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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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6 Cross Stitch Kits For A Cat Lady
Thursday, 14th of July 2016

The whole 'cat lady' status has exploded into the world over the last few years, banishing the myth that being a cat lady warrants you as a single lady who lives at home with an army of cats.  Anyone who just really likes cats can take on the crazy cat lady

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Father's Day Cross Stitch Gift Ideas
Father's Day Cross Stitch Gift Ideas
Thursday, 9th of June 2016

When it comes to Father’s Day, cross stitch kits aren’t exactly the first thing that springs to mind. Nevertheless, few dads can resist the charm of a bit of embroidery made just for them, particularly when the pattern is every bit as heartfelt as they

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6 Of the Best Cross Stitch Bloggers
6 Of the Best Cross Stitch Bloggers
Thursday, 19th of May 2016

Cross stitch is as old-school as a craft can get, and yet it’s probably benefitted more from the internet than any other. Leaving aside the fact that designers have a whole new interconnected marketplace to get their patterns to needlecrafters, it’s now

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