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Get stitching with issue 293 of The World of Cross Stitching magazine! Out now. Take a look at what's inside and catch up on our most recent issues

VE Day design

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Full of inspiration for you to enjoy, the all-new May 2020 issue of The World of Cross Stitching is packed with 112 stunning patterns. You’ll find issue 293 in shops in the UK from 20 March 2020 or you can buy your copy today from our online store here.

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Scroll down to discover some of the great projects in this month’s mag. Starting with our cover star – a majestic tiger in whole stitches by Jenny Barton!

WOXS tiger project

Commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day with Lesley Teare’s glorious street celebration scene.

VE Day design

It’s not too late to take part in the Historical Sampler Company’s spring Stitch-A-Long! Find part 2 here.

SAL project

You’ll love this intricate blackwork hummingbird using a rainbow of thread shades and if you’ve not tried blackwork before, this is a perfect introductory project!

Blackwork project

If you’re thinking ahead to summer then you’ll enjoy Helz Cuppleditch’s playful puppy, Jenny Van De Wiele’s wildflower hoops and Heather Nugent’s cute ocean character cards.

puppy project

Your exclusive gift this month is a super-sweet cupcake 3-in-1 card kit. Find everything you need to stitch and send these delicious greetings!

3-in-1 card kit

There’s lots more patterns to enjoy as well as prizes to win, the latest stitchy news and expert advice. Click here to grab your copy now!

Catch up with our latest issues

Missed our recent magazines or looking to find a project you’ve seen online? We’ve put together this library of our most recent issues so you can find the one you need!

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Issue 292

  • YOUR GIFT: a sweet chart book filled with 12 all-occasion card designs by Durene Jones, plus THREE silver charms to embellish your stitching
  • You’ll delight in stitching the sweet Peter Rabbit Easter scene
  • Honour the Notre Dame with Carol Thornton’s epic design
  • Make a handy armrest pincushion, designed by Cheryl McKinnon
  • Take part in our Stitch-A-Long from the Historical Sampler Company
  • Greet a new bundle of joy with Diane Machin’s set of six sweet safari animal cards
  • Available in our online store
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Issue 291

  • YOUR GIFT: adorable baby bear card kit, designed by Ian Hallows.
  • Stitch an enchanting Flower Fairies design to get in the mood for spring.
  • Add some whimsy with Maria Diaz’s colourful spring sampler with pretty charm embellishments.
  • Freshen your home decor with a pretty pansies table runner, designed by Amanda Gregory.
  • Take your stitching up a gear with Amanda Butler’s classic car portrait.
  • Available in our online store
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Issue 290

  • YOUR GIFT: blooming spring flowers bookmark kit, designed by Heather Nugent.
  • Super-sweet Tatty Teddy sending love to you in stitches!
  • Enjoy a good cuppa as you stitch a sweet vintage tea design by April Rose.
  • Make your own personalised family tree in a stunning design by Angela Poole.
  • Challenge yourself with a stunning portrait of a Hindu bride by Maria Diaz.
  • Quirky Valentine’s Day stellar space set of cards from Lucie Heaton.
  • Kawaii panda bursting with love by Sosae and Dennis Caetano.
  • Available in our online store

The World of Cross Stitching magazine issue 289

Issue 289

  • YOUR GIFT: Sweet hedgehog with party crown card kit.
  • Enjoy a colourful winter sunset with Micheal Powell’s snowy farmhouse.
  • Stitch special greetings with Jenny Barton’s woodland animals cards.
  • Celebrate in style with Emma Congdon’s glitzy cross stitched party set.
  • Learn some new stitches with Faby Reilly’s set of pretty biscornu pincushions.
  • Follow our simple instructions to stitch and make your very own working cuckoo clock.
  • Available in our online store