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    The World of Cross Stitching
    The World of Cross Stitching
    The World of Cross Stitching

    The World of Cross Stitching

    The #1 selling magazine for cross stitch fans! We've something for you, every issue - whatever your skill. Email letters@cross-stitching.com

    Needle books - such pretty flowery felt cases ;) Deservedly keeping our tools of the trade safe!

    Such a pretty needle case! It pays to take good care of our supplies ;)

    Oh hell yeah! The Sewing Room Obstacle Course should be an Olympic event.

    Gorgeous snowflake decs - don't they look super in these mini hoops, all simply embroidered and with beads?

    On the Seaside cross stitch.... This pinner has made a stunning cushion from the beach houses pattern which we featured in our issue 217 (July 2014)

    IDEA: grouping of cross-stitch birds - create a fun look by gathering similar theme designs together!

    Sweet mounting idea! Red Rose Cross Stitch Wall Hanging by CandykinsCrafts on Etsy, $24.00

    Mouth-watering! This machine embroidered and appliqué cupcake is absolutely stunning, by textile artist Katie Essam :)

    How charming! It's a bespoke machine em,broidery of your home. It can be personalised with your own message on the back and your house number and street name or house name typed using a vintage typewriter onto the front ;)

    Rhona, who blogs over at Tangled Threads, has finished making her adorable Cookie Bear project, with added silver metallic threads for snowy sparkles! (Bonus chart available with issue 234 of The World of Cross Stitching mag)

    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, www.britishcrafta... & 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). www.britishcrafta...

    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, www.britishcrafta... & 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). www.britishcrafta...

    Gorgeous button art - easy and pretty too! (Plus many more fab button-filled ideas on the site too...)

    Helen Philipps' sweet blackwork pincushion is inspiring us to practice this stylish technique more!

    Crochet trim ~ maybe we'll be adding "learn crochet" to our list of New Year aims for 2016!

    Christmas Tablecloth Embroidery Kit - Idéna Collection by Anchor - not cross stitched but we're loving this handmade tablecloth idea!

    Cross stitched stocking by Posie Gets Cozy: running out of wall space is not a problem! So many ideas for our festive stitches

    Winter wonderland tablecloth- make your Christmas table one to remember: Christmas Chalets, Stamped Cross Stitch Tablecloth

    Nordic Christmas style! Loving the look of red on neutral fabric for these cross stitched bowl fillers/ ornaments ;)

    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!

    Crochet trims on pillowcase... what a pretty way to add a crafty touch to homewares. We may have to learn crochet now!!!

    A gorgeous finish by Crystal! She stitched this pretty Flower Fairies design of The Guelder Rose Fairy which was our cover star project, way back in issue 58 (May 2002!) of The World of Cross Stitching magazine ;)

    "Always time for tea" - we agree! This sweet design was stitched by blogger Angela. She used our fab free stitch kit (with issue 202 of The World of Cross Stitching mag) to make this pretty hanging for a tea-loving pal ;)

    Adorable kokeshi dolls – what a gorgeous finish by Preeti, using the pattern by Joan Elliott from our issue 200 (March 2013) of The World of Cross Stitching magazine

    We love this butterfly-in-flowers design, stitched with adapted colours from the original pattern (issue 201 of The World of Cross Stitching mag) and finished into a cushion by #HookStitchSew - fab job!

    Hobbycraft Christmas Sheep with Red Scarf Mini Cross Stitch Kit 6.4cm. Ideal for tree ornaments and hoops! ;)

    Ornamental Pumpkin - Cross Stitch Pattern. Are you ready for fall? We think this design would be great in a conservatory or kitchen, all year round!

    What a pretty cushion - a perfect flavour of summer, for any home!

    holly and mistletoe pin cushion handmade by Lorna Bateman

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

    Pinner Loren made this adorable Christmas card of Fizzy Moon - we recognise him from back in our issue 194 of The World of Cross Stitching magazine ;)

    A small, quick-finish design brings a stylish makeover to any room, when patchworked with coordinating fabric into a cushion

    Hoops are fun and quick to 'frame' finished stitches. (Plus these geometric style kitten charts are catching our eyes!)

    We love this cross stitched button card - made into a cute pincushion ;)

    Lasting Allure: The Garden Fairy - what a pretty pattern by WOXS designer Shannon Wasilieff

    Take a piece of fabric that you already like and then embroider what you want to enhance it:)

    Pinner Ali says "12 days of Christmas tree ^.^ my first evenweave project! A bit diddly but it looks gggggreat!"