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Exciting Cross Stitch News!

If you follow me on Instagram you may have heard the big news, that I will taking over the reins of Claire Brown XStitch and her fancy aida fabric.

kawaii cross stitch

I’ve known Claire forever, and we’ve collaborated on some cute cross stitch patterns in the past, so it made sense for me to keep it going so all her hard work doesn’t disappear. She’s built up a really cool range of printed aida fabric and I’ll be bringing back many of those designs and some new ones too. I also have plans for more patterns too, like these mini tea and cake friends.

cross stitch aida fabric

I had zero plans to be expanding my business in this way so bear with me while I figure out how this is all going to work. In the meantime, head over to the CBXS Instagram as Claire is having one last giveaway – ends midnight Sunday!


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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