On sale 28th November 2019 - the December 2019/January 2020 issue of Stitch magazine.

Stitch 122 Dec19/Jan20The essential hands-on magazine for creative stitchers, STITCH with the Embroiderers’ Guild brings you traditional embroidery techniques and also a wealth of creative contemporary ideas.

Our mission is to take you on an exciting, creative, textile journey…

• Suitable for beginners and experienced embroiderers
• How-to-do-it projects with clear instructions
• Explore traditional techniques and stitches
• Give your work the ‘WOW’ factor using innovative products

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Aurifil Threads OfferStitch Issue 122 - Aurifil Threads - Peacock Collection - Please click on this link to take you to our shop for details on how to order The Peacock Collection - Aurifil Threads


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Lights! Camera! Action!

Welcome to our television and film themed issue!

Watching a good film or a TV programme can be so absorbing - you're transported elsewhere. Stitching does the same thing; everything else gets shut out as you fully concentrate on what's in hand. It's pure escapism.

In this issue there is something for everyone! From projects that will demand your full attention to others that will keep hands happily occupied while you have one eye on the tv.

For starters there's Stacey Chapman's Wizard of Oz inspired free-machining blockbuster. It's not a project for the faint-hearted but put your trust in Stacey, follow her instructions along the yellow brick road and you will find it is a journey well-worth undertaking.

Or you could get up close and personal with your favourite Hollywood icon - Catherine Hicks guides you through the process of creating a likeness in stitch.

There is something more classic about our Secret Garden project or switch to something more light-hearted - Bird on a Wire. There are Clangers and Shibori plus so much more for you to binge on in this issue. All that remains to be said is Needle! Thread! Stitch!

Kat & Sally

The Stitch Team

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Inside your issue......

There's No Place Like Home On the cover - There's No Place Like Home - Follow free-machining whizz Stacey Chapman's exclusive step-by-step guide to recreate an unmistakable moment of movie magic: close your eyes, tap your heels together three times and say .....
The Secret Garden The Secret Garden - Inspired by embroidery of the 1930s and 40s, stitch a series of classic cottage garden plants using classic embroidery stitches. by Lorna Bateman
It's Showtime It's Showtime!- Fashion yourself a piece of movie-going bling with a shimmering glass beaded bracelet that takes its cue from the old countdown reel used to signify the start of a film. It's retro and you'll love it. By Shirley McCann
Expand your horizons

Expand your horizons - Take inspiration from your own seaside trips to piece together a coastal panorama that builds on the contrasting textures and colours of the sky, sea shore in mixed media and stitch.

Healing Hands

Healing Hands - Respected RSN embroidery tutor, Sara Dennis takes us through her life in stitches from a successful nursing career to recent appearances on BBC's The Repair Shop.

Bird on a Wire

Bird on a Wire - Put a smile on your face with some colourful applique and jazzy machine embroidery to cheer the soul. It's the perfect antidote for a dark winter's afternoon. By Sally McCollin

Aurifil Threads Peacock Collection

Aurifil Offer on the Peacock Collection - love working with these fabulous threads? The Embroiderers' Guild has a special offer for you.

Plus What's On, Stitch Guide, Letters and Social and Distance Learning

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