Happiness is cross stitching blog with tips, tutorials and free pattern.

Santa progress and winner of stitch along!

Hi everyone, this is the first chance I have had to finally get a blog post up and announce the winner of the stitch along, sorry it has taken so long! I thought I would… View Post

Christmas stitching, works in progress and stitch along update

Hello everyone, hope you are all well?  I thought I would show you my Christmas stitching and works in progress, of which I have far too many! I used to only stitch one piece at… View Post

Are you ready for the stitch along?

Are you ready? Hi everyone, are you ready for the Summer Pillow stitch along? Now is the time to gather your materials together and we can all make a pillow, but if you decide to… View Post

Stitching this week and mini update for craft room

Hi everyone, I am currently getting my stitching ready for the stitch along for my free pattern. The design on the left is the mini pattern that I have stitched for the winner of the… View Post

New craft room news and stitch along anyone?

Oooooo I am so excited!!!!! Yes it is finally happening, we are now getting around to decorating my new craft room in our home in France. My New Craft Room, Knitting and a Stitch Along… View Post

Peter Polar Bear and new items in my Etsy shop

Hi everyone, Peter Polar Bear is finished, yay!!! In my last post here  I talked about the lovely free patterns that are available via Brookes Books Website, I am stitching all the free advent calendar patterns… View Post

Advent Calendar Freebie from Brooke Nolans cross stitch designs

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well and doing lots of stitching. I have started stitching an advent calendar pattern that I have had in my stash for a few years now, they are… View Post

Happy New Year 2019!

Hi everyone, Happy New Year, I hope you had a lovely time over the festive season. In 2018 I managed to get these cross stitched pieces framed and I love them all! The quilt cross… View Post

Works in progress, a new start and a finish!

Hi everyone, thankyou for your lovely comments on my last post about my sons bithday, time certainly does fly! I have been getting quite a bit of stitching done in the past few months, I… View Post

30 years went by, it seems like yesterday……..

Hi everyone, this post is a walk down memory lane.  Ever wondered where the time goes? On the 2nd of July 1988 we welcomed our beautiful son into the world, it seems like yesterday, in… View Post