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Learn how to cross-stitch with Hot Cross Stitching. Our classes bring people together through the fun of stitching something you love. Come and see what it’s all about!

Hot Cross Stitching offers you beginner and intermediate cross stitch classes that enables you to learn how to cross stitch something you want to stitch. Each class goes for 2 hours and all of them are available available via Zoom and in-person, with an average class size of 10 to 15 people. The beginner and intermediate classes are $35 per person, per session.

All classes are predominantly for adults, however, any kids who are interested in learning how to cross stitch are welcome. They will need to have their parent, care-giver or guardian with them for the whole session to help with threading the needle, cutting threads and similar tasks.

One-on-one and special event classes are available for occasions such as birthdays, Mother’s or Father’s Day and hens or bucks parties to name a few. Contact us via email or Instagram.

Hot Cross Stitching patterns are unique, full coverage patterns that are of plants, animals and locations that are unique to Australia and New Zealand. When you purchase any of the patterns, you will receive synopsis on what makes the image so special to us. Check out our shop today.

Gift vouchers are available upon request.

Hot Cross Stitching Classes


The beginner classes are for people who have never done counted cross-stitch before or it’s been a while since they’ve started a project. In the beginner’s classes, you will learn how to read a pattern, thread a needle, stitch full crosses, change colours and complete a project to name a few skills. To participate in these classes, you will need to have a counted cross-stitch kit that you really want to stitch.

Check out the Hot Cross Stitching Pattern page, The X Stitching Runner blog and Hot Cross Stitching Works In Progress gallery for inspiration!


The intermediate classes are for people who have been stitching for a little while and want to improve the way they are stitching and master some of the specialty stitches their patterns require for an amazing finish. People in these classes will learn how to kit their own projects, master French knots and back-stitch.

If this sounds like something you’re interested in and you want to meet like minded-people, click on the ‘find out more’ button below or the Classes button on the menu bar.

Hot Cross Stitching Patterns

Hot Cross Stitching patterns are unique because they are photographs that have been converted into patterns for you to stitch. These photos have been taken from special locations in Australia, such as Gundaroo, Canberra, Braidwood and Malua Bay to name a few.

Hot Cross Stitching Cross Stitch Patterns cover page samples

All patterns are PDF digital downloads and compatible with the android application Pattern Keeper. Physical patterns are available upon request.

Contact Us

Email: admin@hotcrossstitching.com.au

Instagram: Kristen@hotcrossstitching.com.au

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