Happiness is cross stitching blog

Free pattern and my blogging friend has finished my peacock design!

Hi everyone, here is a small free pattern that I designed today, you are all welcome to use it for personal use or to make gifts for friends.  Edited: I have stitched this into a…

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Free love pillow for Paris show and another free cross stitch pattern!

Here is the little love pillow pattern from the previous post, I have stitched this for giving away at the Paris embroidery show, the first person to see my badge and identify me can claim this small…

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Free valentine cross stitch patterns, Rosey finished, new stash and Tilda dolls!

I have bought some new fabric to make this Tilda Doll from the book Tilda’s Summer Ideas, this fabric is really pretty,  I got it from ebay, it is from the Tilda fabric range. I…

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Halloween Scissor Fob now finished

Halloween will soon be here so I thought I would show you the scissor fob that I talked about in the previous post, this is the one made from my free pattern here, I only…

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Free halloween pattern, work in progress and a new pattern.

Hi everyone, I have plenty of stitching and creativity to show you this week, I have a free pattern for all my readers, progress photo’s on Rosie from Little House Needlework and my latest Christmas…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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