Dot Penn restored the design on a family heirloom.

Labour of love

One of Dot Penn's proudest projects took real love and skill. Here's how she made a...

How to make a padded cube toy

How to make a padded cube toy

Stitch the transport-themed charts from issue 272 (October 2018) of The World of Cross...

Meet designer Jenny Barton!

In the Spotlight: Jenny Barton

Designer Jenny tells us about her cross stitch journey and creative inspiration!

Live cross stitch streaming on Twitch!

Meet the Twitch stitchers!

Cross stitch has recently taken video website Twitch by storm, so Crazy decided to...

Angi Davidson comes from a stitching family!

Meet a family of cross stitchers!

Meet a cross stitching family!

Meet Jacob de Graaf of Modern Folk Embroidery!

Meet the Designer: Modern Folk Embroidery!

We chat with Jacob de Graaf, the force behind Modern Folk Embroidery

It's designer Angela Poole!

Bonus Round: Angela Poole

Designer Angela Poole talks cross stitch in this web exclusive!

Tim, a chief officer in the Merchant Navy, stitches while at sea

Cross stitching at sea!

Meet Tim, a chief officer in the Merchant Navy who stitches at sea!

How to …

Have a browse through this selection of great tips and advice on making the most of your cross stitch, whatever your level of experience and expertise – you’ll be surprised by how much you can learn!

Poppy Benner, Editor

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