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Click for more details of the latest issueWelcome to the New Stitches magazine website
If you have just discovered New Stitches magazine or have been a regular reader since the very first issue, this website is for you, so bookmark it now! You can browse the entire catalogue of New Stitches magazines from issue 1 that appeared way back in October 1992. Published each month, you will find details of each issue here so you can track down that elusive design you've always wanted or be astounded at the range of designs created by Mary Hickmott.
Your first visit? Why not go straight to the members' area and register - it's free! You'll then be able to access stitching essentials such as our interactive stranded cotton converter. Just type the Anchor shade numbers and it will convert them to matching DMC shade numbers or vice versa at a click! Developed in the Mary Hickmott Studio, these conversions are the ones used in the magazine.
Looking for a particular design of Mary's but don't know which issue it's in? Our searchable database of designs will point you in the right directions and reveal a catalogue of thousands of her designs in New Stitches, Cross Stitch Gallery and various Mary Hickmott publications.
Something wrong with the pattern? If there's something not quite right with a chart, key or instructions in any of Mary Hickmott's designs then check here. We endeavour to correct any errors that occur in print and rectify them, so your problem or question is easily answered with this comprehensive listing.
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