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

Freebie christmas ornament pattern.

Here is the Christmas ornament freebie I promised in my last post, the stitches around the edge with the straight lines are Algerian eyelets, you can see how to stitch these here  The centre stitches are… View Post

Christmas in June!

I have been thinking about Christmas over the last couple of weeks and decided to design a little pillow and this is how it turned out, it is quite small,  4.5cm x 4.5cm  square – green… View Post

My free pattern stitched.

Hi everyone, I have recently stitched my freebie pattern, it was a real quick stitch, I changed the colours slightly from the original pattern to match this fabric, I had this in my stash which I am probably going to… View Post

Tea and cupcakes freebie pattern.

Hi everyone, I have been neglecting my cross stitching this week in favour of dressmaking, I am currently making a dress after not dressmaking for twenty years, however, I am pleased to say I still remember how… View Post

Another box finish and accessories to match

Hi everyone, I have finally finished this box and I am quite pleased with the result, inside there are a little collection of accessories of which you can see in the photo’s below. I have also heard… View Post

Valentine winner announced and a work in progress.

Hi everyone, I promised to announce the winner of my Valentine Giveaway today and the winner is……. Elisa from Old Ragged Threads Blog here Congratulations Elisa,  please leave me a comment with your email address… View Post

Pretty in pink.

Edited: to show correct link for free pattern, just scroll down the page and you find it there!  Hi everyone, I found this lovely cross stitch pattern and decided to make it into a little pillow, the… View Post

Free pattern to stitch my One World One Heart giveaway design.

Hi everyone, here is the pattern for the oblong mini pillow I designed for my One World One Heart giveaway here  Do not forget to stitch the spider web roses and leaves on the front.… View Post

Free pattern for the little pillow

Hi everyone, firstly I would like to say thankyou for all of the wonderful comments I received on my One World One Heart Giveaway in the previous post, (over 200!) I was thrilled with the interest… View Post

Free cross stitch pattern for the Needlebook from previous post.

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well! I would just like to thankyou for all of your encouraging comments I received about my boxed set in the last post, it really was a hit with… View Post