They’ll have you in stitches!

Posted by Danielle Harvey on 11 May 2022

large cross stitch scene of New York Credit: Letistitch

A lockdown trend that's certainly here to stay, here's a roundup of sewing projects customers will love to get working on.


The Letistitch kit L 8012 New York, part of the Cities range, has been very successful since its release. It’s a counted cross stitch kit, including 100 per cent cotton Anchor threads. The design measures 40cm x 30cm and contains 56 colours. Letistitch Ltd is a new cross stitch brand company, established in the United Kingdom in 2019. Kits are manufactured at the Luca-S factory, in the Republic of Moldova, and provide the highest quality. This project, intended as a wholesale business, was founded by designer Anastasia Luca-Brasoveanu.
The company has always tended to enrich and improve all the component parts of its kits, working with the best-known brands, such as the highest quality fabrics from Zweigart and the famous Anchor threads. The topics for the company’s collection are selected very carefully, where the whole team engages in the manufacturing process. All designs have a licence term and a signed licence agreement.
+44 (0)7780 122 430 | +44 (0)7469 364 150 |

cross stitch kit of a woman sitting in a char reading under a lamp

There are four new kits joining this best-selling collection, celebrating baking, hiking, painting and reading. Featuring simple stitches and a fresh bright colour palette, each kit will give you hours of relaxation and enjoyment. The Wonderful Women embroidery kits have an RRP £21.95.
+44 (0)1258 863 873 |

felt applique kit of a puffin

This felt appliqué kit by The Crafty Kit Company has everything needed to create a beautiful felt scene of a Scottish puffin on grassland. With no complicated stitches to master, it's ideal for beginners and young crafters. Proudly designed and made in Scotland by The Crafty Kit Company's small but dedicated team, inside you'll find quality wool mix felt, a selection of sewing threads, a paper template, and a 15cm embroidery hoop. The RRP is £13.60.
+44 (0)1620 860 907 | 

cross stitch pattern of a butterfly on lavender

Buddleia Butterfly (PUBB1611) is part of the Peter Underhill collection range. The design measures 12cmx 17cm and has an RRP £18.20. Kits contain: Zweigart fabric, DMC Stranded cottons sorted on to numbered cards, a needle and clear charts and instructions. |

floor standing frame

F.A. Edmunds combined its Quilter's Wonder and its Stitcher's Wonder frames to create the Stitch Master! This floor standing frame will hold stretcher bars, quilt hoops (round or oval) and scroll frames. It even works with competitors frames. The stand will adjust from 8in to as wide as 27in and the universal clamps on each end will hold almost any frame. The base adjusts from 16in to as tall as 37.5in. |

bright sunrise stitching patter

Stitcher scan create gorgeous bags with Paraffle'sTote Embroidery Kits. Available in over 20 designs (including this bright sunrise pattern), they're suitable for beginners and provide detailed photo instructions. Each kit contains an organic and Fair Wear tote bag, DMC threads on a thread organiser, a needle, 8in embroidery hoop, stitch guide, and fusible interfacing (to tidy up the bag inner). The pattern is pre-printed on adhesive, water soluble paper, making it easy to stick on the transfer, stitch, then wash it away. This is all packaged in a gorgeous presentation box, perfect for gifting. These tote kits are ideal for crafters who want to make something functional especially as we start to spend more time outside! The RRP is £25.
+44 (0)7468 535 475 |

four hessian pillows with bee images stitched on

This kit includes everything needed to make four charming and deliciously fragrant Embroidered Lavender Bags. They can be used in drawers and wardrobes or anywhere you would like the soothing and evocative scent to linger. All the instructions and templates for the delicate embroidery and appliqué detail are provided as well as all the materials including 100per cent flax linen, wool mix felt, DMC embroidery threads, toy filling, dried lavender and a needle. Lavender is well known for its beneficial properties and ours comes from a cooperative in Provence in France where the warm sunshine grows exceptionally fragrant buds with a long-lasting scent. Handmade in Britain and packaged in the company's signature brown craft boxes, with colourful printed folk art motifs on everyside, these kits make for a beautiful shop display. Packaging is fully reusable, recyclable, and compostable. This kit is suitable for beginners and more experienced crafters wanting to develop their embroidery skills. The trade price is £7(RRP £16.80).
+44 (0)1132 460 403 | |

felt bees and flowers on a garland

Get buzzy with this adorable bee garland sewing kit. This popular kit retails for £13.50 and comes with beautiful woolblend felt, DMC threads, wool filling, cotton hanging thread and the all-important sewing needle. All Crafty You Crafty Me sewing kits come with photo step-by-step instructions and full-size templates making them perfect for beginners or more experienced crafters alike. This plastic free kit comes beautifully presented in a sleeved kraft box perfect for gifting as well as your own sewing project. |

stitched teddy french bulldog

After the successof the initial collections,Viridian is extending its selection of Circuloamigurumi kits this season. With the addition of cats, dogs and even more dolls to choose from. Each kit contains everything you need to complete your chosen character. They're an excellent price as well as fun to make and it's impossible to stop at just one. Perfects gifts for friends and family and of course yourself too. |

felting kit with a fox and duck

SoloCrafts is delighted to announce its new partnership with Miadolla, who produce stunning doll and toy making kits forevery ability. The brand is well known in toy making circles and since 2014 has stood for quality and great design across its range, SoloCrafts now has the pleasure of distributing its products here in the UK enabling easy access to this brand domestically. Miadolla's range includes simple felt toys for beginners, cute and cuddly soft toys and detailed doll figures with outfits and accessories all included. One of our favourites is Best Friends, a cute felt fox and goose pair. The kit includes all materials and stuffing needed to make both figures. Miadolla's packaging is attractive and clearly lists the contents in English among other languages, and uses a simple one to three hearts as a difficulty scale. Retail prices range from £6.99 to £41.99, with an option for every budget.
+44 (0)161 464 7313 |

cross stitch scene of a sewing room with a naughty cat

We'd love our sewing room to look like this, it's so colourful and full of goodies! This bright and bold design, Sewing Fun, is created by Kate at Bothy Threads, using artwork from the talented Julia Rigby. The kit contains; 14 count antique white Zweigart Aida, presorted stranded cottons, needle, stitch diagram and instructions. The finished size measures 37cm x 15cm. This kit usesfull cross stitches, a few fractional stitches, back stitch and French knots. |

a cross stitch pattern of a cat drinking from a puddle

This cross stitch kit, Thirst (SKU rto-m00825) comes complete with the necessary embroidery fabric, threads, pattern, needle and instructions. The finished design measures 21cm x 24cm. |

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