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Meet Siobhan Harrison

Meet Siobhan Harrison

We caught up with Siobhan Harrison, the talented new designer for our magazine, to find out more about how she got started and what inspires her…



We chat to designer Lucie Heaton!

We chat to designer Lucie Heaton!

The talented designer Lucie Heaton chats about her recent stitchy finishes, the inspiration behind her designs, and her chickens! 

Royal baby gifts

Gifts to celebrate the Royal baby!

Big congrats from The World of Cross Stitching and everyone here, to Catherine and William on the healthy and happy arrival of their little boy!

I do like to be beside the seaside

Celebrate the summer holidays with our selection of seaside kits!

Host a stitchy hen do!

Host a stitchy hen do!

Crafty hen parties are so much fun! Here we reveal everything you need to send off a bride to be in true stitchy style...

Michael Powell

Michael Powell exclusive interview!


It was purely by chance that Michael Powell’s quirky paintings ended up as cross stitch kits. Cathy Lewis finds out more about this enduringly popular designer...

Craft room

Create the perfect craft den

We all dream of having our own crafty corner, so why not make it a reality with our top 10 inspirational tips?

Design Library

'Love Bug', issue 203, The World of Cross Stitching – amended chart

A big apology to any readers wanting to stitch our ‘Bitten By The Love Bug’ chart from issue 203 of The World of Cross Stitching. We accidentally missed off a letter,
so click here to download a PDF of the amended chart!

Supersized cross stitch!

We talk to three designers to find out how they went from stitching on 14-count aida to wood, metal, and more!

Stitch Wimbledon champion Andy Murray!!

Stitch Wimbledon champion Andy Murray!!

On 7th July 2013, Andy Murray made history by becoming the first British men's singles champion at Wimbledon for 77 years - congratulations Andy! Celebrate his storming win in three straight sets, following his Olympic gold medal last summer, by commemorating him in stitches – just click here to download your free chart! 

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