbird cards | Free Chart | Cross Stitching

Christmas cuties | Free Chart | Cross Stitching

Angel card | Free Chart | Cross Stitching

TWO FREE GIFTS! Card kit plus Seashore Sampler chart. Only with the print edition of issue 231 of The World of Cross Stitching magazine – everything to make this super-sweet birthday card, plus your second gift is an exclusive summery sampler, by none other than Madeleine Floyd!

FREE STITCH GIFTS - This month's free gifts with issue 229 of The World of Cross Stitching magazine are a fabulous stitchers set. TWO thread packs of pretty Madeira stranded cottons, plus a Chartbook, full of designs to use with your threads. (Free with print edition only)

Fearn Abbey Needleworks: FREE: Hearts & Birds - what a pretty love-theme stitch

What a hoot! Enjoy this adorable Christmas owl chart - for you to cross stitch today! Designed by @tangleddmcfloss we love this cheery fellow, all wrapped up against the chilly air ;) Find this pattern (plus lots more) at our site - registration is free and fast!

The British Craft Awards 2015 are now open! Vote now for your favourites to get their honours: PLUS the chance to win a huge stitching goodie bag (T&Cs apply)

THREE FAB FREEBIES – This month you’ll find bumper free gifts so you can get all glitzed up for the Christmas season! Glimmering gold and red metallic threads by Madeira will be oh-so-useful, plus we’ve a chart book packed with 36 new designs to use your threads. All free with issue 222 print edition of The World of Cross Stitching magazine, out now!

A beautiful design from (C) Joan Elliott - Stardust Fairy is specially to download at the DMC website

TWO FAB FREEBIES – Adorable Bebunni calendar plus Christmas robin chart, look for them both free with issue 221 of The World of Cross Stitching magazine, out now

Entice little chefs into the kitchen with these oh-so-yummy designs at our website!

FREE FOR YOU! Enjoy TWO free thread packs and a bumper bonus chartbook by The World of Cross Stitching, issue 216 out now!

Easter fun! Fab cross stitch charts you'll love ;)

Countryside escape - stitch a pretty springtime cottage, great to decorate your home, or as a sweet house-warming gift. Find this free cross stitch chart plus lots more!

In the pink - a fab new fashion #crossstitch chart for you. Register for free at and download our #freebies!

Herb Gift Tag - cross stitch this pretty motif of kitchen garden herbs, super-quick to make! Ideal for a gift tag or sweet card, it's designed as the perfect complement to Lesley Teare's herb garden sampler in issue 212 of The World of Cross Stitching magazine

Football Fantastic - Download this fun footy design that all soccer fans will think is a winner!

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Vote now in the British Craft Awards 2014… it's the last week of voting before the closing date, so don't delay! Every entry will be included in our massive prize draw to win a year's worth of stitching treats (subject to T&Cs: )

2014 British Craft Awards Vote now for your cross stitch faves and you'll be entered into our amazing prize draw to win a year's worth of stitching stash (T&Cs apply) #britishcraftawards