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Get stitching with issue 297 of The World of Cross Stitching magazine! Out now. Take a look at what's inside and catch up on our most recent issues

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Full of inspiration for you to enjoy, the all-new September 2020 issue of The World of Cross Stitching is packed with 76 stunning patterns. You’ll find issue 297 in shops in the UK from 10 July 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. Be enchanted by Anne Stokes’ fair maiden and unicorn!

Fair Maiden and Unicorn by Anne Stokes

Create a whimsical dreamcatcher hanging by Amanda Butler which will make for a soothing home decoration.

Dreamcatcher Hanging by Amanda Butler

Commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s historic voyage, designed by Jenny Barton.

Mayflower Ship by Jenny Barton

Make someone’s day by stitching Ian Hallow’s sweet sunflower bear and bumblebee buddy.

Sunflower Bear by Ian Hallows

Enjoy Jenny Van De Wiele’s colourful vegetable patch as you stitch this allotment scene sampler.

Allotment Scene by Jenny Van De Wiele

Your exclusive gift this month is this Furry Tales Festival Mouse card kit by Lucie Heaton – perfect for summer birthdays!

Festival Mouse Card Kit by Lucie Heaton

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!

The World of Cross Stitching issue 296 (August 2020) Front Cover_Portrait

Issue 296 (August 2020)

  • YOUR GIFT: colourful beach huts scene chart by Durene Jones.
  • Send a hug in stitches with the cuddly Forever Friends bear.
  • Try Fiona Baker’s blackwork jellyfish for a soothing stitch.
  • Make a set of Jane Henderson’s handy pot holders for the kitchen.
  • Enjoy the intricate details of Maria Diaz’s striking samurai.
  • Snuggle up with Durene Jones’ floral hedgehog cushion.
  • Celebrate a milestone birthday with our versatile cards.
  • Unfortunately, the physical back issue is now out of stock but the digital edition is available via our Apple and Android apps.
The World of Cross Stitching issue 295 (July 2020)

Issue 295 (July 2020)

  • YOUR GIFT: vintage-style summer garden scene chart by Siobhan Harrison at April Rose.
  • Add a splash of colour to a room with a tropical toucan.
  • Stitch a traditional sampler of the beautiful Hampton Court Palace.
  • Transport yourself back to dreamy traditional Japan with a gorgeous geisha.
  • Welcome a new baby into the world with a sweet teddy bear birth sampler.
  • Dine alfresco in style with a set of exotic floral roll-up placemats.
  • Get the party started with a set of six carnival-themed cards.
  • Create a serene space in your home with a bright and positive hanging.
  • Available in our online store
The World of Cross Stitching 294 (June 2020)

Issue 294 (June 2020)

  • YOUR GIFT: a birthday card kit designed by Durene Jones.
  • Celebrate someone’s special day with Margaret Sherry’s birthday cat.
  • Final part of our spring Stitch-A-Long by the Historical Sampler Company.
  • Bring a zest to your cooking with citrus-themed kitchen accessories.
  • Choose from four vintage-style Father’s Day cards to stitch and send.
  • Enjoy stitching Jenny Barton’s rather smashing ‘Best of British’ Design Library.
  • Fiona Baker’s summer pier will have you longing for fish and chips by the sea.
  • Never lose your keys again thanks to Rhona Norrie’s stitchy key pockets.
  • Bring the beach to you by stitching this sunny Cornish harbour, designed by local artist Emma Horan.
  • Unfortunately, the physical back issue is now out of stock but the digital edition is available via our Apple and Android apps.
The World of Cross Stitching issue 293 (May 2020)

Issue 293 (May 2020)

  • YOUR GIFT: a super-sweet cupcake 3-in-1 card kit.
  • Create a majestic tiger in whole stitches, designed by Jenny Barton.
  • Commemorate VE Day with Lesley Teare’s glorious street celebration scene.
  • Find part 2 of our spring Stitch-A-Long from the Historical Sampler Company.
  • Use a rainbow of thread shades to create an intricate blackwork hummingbird.
  • Stitch and send Heather Nugent’s cute ocean character cards.
  • Relax with Helz Cuppleditch’s adorable and playful pup, Pepper.
  • Unfortunately, the physical back issue is now out of stock but the digital edition is available via our Apple and Android apps.
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Issue 292 (April 2020)

  • 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.
  • Unfortunately, the physical back issue is now out of stock but the digital edition is available via our Apple and Android apps.
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Issue 291 (March 2020)

  • 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 (February 2020)

  • 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
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The World of Cross Stitching magazine issue 289

Issue 289 (January 2020)

  • 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