Get a lot of great ideas in the May 2013 issue of Cross-Stitch and Needlework. There are 67 pages full of fun projects including the four Spring Birds and Smell the Flowers in punchneedle. Celebrate the special people in your home with Sharing My Home. Celebrate spring with a colorful pillow, the Best is Yet to Come. Create a textural sensation with the Flutters and Flowers sampler. Read about Praiseworthy Stitches then stitch the unique set of stitching accessories with the tulip shaped etui. Learn how to teach a child to stitch In the Classroom plus some simple designs. Delightful Fruits is the final installment in this series with the Berries and Pears. Sweet Rose is a great design for Mother's Day. This is the second panel of the Iris Bench Seat series. Elizabeth Almond shares her design Da Capo. Create a quick gift with the geometric pincushion. Tuck your favorite scented potpourri into the Hardanger Fan Sachet. Music to my ears is the motif library. Add a bit of vintage charm to your holiday decorations with Victorian Christmas.