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

Autumn stitch along anyone?

Hi everyone, I have finally managed to get into my craft room and do some finishing on my Autumn pattern. I finished my free Autumn pattern into a flat fold adding a little pumpkin charm… View Post

Freebie Friday – Autumn Season 2019

Hi everyone, its Freebie Friday! Here is the Autumn design to compliment the first pattern in the 2019 Seasons Series. I am planning another stitch along for this pattern, I will post about it in… View Post

Santa update, Bookstore finished and more stitching on Free Advent Calendar

Hi everyone, I have finished cross stitching the Santa pattern from Mirabilia, just need to do the beading! I am loving this Santa pattern, it really is quite a simple design to stitch as there… View Post

Winner of Giveaway and recent stitching

Hi everyone, today I announce the winner of my last giveaway and show you my latest finishes and works in progress, together with some beautiful frame ideas from an Etsy shop called Stitch Life Studio.… View Post

Freebie Friday Boo Halloween pattern

Hi everyone, its Freebie Friday! Sorry I have not announced the winner of the giveaway in my last post, I will do that over the next week or so, life got in the way  I… View Post

Its a giveaway and Christmas in July!

Hi everyone, I thought it was about time I did a small giveaway for one lucky winner. I decided to put together an owl themed giveaway, it includes a small owl pouch made by me,… View Post

Liberty Mini Cat stitched and The Book Store nearly finished

Hi everyone, Liberty Mini Cat is now stitched, I just need to finish it but I love how he looks! You can get the free pattern from my blog here I have also nearly finished stitching… View Post

Liberty Cross Stitch Pattern Mini Cat

  I have designed this Liberty Cross Stitch Pattern for American Independance Day featuring Mini Cat holding the American flag enjoying the celebrations!   EDITED 24 May 2020 The Liberty Cross Stitch pattern is now… View Post

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

Summer Pillow Tutorial

Hi everyone, Summer Pillow tutorial now ready! Apologies for the delay in uploading this tutorial, I am usually a bit more organised but the craft room makeover took up my time. I decided to use… View Post