XStitch Magazine Issue 1 - Revolution

Revolutionary Cross Stitch | XStitch Issue 1

Are you bored of stitching mediocre patterns? XStitch Issue 1 brings Revolutionary Cross Stitch designs for your crafting pleasure!

We set a new standard in cross stitch magazines with an eclectic selection of cross stitch patterns from an international family of designers, alongside interesting articles and great design.

Now you can be proud to love cross stitch, and you’ll enjoy making cross stitch gifts for the people that matter the most.

Welcome to the XStitch Revolution!

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The first issue of XStitch sets a new standard in cross stitch magazines that give you cross stitch patterns to be proud of.

Welcome to the XStitch Revolution.

At XStitch, we work with more talented designers than any other magazine to give you the best variety in modern cross stitch.

We want you to enjoy stitching, and be proud to share your crafting skills with the world.

The Revolution starts here:

Enjoy these awesome articles:

  • Betsy Greer: Thousands Of Tiny Revolutions
  • Sirithre: Twitch Stitch
  • Artist Interview: Crapestry 
  • Thoughtspike
  • Sarah Corbett: Culture of Power
  • Tooled Up
  • XStitchers of Instagram: Crafter1980
  • XStitcher of the Month: Stu Wharrier
  • Technique Pages
  • Gallery
  • Interactive links to our designers
  • Collaborative YouTube playlist

Quick shout-out to our advertisers, who we have picked because we think you’ll appreciate them.

Hit the links to get their products:

Zweigart – the OG of Cross Stitch Fabric Makers (they literally invented aida!).

Lowery Workstands – the only stand you’ll ever need to hold your work.

Fabric Flair – the Kings of Custom Cross Stitch Fabric.

Maydel – one of the easiest places to get your threads!

And don’t forget to visit MrXStitch for the best in modern needlework,
and listen to NeedleXChange, your new favourite art podcast!


What format is the magazine?

XStitch is an interactive PDF magazine which can be read using most devices. It contains clickable links to our designers, some of which are affiliate links, as well as links to our collaborative YouTube playlist and other helpful content.

Each chart is offered in two formats – Symbols and Colour Blocks, and Symbols Only – so that you can use the one that works best for you.

Our charts use letters and numbers, rather than symbols, so you can follow them with ease. You can print out pages to follow if you like!

The legend for each pattern tells you the size, how many threads, and a fabric suggestion.

When you buy our digital issues, you will get two versions of the magazine:

  • One with double page spreads for the best reading experience.
  • One with single page spreads that can be used with the Pattern Keeper app. 

Where will I find my downloads?

Your account will have a download section, so please make sure to set up an account.

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