Making up

Knowing the right way to do things can make or break a stitching project. Read on for tried and tested advice which will help your confidence as well as your stitching.

Hannah Bellis, Editor of The World of Cross Stitching

Top Ten Projects
How to make a pinboard

Stitch this tropical leaves chart from issue 264 (Feb 2018) of The World of Cross Stitching, on sale 28th December, then follow the instructions below to make your very own pinboard for the kitchen!

make a wooden spoon hanging

Stitch this cheeky saying chart from issue 260 (Nov 2017) of The World of Cross Stitching, then follow the instructions below to make your very own hanging for the kitchen!

make a gift stocking for a pet

Stitch this Pekingese chart from the Pet of the Month page in issue 260 of The World of Cross Stitching, then follow the instructions below to make your very gift stocking!

Halloween decoration

Stitch this spooky tree silhouette chart from the Halloween-themed Design Library in issue 259 (Oct 2017) of The World of Cross Stitching, then follow the instructions below to make your very own padded hanging!

how to make a padded hanging

Stitch this whimsical tooth fairy chart from the fairy-themed Design Library in issue 258 of The World of Cross Stitching, then follow the instructions below to make your very own padded hanging!

make a pencil case decoration

Be inspired to decorate a pencil case zipper, with this space-rocket motif! You can find this sweet chart from the science-themed Design Library in issue 257 (Aug 2017) of The World of Cross Stitching mag, or adapt the idea with any mini moitf you have. Then follow these easy instructions to make your very own.

scissor fob how to

Enjoy stitching this sweet chart from the summer-themed Design Library in issue 256 of The World of Cross Stitching, then follow the instructions below to make your very own scissor fob!

How to make a pencil case

Stitch these ABC charts from issue 254 of The World of Cross Stitching, then follow the instructions below to make your very own personalised pencil case!

 

Make this stylish teatime set!

Stitch this trio of charts from issue 215 of Crazy, then follow the instructions below to turn them into a gorgeous tea cosy, coaster and mug hug!

Make this delightful advent calendar!

Stitch these sweet pockets using the One Nighters charts from issue 208 of Crazy, then follow the instructions below to turn them into a beautiful advent calendar!

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