Welcome to the Green issue of XStitch Magazine! It’s almost guaranteed to leave you feeling super relaxed with the amount of nature and zen that is available for your stitching pleasure. We welcome our cover star, Leah Emery, who is renowned for cross stitch that is, shall we say, pretty hardcore.

We’ve three other newcomers in this issue! All the way from Russia, it’s Alyona aka StitchingLand! You may not have heard of her before, but we think you’ll love her Wizard of Oz inspired design! Next up we have Teahouse Sashiko! We don’t want to say too much about this mysterious designer as they’re new to town and they can only be spoken of in hushed tones. But they bring a whitework design that will fix your Feng Shui in a heartbeat.

And we’re thrilled to have Emma Congdon join us for this issue! Emma is one of the UK’s most prolific cross stitch designers and her ways with words and images is up there with the best of them. Her design will give you plenty of stitching pleasure, but has a friendly nod towards Scarface as well!

We’ve got an artist feature on Sarah Gwyer, words of wisdom from Kreinik Threads, Lord LibidanFloss & Mischief, and Mary van Tyne and another awesome product review from Grace at Beyond Measure!

It’s a lovely issue and we think you’ll really enjoy it, so be sure to get your digital copy right now, with immediate download as an interactive PDF!

Get your Green goodness for only £8 – it’s inner peace guaranteed! Or, if you’re feeling really savvy, check out our combo packs to save some bucks while scoring more print goodness.

You can get Issue 4 in print format, while stocks last! But if you decide to go fully digital with us, there are many more issues to enjoy including our legendary Mixtape issues which have no theme, just kickass cross stitch designs!

And don’t forget our collaborative YouTube playlist, chosen by the magazine contributors –  an eclectic aural accompaniment to your zen like activities!

If you want to be the one of the first to get new issues, be sure to subscribe to our digital edition so that you can get another XStitch experience every quarter! And don’t forget that we’ve got an email newsletter that you can sign up to – there might even be a discount code attached to that if you’re lucky!

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