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It’s that spooktacular time of year again! Yes, it’s time to stitch our spellbinding Halloween sampler – complete with mini bead spiders!CrossStitcher...

Special offer from Willow Fabrics

Stuck indoors? You need an emergency stitching pack! Find this offer here

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...
Pretty bracelet

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...

Cross Stitch sleepy time Ted

Stitch this cute Susan Penny sleepy bear design tonight, download a free PDF chart & key here. We...
Free Projects

Knit an iced cupcake

Even if you are new to knitting, you can easily make this pink iced cupcake. Download the full pattern here.

New home for Willow

No-one will be more surprised than us that we are the new owners of a famous name in the needlecraft world. Willow Fabrics is...

Cross Stitch Carol Singer

Just in time for Christmas! Get stitching now and put this charming design under your tree. She's available as a free PDF...

Quick Stocking Filler

Make these great little presents with Susan Penny. Finding nice stocking fillers without spending a fortune can be difficult, so I set about designing a...

More inspiration & ideas

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...
Make some sweet Plum Chutney

Perfect Plum Chutney

Favourite flapjack recipe

Simple beaded key rings