Our 7 Favourite Characters to Cross Stitch
Our 7 Favourite Characters to Cross Stitch
Thursday, 20th of February 2014

A couple of times on this blog we've sung praise to those certain familiar faces who like to turn up on our cross stitch pieces. More often or not, it's classic children's characters who are the perfect catalysts to get the younger generation into needlecraft,

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5 Valentine\'s Cross Stitch & Knitting Gift Ideas
5 Valentine's Cross Stitch & Knitting Gift Ideas
Tuesday, 28th of January 2014

No matter how many of us snub or sleep through it, there's always love in the air come Valentine's Day. We'll be the first however to admit that the holiday's intention of being a humble and honest vestigial to express one's true feelings has been somewhat

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Brand Spotlight: Little Dove Designs
Brand Spotlight: Little Dove Designs
Monday, 20th of January 2014

When there's a true passion and love for crafts behind a designer's work, it really shows. From the overall range of products, to the idea at the core of every cross stitch kit, we love bringing in patterns and pieces that embody all the things we love best

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What Can You Do With a Finished Cross Stitch Kit?
What Can You Do With a Finished Cross Stitch Kit?
Tuesday, 7th of January 2014

After many months (or years...) of stitching cross after cross, your most intricate and detailed pattern to date has come alive in front of you. But now what? Put in the drawer and move onto another cross stitch kit? The creativity of good crafting doesn't

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Cross Stitch & Tapestry Stocking Fillers
Cross Stitch & Tapestry Stocking Fillers
Tuesday, 10th of December 2013

As you may remember, we covered every inch of Christmas cross-stitching on this blog - as far back as September no less! And yet despite how thoroughly festive were, there was a missed a spot. Having focused so much on the big patterns, let's have a little

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5 Ways To Get Your Child Cross Stitching
5 Ways To Get Your Child Cross Stitching
Tuesday, 3rd of December 2013

Believe us, this isn't as hard as it used to be. Since the early part of the millennium, home crafts have been steadily increasing their takeover, and where its most shocking us (in a nice way) is the amount of the younger generation putting down the stylus

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