Happiness is cross stitching blog

August pillow and a bee bag

Hi everyone, I am a little late with this monthly cross stitch pattern from The Fat Quarter Shop by Hands on Design, I lost the pattern and managed to find it eventually.

 The buttons are so cute, they are in the monthly kit and are made by Just Another Button Company.
I do love stitching these pillows and I am looking forward to finishing all twelve of them.
Sewing news
I have been using this gorgeous bee fabric again to make another bag with a lace zip, I particularly love the colour of this fabric.
Until next time, happy stitching!
Best Wishes and Happy Stitching.
Lynn B


  1. September 8, 2017 / 10:04 am

    So sweet the bee fabric are, and nice to do a bag of.
    The pillow is so sweet.
    I like all the project keeper so fun to have in the work.
    Have a nice day

  2. September 8, 2017 / 10:04 am

    Lynn: I had to giggle, I clicked on your Blog and up popped the August Pillow, I thought I was having a problem, giggles, thank-you for sharing with us this lovely pillow.
    I am going to try and see if you have not sold the new Bag yet I would love to buy it.
    Yahoo I bought it.


  3. September 8, 2017 / 10:04 am

    What a great collection of pillows you are making! Such cute buttons too. Love your new bag….that lace zip is so different ….very pretty!

  4. September 8, 2017 / 10:16 am

    Hi Lynn – gorgeous project bags! I love the bees, and the colors of the fabrics.

    Your pillows! I want to copy them! Have you considered doing a tutorial on making the pillows? Would be wonderful.

    Hope you are doing well, and as always thank you for all you do.

    Love from America,

  5. September 8, 2017 / 10:16 am

    Hi Lynn, Hope you are well, I am trying to catch up with blog posts it has been a bit busy since we came back off our holidays.
    Your pillows look fabulous but I think your bee project bag is lovely, your choice of fabric works so well.
    best wishes
    Julie.C xx

    p.s. i took my owl project wallet on holiday to stitch in the evenings.

  6. September 8, 2017 / 10:16 am

    Great idea lovely pillow.

  7. September 8, 2017 / 10:16 am

    I love that bee fabric and your bag is beautiful!

  8. September 8, 2017 / 10:16 am

    I am so loving the monthly pillows – glad you found the pattern!! The bee fabric is so appealing – love the browns. Hope all is well with you!

  9. September 25, 2017 / 8:57 pm

    I love the monthly pillows. you've been making during the year. They are so happy and cherry. Your projects bags are so beautiful….great choice of fabric and wonderful attention to all the details.