Needlecraft Kits and Patterns

Welcome to Arts and Designs!
We supply cross-stitch and other needlecraft kits, patterns, books, papercrafts and supplies/accessories at discount prices to stitchers and papercrafters all over the world.

Why choose Arts and Designs?

  • Permanently Low Prices
  • Expert Help and Advice
  • Genuine and Original Items
  • In stock for immediate despatch
Only $67.52
with free delivery!
Art Nouveau cushion panels from the reborn Glorafilia!

Stanhope by Owen Jones (tapestry kit) - Colourful geometric design based on a furnishing fabric designed by Owen Jones in 1872.

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"Muchas gracias por su rápido envió del kitt de Eva Rosenstand Puppies in a Boat. Todo ha llegado perfecto.

Reiterando mi agradecimiento, les indico que volveré a comprar en su web ya que la experiencia ha sido muy buena.

Cordiales saludos." - MR, Spain

"Just wanted to say a big THANK YOU for the prompt manner in which you filled my order. I just ordered three more kits and I am sure this will not be my last order. Its refreshing to find a dealer that delivers exactly what is promised. Also the directions in the kit were very detailed and left nothing to guess work. Thanks again to my newly found friends across the pond." - MD, CA, United States

"Thank you for your prompt service the order arrived this morning. Will certainly come back and shop with you in future Thanks" - JD, Northants., United Kingdom

A Guid New Year to Ane an' A'
Edinburgh in the Festive Season, photo
We wish you a very warm welcome to 2020 and we have only a very brief newsletter to bring in the new year as we've been on holiday over the festive season.

New Charts

Predictably, the latest Plum Street Sampler stack of animals pattern is Rack Stack a design of reindeer in the snow by Paulette Stewart.

Paulette has also completed the seasonal saltboxes set with Winter Saltboxes.

Lilith of Labrador is the new Mirabilia design. A mermaid in icy waters, she sparkles with beads and metallic floss. We feel she should perhaps wrap up warmer as it's cold off Labrador at this time of year.

Bargains for Babies

If a new baby is on the way in your family or friends in the New Year, then there are lots of birth samplers and nursery pictures in our Bargain Basement at half previous low price.

And Finally ...

We have to be positive about the future despite the many terrible things that grab the headlines. Our thoughts go out to anyone caught up in bush fires or warfare and we can only hope that things will settle down.

Our New Year anthem is all about the future and we've given the first verse (which includes the chorus). We hope you don't need a translation!

«A guid new year to ane an' a'
An' mony may ye see,
An' during a' the years to come,
O happy may ye be.
An' may ye ne'er hae cause to mourn,
To sigh or shed a tear;
To ane an' a' baith great an' sma'
A hearty guid New year.

(traditional Scottish song)
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