Claire Brown XStitch Blog

Ch-ch-changes For CBXS One Year Anniversary!

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Can  you believe that Claire Brown XStitch is 1 year old already?!Wow, the last year has flown in (in some ways - obviously, in others, it has been a real drag!) and suddenly, CBXS is one year old! From accidentally buying too much fabric for one person to feasibly use, to buying acres of fabric each month to keep up with your insatiable demand, it's been a real rollercoaster!For the next chapter, a few changes will be happening from today. I've listened to your feedback and requests for bigger sizes of aida as standard, so a new size and price...

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Sample Sale - 2nd May 2021

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  The Claire Brown XStitch sample sale is taking place this Sunday 2nd May at 7pm UK time. You'll find bargains galore only at clairebrownxstitch.com for a super limited time. So you can be prepared in advance, read below for the info about what is on offer: These grab bags are perfect to boost your stash and stock up on some aida for your collection. Made up of roll ends, end-of-line and discontinued colours and prints, you can pick up a bargain with these grab bags.   You’ll be able to choose from 16ct, 18ct, 28ct and 32ct grab bags...

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Introducing Milly Molly Designs - The Cross Over

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I'm delighted to reveal the second Cross Over - introducing Amanda Clark of Milly Molly Designs!
Amanda is a brand new cross stitch designer and I'm really chuffed to have worked with her to launch her very first kit, I've Fallen For You.
This cute little design is perfect for Autumn Leaves aida - a match made in heaven! 

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Free Shit On It Cross Stitch Chart

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  I came late to Friday Night Dinner but it was silly and funny and I loved it, largely because of actor Paul Ritter's interactions with his two bambinos. When I heard he'd died yesterday, I quickly whipped this up in his honour. If you'd like a copy of this cross stitch chart for free, click here. You may share the pattern but please do not sell anything made from it - don't be a dick.

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The Cross Over Applications Are Open!

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I now declare applications for The Cross Over...open! I'm accepting applications for the next Cross Over project now. If you want more info on how to apply, please click here. The deadline for this application window is midnight GMT on Sunday 4th April 2021. What IS The Cross Over? The Cross Over is essentially a sponsorship programe where I help new, emerging or established cross stitch designers launch a new pattern or kit by providing some free aida along with promotional support.  You can read all about it here. Please make sure you follow the application instructions carefully so that your...

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