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Bothy Threads Cross Stitch Kit Collection Autumn 2020

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Strange weather we are having at the moment, beautiful sunshine yesterday, raining stair rods today but that’s British Summertime for you! I wonder what tomorrow will bring? Hopefully the rain will rinse the sky and the sun will shine brightly for the next few weeks as we slowly slip into Autumn, which I have to admit, is my favourite time of year. Speaking of Autumn, Bothy Threads have released their Autumn collection of counted cross stitch kits, 23 new designs, including five new kits from the popular Wrendale series by Hannah Dale, Piggy in the Middle, Family Pride, Festive Feathers, Pumpkin...

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Christmas Cross Stitch Kits - Christmas Cards

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Christmas Cross Stitch Kits - Christmas Cards

It's that time of year again! I was really pleased to upload the new range of cross stitch Christmas card kits by Bothy Threads and couldn't wait to try a couple of them. I started with Christmas Tree because I thought the effect was fantastic, a cross between blackwork and string art with a sequin star. The chart was a bit busy looking, however, they have included a separate, larger breakdown of the design on a second page of the instructions and after a few false starts I was hooked. The design was quick to make up and really looked...

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