Cross Stitch

  • Easy Cross Stitch Series 1: Flowers

    Each title in the Easy Cross Stitch series provides a beautiful collection of designs to inspire and challenge beginning stitchers. These thematic resource books offer an easy-to-follow, full-colour chart and a colour key on every page.

    Full of vibrant floral cross-stitch designs, this book uses a variety of colours and endless shapes to capture the wonder of the natural world.

    Organized by colour and by flower type, including popular varieties such as roses and lavender, this portable craft book is an ideal guide for anyone who wants to create decorative table cloths, cushions or other household linens. Smaller designs that serve well on a greeting card or combine to make up a lovely sampler are also included.

  • Easy Cross Stitch Series 2: Baby

    Each title in the Easy Cross Stitch series provides a beautiful collection of designs to inspire and challenge beginning stitchers. These thematic resource books offer an easy-to-follow, full-colour chart and a colour key on every page.

    This guide book gives crafters a wonderful excuse to satisfy their cross-stitch passions with the arrival of a new baby. With patterns that include rockets, boats, dinosaurs, princesses and horse drawn carriages, this book is packed with bright ideas to help decorate the nursery for any boy or girl.

    The patterns, which are perfect for beginning and advanced stitchers, can be used to make fun greeting cards, to patch onto change bags, to add color to bed linens or clothing, or to simply create a beautiful sampler to commemorate the happy arrival.

  • Easy Cross Stitch Series 4: Borders

    Each title in the Easy Cross Stitch series provides a beautiful collection of designs to inspire and challenge beginning stitchers. These thematic resource books offer an easy-to-follow, full-colour chart and a colour key on every page.

    A variety of borders – from strong, geometric patterns to pretty, flower-inspired designs – are included in this cross-stitch book. The borders can be used to decorate tablecloths, towels, or cushions, and the book offers inspiration to put them together to produce an original sampler all your own.

  • Floral Elegance

    Flowers are ideal subjects for embroidery because of their organic shapes and timeless appeal. While they are rooted in the rich tradition of floral embroidery, these designs have a clean and contemporary palette and subtle shading. The patterns include small pincushion designs, scissor cases, and small pictures as well as larger cushion and tablecloth designs.

    Cross-stitch and needlepoint designs are included, to encourage crafters to try some new techniques.

  • Liberty Cross Stitch

    This book combines pretty cross stitch designs with classic Liberty prints to create gorgeous, hand-stitched items for you, your home and family and friends. These designs give the simple, traditional technique of cross-stitch a fresh, contemporary appeal and place it firmly in the twenty-first century.

    With clear step-by-step instructions, full-sized patterns and easy-to-follow cross stitch charts you will be amazed at how easily you can make something! Chapters:

    • Just For You; Floral Bag, Earrings, Pretty Bow
    • In the Home; Photo Frames, Round Cushion, Tea Pouch
    • For Baby; Little Slippers, Garland, Rattle

  • Magic of Christmas to Cross Stitch

    Let the magic of Christmas inspire your stitching with these 20 cross stitch patterns, blending the traditional style of France with a charming contemporary simplicity.

    Many of the designs include multiple scenes and motifs, offering you hundreds of components to use in a myriad of ways. The elements of a cross-stitched Christmas are all here: Father Christmas, toys, sparkling decorations and children enjoying the anticipation! Along with the patterns, enjoy instructions for projects to show off your stitchwork, like a Christmas stocking, a gorgeous Advent calendar, gift cards and a holiday ABC sampler.

  • Magical Cross Stitch Designs

    A fabulous collection of fantastic mystical themed cross stitch designs with 65 full colour charts featuring the ever popular wizards, fairies and dragons.

    The gorgeous project section shows you how to turn your cross stitch charts into magical gifts and keepsakes with over 40 simple project ideas including hanging charms, photo holders, cards and sachets.

    Stitching techniques are also featured in the book so you can learn all the stitches used in the magical charts.

  • Makoto's Cross-Stitch Super Collection

    Cross stitch phenom Makoto Oozu teaches you cross stitch basics and then introduces you to his world of stitched robots, insects, artillery and more.

    De-lame your tote bag, your special trucker cap and your undies by stitching them with dancing skeletons, Big Ben and old-school electronics. With over 100 images and 10 projects to choose from, you can make everyone's stuff awesome!

  • Modern Cross Stitch

    Hannah Sturrock shares over 30 beautiful patterns with you. Hannah's designs are a little bit different from what is available elsewhere. She uses simple outlines with striking patterns and clean, fresh colours, and takes inspiration from new interior fashions, vintage textiles, nature, toys and more, always striving to be contemporary and stylish.

    Discover five chapters of fabulous ideas: For a Beautiful Baby; For Big Kids; For a Special Occasion; For a Nature Lover; and For the Home. Make an adorable barnyard scene picture for young ones, or a comic-book style cross-stitched mobile phone case. Add an extra handmade touch to presents with stitched gift tags, and create a Christmas toy sack that will be treasured throughout the years. Bring the beauty of nature into the home with the flower hessian tote and the stunning floral finch cushion.

    You can even take cross stitch to a new level, decorating walls with washi tape birds and stitching velvet ribbon onto woven chair seats. Make use of other innovative materials, too, including soluble canvas - which allows you to cross stitch on any fabric – and glow in the dark embroidery thread.

  • Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch

    If you think you know what cross stitch is, look again! Jamie Chalmers, aka Mr X Stitch, shows you how to cross stitch using simple step-by-step instructions and also takes you to the frontiers of cross stitch design.

    The book is aimed at stitchers of all abilities, from absolute beginners looking to learn a new craft to embroiderers and cross stitchers who want to do something different in cross stitching. Features include:

    • Basics of cross stitching, including information on materials, tools, techniques and colour blending
    • Different materials such as glow-in-the-dark threads and stitching on metal
    • More than 20 stunning cutting-edge projects to make
    • Guidance on how to create cross stitch designs of your own
    • Showcases the work of contemporary cross stitchers who are pushing the boundaries of their craft

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  • New Cross Stitchers Bible

    This new and revised edition of the definitive guide to cross stitch and counted thread methods updates you with all the latest trends, techniques and materials.

    Presents 100+ new charted designs and project ideas – experiment with combining cross stitch with other methods (pulled / drawn thread work, Hardanger, blackwork), embellishments (beads, ribbons) and a stitch library.

  • Retro Fun in Stitches

    Retro Fun in Stitches is a collection of pastel animals, cupcakes, flowers and vehicles which are perfect to make into cushions, simple gift cards or pictures for the wall.

    Make birth and wedding samplers by simply adding names and dates using the alphabets provided. Some of these patterns can be used to celebrate family events such as births and weddings or stitch a sweet animal for a bedroom wall. Let your imagination go wild and stitch cupcakes on aprons, make miniature fridge magnets using plastic canvas or a row of cars to make a cake band or a camper van on a giant cushion.

    The cross stitch designs are a variety of easy and hard pictures making them suitable for a beginners and the more experienced stitcher.

  • Stunning Scenery in Cross Stitch

    Stunning Scenery in Cross Stitch is a collection of landscapes from around the globe in cross-stitch. It is not always easy to convey in cross-stitch our world's natural beauty, but this book brings you some of our planet's most stunning scenery.

    Easy-to-follow colour charts and a colour pattern key for each project make this book a useful addition to every design library.

  • Two Hour Cross Stitch: Animals

    If you have two hours, you've got time to complete a cross-stitch project, thanks to this fresh take on the craft.

    These 300 quick, easy, and attractive vintage and retro-style designs all feature adorable animals. With everything from whimsical rabbits to rubber duckies to too-cute alligators – organized by theme – this collection is sure to become a beloved resource for stitchers.

    To help beginners get started there's a brief basics section, plus charts and floss information.

  • Two Hour Cross Stitch: Flowers
    These 300 easy, quick, vintage-and-retro inspired designs all feature lovely and richly colourful flower-based motifs. Some are singular blossoms, while others are gathered in wreaths or placed in pretty flowerpots.

    Plus, there are other charming images to help fill out a sampler, including windmills, children on garden swings or bestowing a bouquet, and even flower-bearing teddy bears.

    Every stitcher will cherish this charming collection. It takes only two short hours to grow a cross-stitch garden!
  • Whimsical Cross Stitch

    Cross stitch is a traditional hobby – but your designs don't have to be!

    These 175 patterns reflect a modern sensibility, with motifs ranging from trendy to vintage and kitschy. All are designed to fit into a 6-inch or smaller embroidery hoop, so they're quick projects that can be finished in an evening or weekend. Themes include holidays, cute critters, flowers, abstracts, birth announcements and much more.