Claire Brown XStitch Blog

Introducing The Cross Over

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Hello, it's me - THE Claire Brown! Ever since I accidentally started another cross stitch business in spring 2020, I've wanted to make it a little bit different from what I've done before. As you will know, being big Claire Brown XStitch fans, I've been in the cross stitch game as a professional since 2004, when I first started producing finished samplers, badges, coasters and DIY kits as Miso Funky and then latterly as The Bellwether. I did a LOT of stitching right up to around 2017 when I wrapped it all up, having ran out of creative juices (but...

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Free Drag Race UK Cross Stitch Charts

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Get to the workroom and get your stitch on with these free Drag Race UK cross stitch charts. Featuring our pick for the top of the class of 2021, Bimini Bon-Boulash and *RuPaul voice* Lawrence Chaaaney (sorry, Tayce, we ran out of time to get you immortalised in cross stitch - Ellie, we didn't think you'd last this long!), you can enjoy stitching up your favourite queen in the comfort of your own home. These free charts are brought to you by Claire Brown XStitch and Lindsay West - feel free to share the chart with your drag-loving friends, but you...

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Free Shipping On Orders Over £40!

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Free shipping on orders over £40 - worldwide!

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Merry Stitchmas Free Christmas Pattern PDF

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year and what better way to mark it than in cross stitch?! Here to give you some inspiration is a selection of small and easy to do charts with a festive theme, ideal for Christmas cards, gift tags, baubles or even as part of a larger sampler, if you’re feeling creative! Click here to download the Claire Brown XStitch 2020 Free Christmas Pattern PDF. I've put together these simple patterns and I hope you have fun stitching these up. Remember to share your creations online using the hashtag #clairebrownxstitch. Merry Stitchmas!

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