Posted on Tuesday, April 17 2012 at 3pm
We love being inventive with our stash, after all, it's what us stitchers do best! What better way to kick-start your creativity than with your FREE GIFT - a mini patchwork cards kit with perfectly sized stash busting charts. Plus, our beautiful sewing gift set and clever storage jars with pincushion tops will certainly help you make the most of your crafting space.
With the Queen's Diamond Jubilee just around the corner, don't miss Jan Constantine's irresistibly patriotic crown cushion. It's guaranteed to become the centrepiece to your home.
Don't miss our thrifty issue (252) - on sale now!
If you like a spot of vintage sewing style, then you'll love Felicity Hall's beautiful gift set (below). The main wall hanger features an irresistible vintage sewing machine and handy pockets for storing all your stitching accessories close by.
There's even a chunky pincushion and sweet little needle book to complete the set! What's best they're all stitched on amazingly zingy 25 count evenweave in a selection of blue, orange and pink shades. Well, you know how much we adore colour...
Who likes tea? We do! If you're looking for a something pretty to stitch for your home, how about Angela Poole's Live Life, Love Tea sampler for your kitchen? Or Lesley Teare's traditional patchwork style cushion made using scraps of fabrics and finished off with a stitched tile centrepiece. Perfect.
Maybe you prefer a spot of monochrome? Don't miss our classic gilt frame photo holder. It's so simple to make, but looks really on-trend when displayed with other frames. It's even the perfect size to tack a photograph onto.
For those of your short on time this month, don't miss our uber-cute collectable miniatures (below). There's everything from cupcakes to teddybears and monsters in our little selection. Perfect for last-minute birthday cards and for using up all those annoying pieces of leftover threads. Clever huh?
CrossStitcher issue 252 - on sale 18th April