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Cross Stitch Gold November 2018

Cross Stitch Gold is the ultimate collection of cross stitch designs for experienced stitchers. With eight inspirational projects from the world’s best designers in every issue, you’ll be spoiled for choice of glorious gifts for friends and family.

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cross stitch gold

It’s the second of our festive issues, and we’re all feeling very merry indeed, thanks to the work of our talented designers! We’re loving the vibrant colours of Durene Jones’s sampler (p42), which brings the Twelve Days of Christmas carol right up to date, not to mention the warm, Persian-inspired hues of Carol Thornton’s cat cushion (p52). So cosy!If you just can’t wait to see the look of wonder on your children or grandchildren’s faces this year, then pop Maria Diaz’s Santa portrait (p4) at the top of your list. Kids are going to adore this jolly fellow – and our comedy Santa hanging (p28) and nativity cards (p60) make lovely gifts for little ones, too.From traditional scenes to practical items to decorate your home in style, this issue has…

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here comes santa claus

Maria has always had a passion for needlecraft, since learning to sew as a child on her great grandmother’s ancient foot-treadled Singer machine. After art college she landed a job as a printer which led to her becoming DMC’s first in-house designer, where she worked for eight years. She is now an independent designer and lives in the Midlands with her two sons, Lincoln and Hudson.“Hang this cheery Santa portrait where everyone can see it. Children will love his twinkling eyes and sack of presents!”Stitcher’s guideThis design is worked on 28-count gold-flecked white evenweave over two threads of the fabric using 45 shades of cotton. Cross stitch is worked in two strands of cotton, with a few fractional stitches for Santa’s eyes. Half cross stitch is worked in two strands…

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have your say

Get in touchEmail: zeena@cross-stitching.comWrite to: Zeena Moolla, Cross Stitch Gold magazine, 2nd Floor, Tower House, Fairfax Street, Bristol BS1 3BNJoin us at: facebook.com/crossstitchgoldTweet us: @CrossStitchGoldSpecial memoriesMy grandmother passed away, leaving behind six children, 18 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren! She really was the head of the family and we all adored her. My dad is the youngest of her children, so for his birthday I stitched this picture of my nan and grandad for him. To say he was over the moon with it is an understatement. I hope you like it, too.Clare Eastwood, WatfordZeena: I can see the family resemblance in this picture, Clare. What a special gift for your dad and a lovely piece of stitching to treasure.Fairy magicHere is a picture of my Butterfly Fairy, designed by…

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the night before christmas

Maria has always had a passion for needlecraft, since learning to sew as a child on her great grandmother’s ancient foot-treadled Singer machine. After art college she landed a job as a printer which led to her becoming DMC’s first in-house designer, where she worked for eight years. She is now an independent designer and lives in the Midlands with her two sons, Lincoln and Hudson.“I wanted to create a cosy, heartwarming scene, brought to life with rich colours and touches of gold for a classic festive feel.”Stitcher’s guideThis design is worked on 28-count cream linen in 42 shades of cotton and two of metallic thread. Cross stitch is in two strands of cotton or metallic thread, and backstitch is in one strand of cotton or metallic. Half cross stitch…

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shopper’s guide

GOLD STAR BUYFestive funNo matter how many large or complex projects you take on for Christmas, it’s always worth having a few smaller kits ready to stitch as a break in between big designs. These new kits from Mouseloft’s ever-popular Stitchlets range are small but perfectly formed, and each one will take you no time at all to complete. They’ll make ideal seasonal greetings tags, cards or tree decorations.The kits cost £2.39 each (or £2.99 with card and envelope included) from www.mouseloft.co.ukTr y 3D stitching with this cute house!PICK UP A PENGUINPenguin Hall is a gorgeous box in the shape of a house, showing penguins decorating their home for Christmas (open the box by removing the roof). It measures around 14.8cm high and the kit includes 18- and 14-count aida,…

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festive feathers

Fiona has always had a passion for art and design from an early age, and loves the creativity in her role as Technical Editor for Cross Stitch Gold, as well as our sister magazines Cross Stitch Crazy and The World of Cross Stitching.“I adore robins and their association with Christmas. I recently came across a saying: ‘When robins appear, loved ones are near.’ It’s a lovely sentiment for Christmas time, when our friends and family are very much in our thoughts.”Stitcher’s guideThis design is worked on 28-count ice blue evenweave over two threads of the fabric in 29 shades of cotton. Cross stitch is in two strands of cotton and there are also some fractional stitches for extra detail. The intricate backstitch definition is worked in one strand of cotton.…

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