Polls

How do you organise your thread stash?

Wound onto bobbins with the brand and shade marked on
74% (77 votes)
Stored in marked plastic floss bags
13% (14 votes)
In separate shoeboxes by brand
3% (3 votes)
In carrier bags down the side of the sofa!
10% (10 votes)
Total votes: 104
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How often do you buy new threads?

Whenever I walk past a craft shop!
12% (11 votes)
Quite often - I stitch a lot of charts
41% (38 votes)
Every couple of months - I stock up on my most used colours
43% (40 votes)
Never - I only stitch from complete kits
4% (4 votes)
Total votes: 93
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Which do you like to stitch best?

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What's your favourite project from Crazy's December issue?

Free gingerbread house bonus chart
20% (18 votes)
Joan Elliott sugarplum fairy
11% (10 votes)
Heart shaped angels sampler
8% (7 votes)
Owl decorations
18% (16 votes)
Elliot and Buttons hanging
7% (6 votes)
Vintage toy gift ideas
3% (3 votes)
Table linen set
2% (2 votes)
Christmas cards
24% (21 votes)
Cake toppers
1% (1 vote)
Winter flower abc
6% (5 votes)
Total votes: 89
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What stitchy gifts are you hoping to get this Christmas?

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How many of the gifts you give this Christmas will be stitched?

All of them - my friends and family love them
5% (3 votes)
Most of them - as many as I can stitch in time!
38% (25 votes)
Just a couple - I don't have that much time
47% (31 votes)
None - my stitches are just for me!
11% (7 votes)
Total votes: 66
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What do you stitch most of at Christmas?

Cards
41% (130 votes)
Gift tags
13% (40 votes)
Tree decorations
32% (101 votes)
Framed pictures
14% (44 votes)
Total votes: 315
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How do you like to personalise your stitching?

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What stitching technique would you like to learn or find out more about?

Using metallic threads
21% (101 votes)
Stitching more neatly
16% (78 votes)
Framing tips
18% (86 votes)
Blackwork
16% (74 votes)
Using decorative stitches other than cross stitch
28% (135 votes)
Total votes: 474
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What do you most enjoy about cross stitching?

It's a creative outlet
29% (92 votes)
The satisfaction of finishing a project
19% (60 votes)
Taking my mind off a busy day
33% (104 votes)
Creating cards & gifts my family & friends will love
19% (61 votes)
Total votes: 317
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