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

January pillow, and diamond painting

January Pillow Cross Stitch Finish I managed to complete the January pillow pattern by Hands on Design before the month end. I was so pleased to find this fabric in my stash, I thought it… View Post

Remembrance pillow and scissor pouch

Hi everyone, at this time of year I always like to take a moment to remember the fallen in the wars, I started to design this pillow a few years ago and finally managed to… View Post

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… View Post

July and Boo pillows finished

Hi everyone, I was pleased to get the July pillow finished, I am loving the red fabric I just happened to have in my stash, I was initially convinced I would struggle with finding the… View Post

Cross stitch finishes this week

Hi everyone, I know I said I would show you another shop I visited on my travels recently but I have not edited the photos yet, so for now I am showing you my cross… View Post

Loop Knitting Shop In London, shawls finished and cross stitch pillows complete

Hi everyone, in May I had the pleasure of visiting the Loop Knitting Shop in London and I thought you may like to look inside the store, I am sure you will love it as… View Post

Project bags and crochet pillow

Hi everyone, for many, many years all of my stitching things were basically carried around in a plastic bag, however, someone came up with the idea of project bags and they have really taken the… View Post

One for me!

Home Sweet Home, I simply had to do one for myself! I loved this little pillow that I stitched for a friend last week I decided to stitch one for myself.  Pink and grey is… View Post

Cross stitched bag, pinkeep and pillow.

I decided to make my first cross stitched bag with a drawstring top and use a cross stitch design that I finished quite some time ago, the Amitie design is a freebie from Martine’s blog,… View Post

Paris giveaway winner and look what arrived for me!!!!!!

Hi everyone, apologies for the delay, someone had hacked into my blog and set a divert to another website, this prevented me from announcing my giveaway winner. Thankfully I managed to fix it quickly after searching… View Post