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Cross stitch for my lovely mum

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WanderingTrolley1 Fri 28-Nov-14 16:18:02

Where's the best place/s to find one for my mum's Christmas box?

Thanks in advance.

IsItMeOr Fri 28-Nov-14 16:23:03

What's the budget?

IsItMeOr Fri 28-Nov-14 16:26:33

Mostly not quite my thing, but these might appeal depending on sense of humour.

I did like the welcome tiny overlord one.

MonstrousRatbag Fri 28-Nov-14 16:26:49

The ultimate, as far as I've seen, is the Liberty crafts department on Regent Street in London. I quite like this one and this one from the website ('Gifts for Grandparents' section).

A big branch of John Lewis will have some nice ones.

PurpleFrog Fri 28-Nov-14 23:15:26

MonstrousRatbag - these are needlepoint (tapestry) not cross stitch!

It really depends on the sort of things she likes.

DramaAlpaca Fri 28-Nov-14 23:21:39

This website has loads to suit all tastes & budgets.

ArthurShappey Sat 29-Nov-14 15:19:59

Royal school of needlework have an online shop with son slovenly cross stitch kits.

WanderingTrolley1 Sat 29-Nov-14 22:51:37

Thanks for your replies.

Budget is up to £80ish. She likes animals/nature.

Will check out your suggestions!!

easylife73 Sat 29-Nov-14 23:20:18

If she already cross-stitches and has all the threads etc, she might prefer a pattern & fabric rather than a kit. If she likes really big projects there is a company called Scarlet Quince who do patterns based on works of art. Once completed they look like proper paintings, as they are so detailed. Totally recommend them!

MonstrousRatbag Sun 30-Nov-14 23:01:07

Sorry! Liberty does have cross stitch though.

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