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PCStitch Cross Stitch Software (source: PCStitch.com)

Cross Stitch Software for Mac

As more and more people move to Apple, more and more people are on the lookout for cross stitch software on a Mac. However, there simply isn't much choice out there.   But that doesn't mean there isn't some great choices out there.   MacStitch - 10/10 ($52 ($40 with discount code LLMAC76F)) We start…

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Read more about the article Fun Cross Stitch Book by Makoto Oozu Reviewed
fun cross stitch book cover by makoto oozu (source: amazon)

Fun Cross Stitch Book by Makoto Oozu Reviewed

The Japanese cross stitch master, Makoto Oozu has produced a series of books in the past, such as "Makato's Cross-Stitch Super Collection" which is found on the shelves of most cross stitchers worldwide. That's why, when he released a new book in Japan, I had to get myself a copy! This super compendium of miniature…

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Read more about the article DMCs 35 New Threads
Collectors tin for the new 2018 DMC color threads (source: sewandso.com)

DMCs 35 New Threads

For the first time in 14 years, DMC threads are launching new colors. We were able to get a preview set, and so we've decided to help out and go into detail with the 35 new colors. Firstly, the new colors range from code 01 to 35, and no colors are being replaced; these are…

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Read more about the article The Best Cross Stitch Forums
cross-stitching.com cross stitch forum (source: cross-stitching.com)

The Best Cross Stitch Forums

Following our super popular post on how to show cross stitch offline we've received a few comments about the best forums to display your work on. On the last count, there were about 30 forums, and so we've reviewed and ordered the list from the most active community to least active community, based on a…

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Read more about the article The Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch Book Review
Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch Cover (source: mrxstitch.com)

The Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch Book Review

It's rare that I review a cross stitch book, and I know many of you want them, but there is rarely a reason. Most books are either mass patterns, which you will love or hate based on personal taste, or a historical tome, which either appeals or doesn't. But this book review is different. Other…

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xstitch magazine cover winter 2017 (source: xstitchmag.com)

XStitch Magazine Review

On our series covering the best cross stitch magazines we review the newest, and most contemporary mag, XStitch Magazine. To do this review we've compiled a series of reviews from industry leaders, as well as feefo reviews. Traditionally cross stitch gets the rep of being about teddies, flowers and all things cottage, however, following the…

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Cross Stitch Favorites Magazine Cover Issue 14 (source: cross-stitching.com)

What is the best cross stitch magazine?

There are loads of cross stitch magazines out there, and with magazines like Cross Stitch and Needlework and Cross Stitch Collection coming to an end, I felt it was a good time to go through some of the most popular cross stitch magazines out there and give a bit more detail so you can pick…

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