FREE Christmas card and tag downloads

Receiving handmade gifts and cards is so special - and as we crafters know, it's just as fun to make them, too. For loads of Christmas stitching ideas to make into gifts and cards, as well as ornaments to decorate your own home, check out the November issue of CrossStitcher - in the shops now!

Festive tags stitch kit - FREE with CrossStitcher's December issue!

CrossStitcher's December issue 260 free festive tags stitch kit

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas and these miniature tags are just the thing to get you in the mood for some festive stitching. You'll find the stitch kit (which comes with everything you need to make all 8 designs) FREE with our December issue. Well, that's the wrapping sorted!

Merry Christmas from CrossStitcher!

Merry ChristmasWe'd like to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas. Hopefully by now you'll all be enjoying some time with your friends and family - and your latest cross stitching project of couse!

Looks like our cute lime and red Christmas gift tags (your free gift with issue 247) have been popular. Check out all these pictures from our lovely readers below!

Cross stitch gift tags

From top left to bottom right: Allison Boreham, Rosemarie Munroe, Susie Falk, Veronique Guadillere, Sewstitchtastic, Sewstitchtastic (again!), Gina Jacobo, Jo Hinton, Kassandrik.

Don't forget to let us know what you've been stitching - we love to hear what you've been up to.