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.

Kate Knight

Meet the designer: Kate Knight

Get to know Kate Knight, the young Scottish designer with a passion for colour and creativity...

Metallic threads

5 top tips for stitching with metallic threads!

Don't be dazzled by metallics threads – read our 5 top tips for metallic success!

10 ways to stitch on a budget

With everyone feeling the pinch at the moment, we've come up with our top budget-busting tips to ensure you can keep your stitching stash plentiful, whatever your bank balance may be!

We meet Margaret Sherry!

We meet Margaret Sherry!

Crazy Editor, Sarah Trevor, caught up with talented designer Margaret Sherry (and her pet pooch!) to get to know the lady behind the characters we all adore.

Top 5: Halloween cross stitch designs

Our pick of the scariest stitches for Halloween!

Craftseller safety notice – crochet dummy chains

Craftseller Issue 16 safety notice

Craftseller safety notice – crochet dummy chains

The Sistine Chapel in stitches

The bigger picture

Diane Hollands meets two individuals and one group, who each took on the challenge of a seriously super-sized piece of stitching 


We meet Joan Elliott!

We meet Joan Elliott!

Crazy’s roving reporter Hannah Bellis met superstar designer Joan Elliott on a trip to NYC, asking all those important questions we stitchers want to know!

Helz Cuppleditch

Meet the designer… Helz Cuppleditch

We chatted with Helz Cuppleditch – the talented artist behind Mimi the kitten – from issue 193 of The World of Cross Stitching. 

Victoria sponge recipe

How to make this classic Victoria sponge cake

Bake this tasty treat as a great way to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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