Craft for Mind

Stitch to support a mental health campaign

The mental health charity Mind is calling on the nation’s crafters to inspire the general public to try their hand at crafting this Christmas.

Royal baby gifts

Gifts to celebrate the Royal baby!

Big congrats from The World of Cross Stitching and everyone here, to Catherine and William on the healthy and happy arrival of their little boy!

I do like to be beside the seaside

Celebrate the summer holidays with our selection of seaside kits!

Host a stitchy hen do!

Host a stitchy hen do!

Crafty hen parties are so much fun! Here we reveal everything you need to send off a bride to be in true stitchy style...

Michael Powell

Michael Powell exclusive interview!


It was purely by chance that Michael Powell’s quirky paintings ended up as cross stitch kits. Cathy Lewis finds out more about this enduringly popular designer...

Craft room

Create the perfect craft den

We all dream of having our own crafty corner, so why not make it a reality with our top 10 inspirational tips?

Design Library

'Love Bug', issue 203, The World of Cross Stitching – amended chart

A big apology to any readers wanting to stitch our ‘Bitten By The Love Bug’ chart from issue 203 of The World of Cross Stitching. We accidentally missed off a letter,
so click here to download a PDF of the amended chart!

Supersized cross stitch!

We talk to three designers to find out how they went from stitching on 14-count aida to wood, metal, and more!

Stitch Wimbledon champion Andy Murray!!

Stitch Wimbledon champion Andy Murray!!

On 7th July 2013, Andy Murray made history by becoming the first British men's singles champion at Wimbledon for 77 years - congratulations Andy! Celebrate his storming win in three straight sets, following his Olympic gold medal last summer, by commemorating him in stitches – just click here to download your free chart! 

Meet Rhona Norrie

Catch up with Rhona Norrie

The talented artist talks about the inspiration behind her stunning designs

Our guide to the best sewing machines for beginners

Want to get to grips with the joys of sewing? Then check out our guide to the best machines on the market for beginners!

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