Vintage Folk Art Flowers pattern

Folk art flowers free cross stitch pattern on Happy-stitch.net

This design with beautiful pink and blue flowers is adapted from a photo of a vintage dish. Download, stitch, and enjoy!

Pattern size: (for Aida #14)
Stitch count: 108w x 132h full stitches (no half or back-stitches)
Size: about 20 x 24 cm (7.7 x 9.6 inches)
Total colors: 20

Vintage Folk Art Flowers pattern

Folk art flowers free cross stitch pattern on Happy-stitch.net

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Tuesday freebie! Dark vintage rose

Dark red rose free cross stitch pattern by happy-stitch.net

Welcome! Today’s free pattern is a beautiful dark red rose adapted from a vintage botanical painting. As states the poll in the right sidebar, flowers are the most popular design among my readers, so I hope you will enjoy this one!

Dark vintage rose free cross stitch pattern

Pattern size: 136w X 178h Stitches, 20 colors (approx 19 x 25 cm / 7.5 ” x 9.8 ” on Aida #18 )

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Tuesday freebie: a folk-style flower

Primitive folk flower pattern

Today’s free pattern is a simple folk-style flower that is adapted from a vintage painting that I found on Pinterest.  The size of the pattern makes it great to use for a 10 x 15 cm postcard (4 ” x 6 ”).

Folk-style primitive flower

Primitive folk flower pattern

Download free primitive folk flower pattern in PDF 

Size: 37w X 72h Stitches
Size: 6.71w X 13.06h cm on Aida #14 (approx 2.8 ” x 5 ”)

I loved that flower so much, that instantly srated incorporating it into a bigger sampler design 🙂

Enjoy your stitching!

Folk roses cross stitch pattern (after William Morris)

Roses after Wiliam Morris - free cross stitch pattern

The name says it all: here is a new freebie, and it is heavily inspired by beautiful work of William Morris. I have seen some of his amazing gobelins when a large Pre-Rafaelite collection was exhibited in Pushkin art museum in Moscow. The whole exhibition was an overwhelming experience!

Folk roses cross stitch pattern
Pattern size: 100 * 76 stitches, 6 colors (appr 18.14 * 13.8 cm on Aida #14)

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Hibiscus flowers cross stitch pattern

Hibiscus flowers free cross stitch pattern

Usually I post cross stitch freebies on Tuesdays, but yesterday was somewhat intense – and because of that I made a freebie today (and that is so not OCD, I’m really impressed by myself). Anyway, today I turned into a pattern this public domain image (sending my regards to the unknown author!) with beautiful Hibiscus flowers. It came out very light and easy, with less than ten colors of floss used.

Hibiscus flowers free cross stitch pattern
Pattern size: 89 X 72 Stitches (appr 16 x 13 cm on #14 Aida), 7 colors

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Folk art flower cross stitch bookmark pattern

Flower bookmark Primitive art cross stitch pattern

A couple of weeks ago I posted a poll, asking all my readers about their favourite themes for cross stitching. Now I know that you like to cross stitch flowers :), therefore today’s freebie is flower. (And yes, I love flowers too!) It is a pattern that can be used for a bookmark or as a motif.

The flower is adapted from one of the 19th century folk artworks of John van Minian.

Primitive art flower cross stitch bookmark pattern
Pattern size: 30w X 151h stitches, 8 colors

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Spring and autumn bookmark patterns

Spring bookmark free cross stitch pattern

Two bookmarks that I made today are continuing the theme of the patterns that I made a couple of weeks ago. This time it is spring, represented by sweet first flowers and autumn with red and gold leaves.

Both patterns are free for download and very easy to make. Choose any colors you like!

Spring and autumn bookmarks

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Hokusai Lilies free cross stitch pattern

Hokusai Lilies free cross stitch pattern by Happy Stitch

This is the third pattern that is based on the works of the great Japanese ukiyo-e master Katsushika Hokusai. But today I chose not the Fuji mountain view, but rather a beautiful still life picture of yellow lilies.

The pattern is not too big, and uses a very limited amount of colos, as well as only full cross stitches (no back stitches), so you can try to work with it even if you are not too experienced. 🙂

Hokusai Lilies free cross stitch pattern

Stitch count: 130 x 100 full cross stitches
Colors: 19 (18, if you decide to skip the blue background and work on a colord canves instead)

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Bookmark patterns: snowflakes and flowers

Two cross stitch pattern for bookmarks (summer and winter)

Today I made two nice and easy bookmark patterns: one with sweet violet flowers and the other with blue snowflakes. And it somehow dawned it me as I was writing that post, that next time I should do Autumn and Spring bookmarks to go with today’s Summer and Winter. 🙂

Two cross stitch pattern for bookmarks (summer and winter)

Each of the patterns is very simple. Choose any color you like! 🙂 Continue reading “Bookmark patterns: snowflakes and flowers”

Vintage roses ia a basket

Vintage roses in a basket cross stitch pattern

This vintage image has waited a very long time for me, so I finally transformed it into a pattern today 🙂
Oh yes, I still can’t get enough roses and vintage stuff – but if you want to see anything else, just let me know!

Vintage roses ia a basket
Pattern size: 149 x 107 stitches, 26 colors
Finished size: approx. 27 x 20 cm on #14 canvas

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