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Cross Stitch Kits

Get crafting with a little help from cross stitch kits, whether you fancy a new hobby, want to make the perfect gift for a special occasion or feel like showing off your skills. Create a picture perfect scene from cross stitch for kids, mini and beginners sets, or detailed designs.

If you're looking for a new creative hobby, cross stitch is a great choice. Although it was seen as 'old-fashioned', new and modern ways of cross stitching have become popular in recent years.

It's a great way to focus the mind and help you to relax, letting all other worries and thoughts slip away. Similar to adult colouring books, cross stitching is great for mindfulness and de-stressing. Instead of just switching off, which some find hard to do, cross stitching offers a form of 'logic relaxation', which can also help to improve concentration and hand-eye coordination.

And, if you want a creative output but aren't really sure where to begin, cross stitch kits are a perfect place to start. Everything is included for you including patterns and materials, and before long you may be making your own patterns.

If it's not enough to just switch off and have a little me-time at home, cross stitch kits are small and therefore easy to carry in your purse for if you fancy a moment on the commute or on a lunch break.

Learning to cross stitch opens so many avenues in terms of gifting. You can start out by making personal Christmas cards and before you know it, you'll be making embroidered signs and pictures for wedding presents and birthday presents.

It's always best to start out with something simple. You may have your heart set on creating a gorgeous scene that you can hang up in your home but counting stitches and patterns can be a little harder than it looks.

A great pattern to start out on is something not too complex such as a butterfly. You can build up to other animals, characters or cartoons.

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