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THE ESSENTIAL HANDS-ON MAGAZINE FOR CREATIVE STITCHERS

Each issue brings you traditional embroidery techniques along with a wealth of contemporary ideas. We aim to take you on an exciting, creative, textile journey:

  1. Suitable for all levels: beginners through to experienced
  2. How-to projects with step-by-step instructions and detailed images
  3. Explore and learn all the different techniques
  4. Discover fresh ideas with needle and thread
  5. Take your embroidery to the next level

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Stitch 128Issue 128 out now! On Sale Thursday 26 November 2020

What matters…

Long winter evenings ahead? Here’s the perfect antidote: the latest issue of Stitch. It’s all about the embroidery. Pure and simple. The pages are packed with plenty of shiny new projects just crying out to be started! Whether it’s a goldwork mandala, blackwork chess pieces, an everlasting snowflake or an inspirational cushion cover – there’s something to stitch for yourself or loved ones. So grab your needle and thread and show them how much you care.

Remember what’s important and keep stitching!

Kat McDonnell, Stitch Editor

Brilliant Projects!
A Winter Mandala

A WINTER MANDALA
Rich blues and icy hues bring sparkle and shine to the darker days! Enjoy a sublime fusion of goldwork, stumpwork, mindful repetition and satisfying symmetry.

Call of the Wild

CALL OF THE WILD
Practise the art of inner contentment with an inspirational cushion cover from Alex Law. One wolf design, nine contemporary shades of wool and an enjoyable range of crewelwork stitches to relax into.

You Need Hands

YOU NEED HANDS
Turn a bunch of scraps into a wonderful gift to warm hearts and hands. Pretty and practical, with two designs featuring a multitude of stitches.

Checkmate!

CHECKMATE!
The white queen takes on the black king in an engaging game of blackwork chess. Play both sides with a clever project that showcases both traditional and reverse techniques.

Cup O Kindness

CUP O’ KINDNESS
Look forward to a better year with a bead encrusted vision of the world. It’s a beautiful, multi-coloured celebration of the sentiments behind the words of the famous Robert Burn’s song, Auld Lang Syne.

Let it Snow

LET IT SNOW!
Nothing chilly about Jay Hooper’s utterly captivating snowflake decoration. Learn how to turn the buttonhole stitch into icy formations. It’s so clever!

Black Magic

BLACK MAGIC
Let Linda Fjeldsted Blust cast a spell over you! Be charmed by her detailed tutorial that creates a life-sized raven from fabric and wire.

The Little Mermaid

THE LITTLE MERMAID
Recreate a favourite character from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. Beautifully expressed in simple back stitch and a few French knots.

BE INSPIRED!

FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Alison Carpenter-Hughes explores the importance of expressing yourself, but lets the embroidery do the talking.

HIGHLAND FLING
Hand & Lock Prize winner Emma Wilkinson contemplates her Scottish roots and the development of her signature style.

STRAIGHT TALKING
Benefit from Jen Goodwin’s experience as she outlines how to approach blackwork projects. She knows what she’s talking about!

FASHION SENSE
Combatting fast fashion is a tricky business. Dr Jen Ballie from the V&A Dundee takes a look at the villains and the heroes.

STITCH is published 6 times a year by Warners Group Publications.

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