Shop & Stitch Our Best Buys All the hottest cross stitch must-haves for your shopping list, plus an exclusive offer to make your pennies go further... Page turner IDEAL GIFT THE PICK OF MONTH L ook no further, the perfect present is here! Textile Heritage of The Scottish Gift Company* specialise in small, fun-to-stitch cross stitch kits with thoughtful finishing details, and they’ve just released several bookmark kits. We’re spoilt for choice with eight new designs including ‘Baking’, ‘Stag’, ‘Country Sampler’, ‘Heron’ and ‘Russian Dolls’ so you’re sure to find a design to suit all. These kits make a delightful quick-to-stitch project, coming with everything you need to complete your chosen bookmark – 15-count aida band, cotton threads, a needle, B&W chart and instructions, felt for backing and a tassel. The finished size of each bookmark (excluding tassel) is around 18x5cm (7x2in), so will fit snuggly inside any book. HEARTFELT MESSAGE C elebrate the pretty poppy with this gorgeous cross stitch card kit from Riverdrift Needlework*. ‘Poppy Hearts’ (RR550) is a set of six greeting cards suitable for all occasions, from a ‘thank you’ to a big ‘happy birthday’. These simple floral designs are all worked in whole stitches – no fractionals or French knots here! The full kit contains six pre-cut 14-count aida fabric pieces, backing fabric, Anchor threads, needle, chart and full instructions. It also includes six 15x15cm (6x6in) single-fold white cards and envelopes so you can pop them in the post as soon as you’ve stitched them. Page turner Stitch for yourself, give to a friend or gift to someone who stitches £8.50 each 5 fab finds... Aperture cards Stitch it, frame it, £4.99 £2.13 Send a love note... ... with Craft Creations* ‘Classic White Double Fold Heart Shaped Aperture Cards & Envelopes’ (12 pack), sized 14.5x14.5cm/5 x5 in New baby (pink or blue) Stock up on these Make shaker cards ‘Large Card with Square Aperture & Printed Bow Decoration’, complete with envelope from Moulin Designs* Add colourful ‘Assorted Tri-fold Aperture Cards and Envelopes’ (4 pack) from Hobbycraft* to your stash Try a shaker card with a ‘Dimensional Card Kit – Rounded Corner Rectangle’ (DC113) from Hunkydory Crafts* www.gathered.how/woxs The World of Cross Stitching 40
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