The World of Cross Stitching



hadn’t done any cross stitching for quite a while after my husband of 57 years died in 2019. While recovering from the dreaded Covid I was feeling very low, but then I received issue 304 (March 2021) of The World of Cross Stitching and I saw the ‘Silhouette Lady’ chart. I just had to stitch it!

Thanks to your mag I’m now stitching again. Joyce Gladwin, Cumbria

Sue: I’m so sorry for your loss, Joyce and your illness. You’ve been through a lot and it’s so humbling to know we were able to make a small difference to you with this design. Stitching really is great therapy!

alentine’s Day is just around the corner, so look no further than this set of delightful patterns to make your loved one smile. There are three adorable designs for you to choose from, and you’re sure to have as much fun stitching one of these as your sweetheart will when they open their unique handmade gift.

Each chart features a kind phrase alongside Jenny’s characteri­stic warmth of style. There’s a punny mini motif that’s perfect for a card, or display on a mini easel for a loved one’s home office, as well as a washing line style pattern to show just how much you care. Plus there’s a delightful gnome couple cuddling up under the moonlight with a brew. You

Approx. 18-85 hours each

Cross stitch, fractional­s, backstitch

Advanced beginner

can’t miss the cute little mouse in the background! These densely stitched designs take patience to complete, so make sure to start them in plenty of time to get your stitch completed and mounted on canvas – they’ll be totally worth the work and your love will be visible in every single stitch.

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