Welcome to Hilary's Cross Stitch!

We specialise in photo conversion cross stitch kits and original cross stitch designs and offer a personalised service. 

  We can also supply tapestry and embroidery kits.

We create tailor-made cross-stitch kits, custom made from your own photographs. We use specialist software that allows us to use our skills, artistry and experience to design a kit to your requirements. With your kit you can create a unique work of art with a realistic likeness to your original photograph. 

We also supply exclusive cross stitch kits from our own original designs and photographs. See our cross stitch kit gallery and special collections.

If you have a photograph of a relative, your home, a pet, a wedding bouquet or cake, a child's Christening, a birthday or a holiday, we offer a personalised service to help you to turn it into a beautiful cross stitch picture to keep and treasure or as a special gift for someone you care about.

We are able to edit your picture skilfully to remove any unwanted blemishes or features and can alter colours or use specific shades, for example to create a sepia effect, or produce a scene in hues of blue.

Your kit will be supplied with a clear chart, fabric, DMC threads, thread organisers and needle. You can e-mail your photograph to us but any original photographs posted to us in hard copy will be returned to you with your kit.

If you require only the chart to be supplied, we can do that too. Just make it clear on your order form.

Once you have received your kit, keep in touch with us as you complete your project. We love to see your finished designs!


"I was very pleased to find a site where an image of my own could be transferred into a cross-stitch. Hilary's is simply best quality for money! Outstanding customer service, and so pleased with the resulting cross-stitch. The communication was absolutely key. Hilary makes the process personal and keeps attention to detail. Options were discussed and decided all through email and digital previews of the design whcih allowed me to see the progress of my decision making. Top marks for Hilary's service." Hannah
"I have received the kit and I love it! Thank you so much for your fantastic customer service from start to finish. The kit is a Christmas present for my Mum so I will keep you updated once she receives it. I'm sure there will be tears when she opens it!" G. Toms
"I've had a cross stitch kit made from a photo and it's superb. The reproduction is excellent. Hilary was so helpful and knowledgeable. Definitely not a pushy sales lady, more like a friend. Definitely recommend Hilary's Cross Stitch to all my friends and will order again." Mary Reeve
"My kit has just arrived and it is wonderful, I am so thrilled! The pattern is clearly laid out, the threads are all sorted for me and the conversion from picture to pattern is lovely. Hilary put in a lot of time helping me convert pictures until we found the one that worked. Thank you Hilary. I have hours of cross stitch heaven ahead and will come to you when I am ready for my next project. Probably in 2017!! Thanks again. I would definitely recommend Hilary's service." Francesca
"Very user friendly website. Easy to find everything. Cross stitch material and threads all excellent and the pattern font great size too. Absolutely excellent service. I was really pleased with the service I received from Hilary. Didn't have to wait 4 months for my kit. I shall certainly be using Hilary again and will be recommending her to my cross stitch friends." Jane
"First class product, would definitely recommend to anyone." Sheena Earth
"Appreciated Hilary's advice regarding a wedding sampler collage featuring a photo of the wedding venue and several other components. Really pleased with service, short turn around time and the finished cross stitch kit."
"The website is very good with plenty of products and very informative and every step is carefully gone through. The photo stitch is perfect, very professionally done and very quick service. Thank you so much for the photo stitch. I am very pleased with it and am looking forward to stitching it." Mrs Christine Thomas

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online order form or browse our 
gallery of photo kit pictures and 
original designs.

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Photo cross stitch of Southam Church, Gloucestereshire

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