The World of Cross Stitching Magazine

The World of Cross Stitching Magazine

About The World of Cross Stitching Magazine

The World of Cross Stitching magazine subscription is essential for anyone with a passion for cross stitch, whether you're a beginner or advanced. Join our vibrant community of stitchers and you'll get over 80 easy-to-follow patterns from your favourite international designers every month, to stitch for yourself or as great gifts. Plus, enjoy expert tips and tutorials, the latest product news, top trends, fab competitions and exciting interviews. So, if it's inspiration you're looking for, there's no shortage of great ideas when you subscribe.

Benefits include:

  • Make great savings on the individual shop price
  • Delivery to your door wherever you are
  • Guarantee your copy and never miss an issue
  • Loads of prizes up for grabs each month
  • Plus, a fab cross-stitching gift with every issue
  • Begin your The World of Cross Stitching Magazine subscription today with one of the great offers below

Subscribing to the UK's number one cross stitching magazine ensures you never miss out on the best projects, advice and news on your favourite hobby. Whatever your skill level, you'll get all the practical help you need to make everything from birthday cards and Christmas gifts to amazing décor ideas for the home. We aim to cover a broad range of themes and styles across over 80 patterns in every issue, so you're sure to find plenty to inspire you to pick up needle and thread.

With clear information on the time, type and ease of stitching with every pattern, making the most of the best ideas from the best designers is simplicity itself. Our highly talented cast of designers are trusted authorities in stitching and include Durene Jones, Margaret Sherry, Amanda Gregory, Lucie Heaton, Lesley Teare, Maria Diaz – to name just a few! We mustn't forget your favourite characters, too. Look out for Forever Friends, Peter Rabbit, Country Companions, Wallace and Gromit and many more.

You can also see what fellow readers are up to, ask our experts to solve your cross-stitch dilemmas, get the low-down on the best events and shows, and cast your eye over the month's best stitchy products.

There's plenty of fun to be had, too, with lots of great prizes to be won and our popular puzzle section. Plus, you can build up your cross stitching stash every month with a fab free gift.

With so much for busy fingers to make light work of, it's time to get creative with a The World of Cross Stitching magazine subscription today.

A monthly subscription also makes the perfect gift for every aspiring cross stitcher. Click Give a Gift to find out more.

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If you have a long holiday planned and would like to temporarily suspend your subscription, please contact our Subscriptions Customer Service team who will arrange this for you. Please let us know in good time and provide your stop and restart dates.

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