Polls

How do you like to finish your cross stitch cards?

Make them sparkle with glitter
4% (2 votes)
Add detail with ribbon
19% (9 votes)
Personalise them with stickers
21% (10 votes)
I like to keep them plain
56% (27 votes)
Total votes: 48
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What is your favourite thing to stitch for newlyweds?

A traditional design
20% (8 votes)
A wedding card
20% (8 votes)
Something very unique that represents the couple
53% (21 votes)
Cute characters
8% (3 votes)
Total votes: 40
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What's your idea of a perfect cross stitch holiday?

A city location – I can rest my feet and stitch after a busy day exploring
13% (18 votes)
Anywhere hot and sunny – just keep the lotion clear of my stitching!
15% (20 votes)
Somewhere chilly – wrapped up warm and cosy
18% (24 votes)
At home for a week of uninterrupted stitching
54% (72 votes)
Total votes: 134
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What's your favourite scene to stitch?

People
9% (19 votes)
Animals
35% (74 votes)
Flowers
27% (57 votes)
Landscapes
29% (61 votes)
Total votes: 211
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Why do you think cross stitching is a fab hobby to take up this New Year?

It’s a relaxing past time after such a busy Christmas
18% (15 votes)
It’s a fun craft for most age groups and abilities
24% (20 votes)
Cross stitching is a hobby you can do even if you’re on a budget
22% (18 votes)
You can stitch come rain or shine, whatever the weather is doing
35% (29 votes)
Total votes: 82
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What are your favourite late winter/early spring flowers to stitch?

Cheery daffodils in sunny shades of yellow
30% (57 votes)
Delicate, pure-white snowdrops
20% (38 votes)
Multi-coloured, oh-so-pretty pansies
35% (67 votes)
Tiny crocus blooms in yellow and purple
14% (27 votes)
Total votes: 189
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What'd be on your dream stitchy wish-list, this Christmas?

More time to stitch!
34% (60 votes)
My own craft room
30% (54 votes)
Threads in every colour
18% (33 votes)
Subscription to WOXS, for a lifetime of stitchy ideas!
18% (32 votes)
Total votes: 179
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What are your fave gifts to stitch for Christmas?

A framed picture or hanging
48% (80 votes)
A simple bookmark
11% (19 votes)
Keyrings, magnets or coasters
5% (9 votes)
I prefer to stick to cards!
35% (58 votes)
Total votes: 166
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When do you start your Christmas cross stitching?

About now, as it gives me a good few months to get everything done
36% (102 votes)
A few weeks before Christmas Day… yes, it’s always a crazy rush!
10% (28 votes)
When Christmassy projects first appear in the mag
20% (56 votes)
I never stop… I stitch Christmas designs all year round
34% (94 votes)
Total votes: 280
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What do you enjoy most about cross stitching?

It’s a creative outlet for me
44% (91 votes)
The satisfaction of finishing a project
13% (28 votes)
Taking my mind off a busy day
31% (65 votes)
Seeing people’s reactions when I give them stitched gifts!
12% (24 votes)
Total votes: 208
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