The World of Cross Stitching : 2020-09-04

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Find us online Online news theworldof­crossstitc­hing Explore a world of cross stitching without leaving the house – we’ve found the websites, communitie­s and charts you’ll love!­titch Share your stitches worldofcro­ssstitchin­g Enjoy a round-up of our fave makes from across our social community Blogger of the month “I’ve just finished these Stitchfini­ty coasters for a friend who has one of these camper vans.” These are van-tastic! “The difference between with or without backstitch is significan­t. Which side do you like more?” Wendy Yates, via Facebook fochinii, via Instagram Patchwork of Crafts is a lovely little corner of the internet. Their crafting philosophy is quite simple: “Not perfect, unique.” Now, that’s a motto we can get behind! Join this fab blogger on their crafty escapades as they share their favourite work, attempt dying their own aida and muse over the importance and significan­ce of the biscuit tin sewing stash – all delivered with a charming sense of humour. A “Almost there. Hopefully I can finish it sometime during the week.” Looking good! We just adore Fizzy Moon. “After two days of backstitch, I finished this for my boys last week. Now just to get it framed and put on their wall.” Follow along at https:// apatchwork­ Xstitchmag­ic, via Instagram Laura Wilkins, via Facebook MORE Free download Websites you’ll love Next time you log on, check out these amazing stitchy sites ead on over to the Country Living website H (www. countryliv­ and search ‘free cross stitch patterns’ to discover a new free chart each month. You’ll find a collection of small, single motifs in whole stitch which you can start stitching right away. There’s also an option of ordering the pattern in kit form at Do you like to listen to music while you stitch? Do you have Spotify? Jenny of Sublime Stitching creates a new calming ‘Embroidery Companion’ playlist each month so you can whistle while you work. Search for ‘Embroidery Companion’ on Spotify or visit If you’re in need of bobbins, needle minders or thread holders, look no further than Pip and Chip Based in Gloucester, England, owner Debbie provides lovingly made needlecraf­t accessorie­s that are so adorable you won’t be able to get just one. ( Find other free cross stitch patterns on our website at MORE 73 The World of Cross Stitching

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