Peacock & Fig In the Press


Press Coverage

Peacock & Fig designer Dana BathoDana Batho, founder and designer of Peacock & Fig, is a recent veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces and has designed and exhibited globally for decades. Peacock & Fig started in November 2014 as an art and design blog called Handy Little Gadget.


Today Peacock & Fig offers unique and elegant cross stitch designs and easy-to-follow video tutorials. More information about Dana and testimonials can be seen on her about page.


Dana’s art has been exhibited in three countries (including at the prestigious New Zealand Portrait Gallery), and her designs have been featured in publications such as Cross Stitch Crazy, Kindred Stitches, NBC, ABC, the CW, the Boston Globe, and the Wall Street Select. She has also been featured on BuzzFeed, and in the podcast She Percolates.


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Social Media Sites @: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @peacockandfig.


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Peacock & Fig in the press


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Pattern Publications

Feel the Groove cross stitch pattern
Featured in Issue 2 “Beats”


XStitch Magazine

Feel the Groove

Dec 2017 Issue 2 “Beats”

As featured in Cross Stitch Crazy Nov 2017
As featured in Cross Stitch Crazy Nov 2017


Cross Stitch Crazy

Poppies in the Wind

Nov 2017 Issue 234

cross stitch notecards issue 232
With Love notecards and gift tags


Cross Stitch Crazy

With Love notecards & gift tags

Sept 2017 Issue 232


Spirited Animals Collection


Cross Stitch Crazy

Spirited Animals Collection

July 2017 Issue 230

Cross Stitch Crazy magazine March 2017
Drink Wine Cross Stitch Pattern Set


Cross Stitch Crazy

Drink Wine Pattern Set

March 2017 Issue 226

Joy Peace Family cross stitch ornament detail


Kindred Stitches Magazine

Joy Peace Family

“Modern Festive Decorating” Issue, December 2016







29 Cross-Stitching Tips Every Beginner Should Know

20 Feb 2017

Elizabeth Lilly

Victoria News Cross Stitch Dana Batho

Victoria News

Cross-Stitching a Peaceful Activity for Injured Military Officer

26 October 2016

Kendra Wong


Massey Magazine - Dana Batho

Massey Magazine

“A lovely day in Kyoto”

Nov 2006

Stephanie Gray

North Island Gazette - Dana Batho

North Island Gazette

“Island home a retreat for emerging artist”

28 Mar 2001

Angie Poss







  • Fourth Annual Artists with Disabilities Showcase – Greater Victoria Art Gallery – Victoria, BC. 2-3 Dec 2016
  • Third Annual Artists with Disabilities Showcase – Greater Victoria Art Gallery – Victoria, BC. 3 Dec 2015
  • City Hall – Banff, Alberta. 2003.
  • West Vancouver boutique (hand-printed silk scarves). Vancouver, BC. 2001.
  • Just Art (watercolour pencil drawings on plaster). Port McNeill, BC. 2001.
  • Sointula, BC. 2001

New Zealand


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Peacock & Fig designer Dana Batho


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Peacock & Fig in the Press
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Peacock & Fig in the Press
Press articles and exhibitions of Dana Batho, the artist and cross stitch designer behind Peacock & Fig