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Get stitching with issue 305 of The World of Cross Stitching magazine! Take a look at what's inside and catch up on our most recent issues

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The all-new April 2021 issue of The World of Cross Stitching is packed with 100 gorgeous patterns. You’ll find issue 305 in shops in the UK from 22 February 2021 or you can buy your copy from our online store here.

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Scroll down to discover some of the great projects in this month’s mag.

Our cover star is Peter Rabbit in a fresh springtime scene!

WOXS 305 Peter Rabbit

Mark your kitchen herbs in cross stitch with a set of 12 rustic labels designed by Jenny van de Wiele.

WOXS 305 herb labels

Take a peek inside this vibrant Mexican kitchen filled with culinary delights and terracotta pots. Designed by Lesley Teare.

WOXS 305 Mexican kitchen

Combine bold colours, intricate patterns and elegant felines in this stylish pattern by Lisa Reakes.

WOXS 305 abstract cats

Create a stylish table linen set inspired by the colourful motifs and patterns of William Morris. Designed by Amanda Butler.

WOXS 305 table linen

Your exclusive gift: 2-in-1 felt frame kit featuring two pretty moth designs by Cheryl McKinnon.

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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!

Issue 304 (March 2021)

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  • Our cover star is an exclusive colourful cockerel from Hannah Dale of Wrendale Designs!
  • Enjoy stitching an intricate cathedral designed by Jenny van de Wiele.
  • Bring the outdoors in with Susan Bates’ delightful spring garden scene.
  • Set off on an adventure as you stitch this enticing vintage map from Fiona Baker.
  • Maria Diaz has designed a stunning silhouette of a glamorous woman.
  • Your exclusive gift is a 2-in-1 bookmark & card kit, designed by Lucie Heaton.
  • Available in our online store

Issue 303 (Feb 2021)

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  • Our cover star is Margaret Sherry’s adorable cat and mouse pals.
  • Fiona Baker’s vibrant Valentine’s Day cards will set hearts aflutter.
  • Downton Abbey fans will love Maria Diaz’s elegant 1920s house.
  • Enjoy Lesley Teare’s Shaker-style sampler filled with traditional motifs.
  • Little ones will adore our princess-themed alphabet set, designed by Jane Henderson.
  • Your exclusive gift: Kindness chart book featuring 60 uplifting designs that’ll give a little boost to those who need it!
  • Available in our online store

Issue 302 (Jan 2021)

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  • You’ll love our cover star – a beautiful fairy perched on a holly branch.
  • Cosy up in an armchair with a mesmerising northern lights scene by Amanda Butler.
  • Create an easy shabby-chic cushion using Heather Nugent’s pretty patchwork-style motifs.
  • See in the New Year in style with our fireworks ABC set or the sparkling champagne celebration design.
  • Bold hares and colourful winter blooms create a striking scene, by Kay Widdowson.
  • Your exclusive gift: an adorable Forever Friends card kit.
  • Available in our online store

Issue 301 (Xmas 2020)

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  • Cosy up with the adorable Country Companions duo, Ed and Edwina Hedgehog in this sweet scene.
  • Start the festivities early with Lucie Heaton’s Scandi-inspired design to make a personalised Christmas Eve box filled with gifts.
  • Try stitching on navy aida in Jenny Van De Wiele’s wintry design featuring two cardinals, framed in a hoop for a quick statement finish.
  • Stretch your skills with this nostalgic lamp post pattern from Fiona Baker featuring beads, sequins, blended stitches and Algerian eyes!
  • Make visitors smile as they’re greeted by Maria Diaz’s Tomte doorstop. We show you how to make this 3D guardian for your home.
  • Your exclusive gift is this pretty angel Christmas tree hanging – find everything you need to make this 3D decoration in your kit!
  • Available in our online store

Issue 300 (December 2020)

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  • Meet our cover star – it’s the return of The Snowman and James! You’ll love this classic character stitch.
  • Create stylish home décor with this celestial stag hoop, designed by Fiona Baker.
  • Fall in love with Lesley Teare’s adorable festive teddy bear.
  • Celebrate the joy of friendship at Christmas-time with Siobhan Harrison’s 50’s-style scene.
  • Capture the magic of the season with Amanda Butler’s showstopper Santa’s Express train.
  • Unfortunately, the physical back issue is now out of stock but the digital edition is available via our Apple and Android apps.

Issue 299 (November 2020)

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  • Stitch a jolly Santa with his forest friends by Jenny Barton.
  • Make Durene Jones’ super-simple Advent calendar to use year after year.
  • Enjoy Helz Cuppleditch’s stunning fairy, complete with sequins and beads.
  • Create a sparkly festive sampler using new DMC Grandé thread for a 3D effect.
  • Try creating a biscobourse by Faby Reilly – it’s a fun way to display your Christmas treats.
  • Find non-seasonal designs to stitch, too – watercolour poppies, cosy Design Library motifs and a make-your-own board game.
  • Available in our online store

Issue 298 (October 2020)

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  • Enjoy this nostalgic scene from All Our Yesterday’s designer, Faye Whittaker.
  • Get stuck into Carol Thornton’s wonderful landscape featuring two adorable badgers.
  • Make Rhona Norrie’s set of Halloween mug cosies to keep your brew warm.
  • Capture the playful nature of squirrels in Kay Widdowson’s sweet design.
  • Create a handy set of eco-friendly pot holders with Sosae and Dennis Caetano’s Kawaii-style project.
  • Discover 37 motifs for men in our Design Library by Durene Jones.
  • Available in our online store

Issue 297 (September 2020)

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  • Be enchanted by Anne Stokes’ fair maiden and unicorn.
  • Create a whimsical dreamcatcher hanging by Amanda Butler.
  • Commemorate the anniversary of the Mayflower ship’s historic voyage.
  • Stitch Ian Hallows’ adorable bear and sunflowers.
  • Enjoy Jenny Van De Wiele’s colourful allotment sampler.
  • Choose from six new home card designs from Durene Jones.
  • Unfortunately, the physical back issue is now out of stock but the digital edition is available via our Apple and Android apps.