Polls

If you could cross stitch with a celebrity, who would it be?

We've heard David Beckham stitches with his daughter, so maybe he has some good tips
12% (17 votes)
What could be better than cross stitching with HM Queen Elizabeth?
47% (68 votes)
Adele – we’d have some excellent music whilst stitching!
26% (38 votes)
I’d love to stitch with Hugh Grant… but may get distracted by his good looks
16% (23 votes)
Total votes: 146
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What are your favourite stitchy embellishments?

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How many hours do you stitch?

Non-stop stitching – especially if I'm trying to finish a gift
14% (72 votes)
A couple hours each day – usually to relax myself
39% (202 votes)
Whenever I get a spare moment – about 30 mins at a time
28% (147 votes)
I'm lucky if I get to stitch at all each day!
18% (95 votes)
Total votes: 516
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Where is your favourite place to stitch?

Wrapped up warm and cosy next to the fire
27% (101 votes)
Sitting in the garden (hopefully with some sunshine)
3% (13 votes)
With a stitching club or crafty group
2% (7 votes)
My fave armchair by the window for the best light
68% (253 votes)
Total votes: 374
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What kind of cross stitcher are you?

I'm completely addicted! I cross stitch every day, if I can.
36% (148 votes)
I'm cross stitch crazy – I take my stitching with me wherever I go in case I get a spare moment.
11% (45 votes)
I enjoy cross stitch, and devote my spare time to my favourite craft.
25% (105 votes)
I'm only a part timer, really – I cross stitch at weekends and when there's a special occasion to make something for.
14% (56 votes)
I like looking at designs and thinking about what I'd make if I had time but never seem to get round to making anything!
5% (22 votes)
I'm a serial starter – I begin a piece and get distracted, then find it very hard to finish!
9% (37 votes)
Total votes: 413
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What was the trickiest cross stitching technique to master?

French knots
70% (60 votes)
Fractionals
19% (16 votes)
Beading
7% (6 votes)
Railroading
5% (4 votes)
Total votes: 86
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What do you make with the ABCs in the mag?

Make name plaques
33% (22 votes)
Make initial cards
42% (28 votes)
Make framed samplers
13% (9 votes)
Make cushions/bags/household items
12% (8 votes)
Total votes: 67
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What is your favourite Christmas scene to stitch?

Father Christmas
22% (52 votes)
Winter wildlife/landscape
40% (93 votes)
Nativity scene
15% (36 votes)
Christmas tree
22% (52 votes)
Total votes: 233
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What embroidery style would you like to try?

Blackwork
49% (66 votes)
Goldwork
21% (28 votes)
Crewel embroidery
19% (26 votes)
Silk shading
11% (15 votes)
Total votes: 135
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What do you like to do while stitching?

Watch TV or movies
71% (311 votes)
Listen to music/the radio
19% (83 votes)
Chat to friends or family
1% (6 votes)
Need peace and silence while stitching
8% (35 votes)
Total votes: 435
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