A fab deal on Your Family Tree!

Your Family Tree are celebrating Easter with half-price back issues all weekend!

Learn and perfect the craft of patchwork & quilting!

Ok, in our mind, nothing could be better than cross stitch, but we've got to admit, patchwork and quilting comes pretty high up the list of crafts we love. And it's super on-trend this year!

Love it too but don't know how to get started? Or enjoyed it a few years back and want to rediscover your skills? Then the Beginner's Guide to Quilting is for you!

Gorgeous wedding designs to treasure forever

Weddings are one of our favourite occasions to stitch for. There are so many gorgeous designs, and we know the gifts we make will be treasured by the happy couple forever. 

So we couldn't resist compiling a collection of some of our best-loved designs from CrossStitcher to create CrossStitcher Weddings - a download for iPad and iPhone.

The Handmade Fair - exciting news!

There's only 1 day to go before tickets for The Handmade Fair become available for a secret pre-sale! Hosted by Kirstie Allsopp, the tickets cost £29 per person and will give you access to the nation's only craft show that puts learning and making at its heart.

With workshops, demonstrations, yummy food, fabulous shopping and more, the show promises to be a fun filled crafting extravaganza! Taking place in the sumptuous Hampton Court Palace gardens on 19-21 September, there are tickets up for grabs in a secret sale tomorrow!

Sign up to the Handmade Fair mailing list to make sure you have access to this exclusive ticket event. Just click here to sign up!


Save on subscriptions in our Spring Sale!

We love the motivation we feel at this time of year - perfect for stitching up gorgeous projects to fill our homes with fresh style for the warmer months. 

Download free Easter charts!

It's only a week before Easter, and if you're anything like us, you've still got lots of Easter projects to stitch this weekend! Because we are a helpful lot, we thought we'd give you a hand by making these fab Easter card charts from CrossStitcher and Cross Stitch Collection available for FREE as a download. 

Exclusive kits direct to you!

We're so excited about the projects in our May issue! With a gorgeous fairy from Lesley Teare covered in flowers and French knots, a calming view through a window into an idyllic garden by Maria Diaz, a stylish Russian doll design stitched on chunky evenweave from Angela Poole and a lively nursery rhyme themed project by Jenny Barton, we're sure you'll find something in our 235 issue you'll just have to add to your stitching wish list!

We've made it extra easy to stitch these designs, as each of them available as a full kit containing fabric, full skeins of thread, a needle, the chart and full instructions. We'll even deliver them direct to your door with three easy ways to buy:

1) Go to page 46 of your May Cross Stitch Collection 235 and fill out the order form

FREE Easter charts!

We love Easter. After all, it's a guilt-free excuse for eating chocolate, plus a mini holiday - what could be better than that!

To celebrate, we're giving you an extra treat this year in the form of not one but two FREE collections of Easter card charts to download!

From CrossStitcher comes Easter Treats, a hand-picked selection of six colourful Easter egg cards featuring cute bunnies and birds. Our favourite has to be the adorable white bunny with big ears on the coral background. Which is yours?

WIN! A Kings & Castles kit bundle!

Our fab kit bundle is perfect for those who love London and a little bit of history! We have one bundle to give away containing the classic DMC Henry VIII kit, Angela Beazley's Royal London sampler and Abacus Design's Tower of London. Each kit comes with fabric, threads, the chart and instructions for city's worth of stitching fun! To enter, simply like our Facebook page and comment on the competition post dated 8 April, and tell us where you most like to stitch - in your living room? A craft room? In the garden? 

Join Kirstie Allsopp for a weekend of crafting!

Miss our exciting news last week? We've teamed up with Kirstie Allsopp and Hobbycraft to present The Handmade Fair this September at the beautiful Hampton Court Palace.