As I own only 1 Christmas-themed cross stitch magazine from 2 years ago, and I have made numerous cards out of those charts, so I thought it’s time to get a new one. I saw this Christmas 2013 issue of Cute Cross Stitch when I was in Kuala Lumpur recently, and I was bewitched by its cuteness.
Besides the adorable Boofle, this Cute Cross Stitch is packed with 92 festive designs/charts of lovable characters including Somebunny, Pitt & Pat, a Santa teddy from Joan Elliott, and charts from Lucie Heaton, Angela Poole, Jane Prutton, Joanne Sanderson and other top designers. Plus, a kit of the gorgeous Snowball the Penguin as a free gift.
Priced at only RM23-00 – way cheaper than in KK – my fingers were itching to take it to the counter but my instinct told me to wait. Everyday, for about a week, I kept wondering whether I made the right decision…
Last week, my resolve melted and I decided to look for Cute Cross Stitch at my favourite store. It was not there. Instead, I found this :
And I instantly bought it. Why? Is it because of the 224 projects and ideas? There are many adorable quick-stitch motifs such as the Christmas cuties from Joan Elliott, perfect as cards and gifts. Well, the card designs are cute, but not the deciding factor. It’s because of this:
and this :
and plus this:
You see, I missed last year’s Margaret Sherry’s 2013 Calendar and Fizzy Moon’s 2011 calendar – so imagine my delight when I saw this calendar! I am in a stitching frenzy this past few days and am running a stitching marathon to finish Christmas cards for friends and family. How about you?
Have a nice weekend everybody! 😀