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

Cross Stitched Covered Box

Cross stitch covered box gift set Hi everyone, I have been doing quite a few exchanges lately, here is the cross stitched covered box and accessories I sent to Hazel from the Quietly Stitching blog… View Post

My exchange to Glady’s

Hi everyone, here is the exchange I sent to Glady’s in our recent private exchange, I designed the box myself, it is trimmed with Swarovski crystals and handmade cord using DMC thread 825. You can… View Post

Finishing instructions for cross stitch box and random act of kindness for Lizzie.

Hi everyone, I thought I would show you my recent random act of kindness that I sent to Lizzie from the Stitching Fairy’s Rambling under the Willow Tree. I knew that Lizzie liked Jane Austen so I… View Post

Tea if you please and a giveaway!

Hi everyone I hope you are all well! I know its been a while since I last posted but I have been quite busy of late doing other things, although I have still been cross… View Post

Birthday gift for Jill

Here is the birthday gift I sent Jill at the Purple Peacock blog, I made the box and designed the pattern for the box lid myself, the free pattern for the top of the box… View Post

Karen has received my halloween exchange.

Here is the halloween exchange that I sent Karen from the Hooked on Exchanging group, I made a pinkeep and a needlebook together with some fimo clay pins, you can find inspiration from You Tube for… View Post

Bright red for summer!

The exchange I made for Jill has arrived! We decided to include goodies, however I do like to make the extra’s myself and this is what I made. I made the pillow and needlebook out of… View Post

My exchange to Mylene

Mylene and I decided to do an exchange between ourselves and this is what I made.I sent it sooner than expected as I wanted to surprise her, I know I succeeded because she was thrilled… View Post

Prairie Schooler pin keep received.

Here is the Prairie Schooler pinkeep that I made for Cindy F in the February Prairie Schooler exchange. I did keep it a closely guarded secret even though Cindy and I had exchanged emails on… View Post

Would you like a hand made stitched gift from me – please read on!

Pay It Forward NOW CLOSED I was fortunate to be drawn as a recipient of a gift from Andrea of The Craft Room in a Pay It Forward she offered on her blog and I… View Post