Merry Christmas!

Your last-minute present worries solved!

Still searching for a great gift for a loved one this Christmas? Panic over! A subscription to a Future magazine is the perfect present, and with over 60 titles covering topics from cycling to computing, craft and design, photography, technology and cars, you're sure to find the ideal magazine. 

Plus, a subscription is the present that lasts all year, and you'll even get a free card you can personalise to announce your gift.

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Free treats for Xmas!

With Christmas round the corner, we thought we'd give you a free special treat in the shape of these four oh so cute and colourful festive designs to stitch! They look fab together as a framed picture, or why not make them into individual decorations for your tree? 

We've put the charts into a free Christmas mini mag - all you have to do to get your hands on it is download the free CrossStitcher or Cross Stitch Collection apps on Apple Newsstand. Simple!

As well as the charts, the mag includes a super gift guide with our pick of presents stitchy friends and family will love. So if you're stuck for that perfect prezzie idea, don't despair - just download your free mini mag for tons of inspiration!




Still searching for the perfect gift?

Still wracking your brain for the ideal gift this Christmas? Choose the gift that lasts all year! With over 60 titles covering topics from cycling to computing, craft and design, photography, technology and cars, we’ve got the perfect magazine title for your loved one. We’ll even include a free gift card that you can personalise to announce your gift.

And why not get yourself a subscription as well? With 50% off the cover price, you can take advantage of our biggest savings this year and treat yourself to a monthly fix of cross stitch heaven! Click here to get this amazing deal.

Enjoy a cosy Christmas with CrossStitcher's December issue - out now!'s cold outside! So we've packed our December issue (273) with loads of cosy designs to ensure you have the snuggliest Christmas at home this year. 

From beautiful festive decorations, to cute and funky gifts for all your friends and family, you'll find plenty of seasonal stitching inspiration for a lovely handmade Christmas. Plus, you'll adore your free gift of eight fun gift tags - they're great for giving your wrapping a personal touch. 

The perfect centrepiece for your festive display is Rebecca Tuffnell's trio of house ornaments - our cover star this month. In a warming rainbow of colours, they'll look stunning in flickering candle light.

FREE red-stripe paper for CrossStitcher's Festive Friend cards

Christmas is coming round so fast now - we really need to get organised with our shopping! But at least we have our cards sorted with these gorgeous designs by Fiona Crouch from our December issue - we adore the fluffy Lana thread!

Once you've stitched them up, print out the stripey backing paper here and stick it to plain card, then mount the designs using 3D foam pads for a fun, professional finish.

Free Christmas chart download!

CSC230 coverThe December issue of Cross Stitch Collection goes on sale tomorrow! It’s crammed with festive designs, including Lesley Teare’s Anemone Wreath – a contemporary twist on a traditional idea. Exclusive from DMC, we have a snowy Woodland Folks design, while Maria Diaz has created a Mountain Retreat we'd love to fly away to. 


Also in this issue, find the final part of Sandy Littlejohns and Deb Lester’s Edwardian Christmas street scene, a funky Santa alphabet (ideal for adding personal touches to gifts) from Lucie Heaton and a spectacular animal portrait from Jayne Netley Mayhew. As well as all this, give in to temptation with our stitchers' gift guide, enter to win great freebies, get the latest craft news and inspiration, and much more!


If you can't wait to get your copy to start your festive stitching, click here to download a FREE floral bauble chart from Lesley Teare!

Give the perfect gift this Christmas!

Looking for a great Christmas gift for a fellow crafter? Or how about one for a cycling enthusiast, or gaming fan? Magazine subscriptions make perfect presents, and with over 60 titles on subjects as diverse as cars, tech, design, photography, gaming, cycling and of course crafts, Future is sure to publish the ideal mag for your special someone.

Celebrate Christmas with CrossStitcher's November issue - out now!

We are counting down the weeks until 25 December here at CrossStitcher - there's just nine to go! With the days speeding by, we are in full-on festive stitching mode and have packed our November issue (272) with gorgeous designs to inspire your seasonal stitching too. Plus, your free gift is a cool and kitsch trio of Christmas animal cards that are bound to make friends smile.

We can't get enough of Nordic style right now, and Annette Eriksson's reindeer cushion is top of our project to-do list. Festive, but only subtly so, it's perfect for keeping on your sofa all winter long. We love the simple red and blue palette, too.