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Hygge: Scandinavian Inspired Cross Stitch Kits
Tuesday, 22nd of November 2016

The evenings are darker, it's cold outside and it's almost Christmas. This makes it the perfect opportunity to snuggle down at home with a cross stitch kit to hand and to let the 'Hygge' times roll. Hygge is the Danish way of living, it doesn't have a direct

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10 Cross Stitch Kit Stocking Fillers
Wednesday, 2nd of November 2016

If you're anything like us, at Past Impressions you've probably been stitching for Christmas for the last couple of months! There's something a bit magical about watching a Christmas project come to life as the evenings start to close in. Now as we enter December

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Embroidery For Mindfulness
Tuesday, 4th of October 2016

When you're not working 9-5, you're stuck in traffic, dashing off to an event or stressing over your home and work life. Our lives are so hectic nowadays that we barely get a moment to stop, and take a moment to appreciate what is around us. Instead of focusing

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Cross Stitch Christmas Cards
Thursday, 8th of September 2016

If there's one old adage that we always live by, it's that it's never too early to start stitching for Christmas! We would start stitching in January if we had a chance, as realistically some of the more advanced designs take more than a few weeks to complete.

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#MyDMCPink Campaign
Thursday, 25th of August 2016

Whether you're an avid crafter, seasoned stitcher or haven't picked up a knitting needle in years, we need your help! One of our biggest suppliers DMC Creative is raising money and awareness for The Pink Ribbon Foundation at Kirstie Allsopp's The Handmade

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How To Add Beads To Cross Stitch Designs
Thursday, 4th of August 2016

Your cross stitch design is finally finished and it looks great, but it looks like it's missing something. But what could you possibly do next when the only supplies to hand with your kit are the threads and the standard chart?  Just because it's a cross

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