Easy Aida Band Bracelet

Susan Penny shows you how to make this pretty cross stitched ice cream bracelet with simple chart and instructions, first choose your...

Trim perforated paper easily

Trimming perforated paper can be tricky, you want to make it look neat but...

CrossStitcher leaves Dennis

CrossStitcher has found a new home in the Warners craft portfolio, after nearly 4 years at Dennis. Production of the magazine stays...

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Back in the saddle

After more than 20 years away, we are surprised to be at the helm of Cross Stitcher once again - it's now...

Perfect Plum Chutney

I really enjoy eating left-overs on Boxing Day. After the run-up to Christmas and then cooking for the big day itself, somehow a chance...

Sailboat Straw Toppers and Napkin Rings

I am pleased we are having better weather this week, as having purchased these lovely sailboat napkins earlier in the summer, and with my...

Simple beaded key rings

So end of term falls on deadline, what does a busy mum do? I needed to shop for teacher’s presents and had no time...

Hooray for the Red, White and Blue

I wonder if it’s World Cup frenzy or the spontaneous appearance of flags on cars and rooftops that has made me feel patriotic! Whatever...

Really easy pincushions

With the end of the school year approaching fast, I thought I would set about creating a simple and inexpensive teacher gift, these pretty pincushions...

Sailing Boat Hearts

  One of the wonderful things about living on the coast is that sometimes you are lucky enough to take pictures on the beach...and today...

Flags not Flowers!

I have been having trouble with my sweet peas this year…I'm not sure if it's the monsoon conditions we have been having, or the...