Throughout our CrossStitcher content we bring you step-by-step projects created by a team of highly talented contributors demonstrating a vast array of techniques to bring you a wide range of projects to develop your skills and make every cross stitch creation the best it can be. We also bring you regular interviews with key artisans, all the top news and gossip and new product launches. Not forgetting great techniques, ‘how to’s’, top trends and fantastic competitions for you to expand that stitching stash!
Welcome to our bumper Summer issue! We have a three-in-one treat for you this month, as your summer package includes the magazine, an exclusive coastal designs chart booklet and a Totally Tropical beach card. To continue the summer theme, our cover project is a stunning British Coastal Birds sampler – perfect to hang in your home.
Inside the issue, we’ve more stylish summery projects, such as our on-trend camping cushion, that’s perfect for a sofa or to stitch for your caravan or camper van. If you’re looking forward to some summer reading while on holiday this year, our beautiful ‘language of flowers’ bookmarks are a must-stitch, plus our garden gnomes alphabet letters can be mixed and matched for all your summer projects. We’ve also got some sweet cards for dog lovers, a pair of scented house sachets, and a clever stitcher’s sign for your craft room. Plus, we’ve packed in tips on making a special cake band to celebrate the jubilee, reader stories, features, news and much, much more!