As the year comes to a close - yes, we can't quite believe it either! - it's time for Past Impressions to reflect on some of the most popular cross stitch kits that captured your imagination over the past 12 months.

There's been a number of really creative and varied choices made by our loyal customers this year, but right now we're going to look at the top 10 best sellers - and it's rather Christmassy, which doesn't bother us!

So without any further delay, let's go cross stitch crazy in our end-of-year countdown!

#10. Stained Glass Christmas Cross Stitch Card Kits (Pack B)

At #10 you went traditional with this stunning Heritage Crafts' nativity cross stitch set. Includes 'A Child Is Born', 'In The Stable' and 'Bethlehem' designs.

#9. Stained Glass Christmas Card Cross Stitch Kits (Set Of 3) - (Set A)

Following suit at#9 is this stained glass inspired trio, each featuring a biblical tableau to get you in the festive spirit!

#8. Nativity Cross Stitch Christmas Card Kits (Set of 6)

At #8 you just couldn't resist these festive greeting cards, brought to life with everything from heavenly angels to Mary and Joseph inspired designs.

#7. When Robins Appear Cross Stitch Kit

Send hearts aflutter with this red robin quote themed cross stitch kit...

#6. Ruby Wedding Anniversary Word Sampler Cross Stitch Kit

Celebrate an incredible 40 years together with the perfect anniversary sampler! Can be customised with names and dates for a truly personal gift that your loved one will treasure forever.

#5. Christmas Atmosphere Cross Stitch Card Kits (Set Of 3)

Set the scene this December with three festive designs finished off with a feline twist!

#4. Cats And Biscuits Cross Stitch Kit

Like biscuits? Love cats? This cross stitch kit just keeps on giving.

#3. Snow Globe Christmas Card 3D Cross Stitch Kit

There's nothing more magical than a Christmas snow globe - send this card out and watch the festive cheer roll in...

#2. Three Happy Penguins Cross Stitch Christmas Card Kits (Set of 3)

If you like penguins as much as we do then you'll be totally won over by this terrific trio - all wrapped up in their cosy winter wardrobe!

#1. All In The Family Cross Stitch Kit

At the top spot, you kept it all in the family with this heartwarming cross stitch kit that would can completely make your own...

Post By Ed Mason