Vintage Folk Art Flowers pattern

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

The download file in PDF format includes black-and-white symbol chart on three pages, color floss legend for DMC thread, and thread usage chart for Aida #14. Continue reading »

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Pink vintage lady pattern

When I found these illustrations from some vintage magazine, I absolutely fell in love with them. But then I stored images away in a very deep and uncategorized folder on my computer and forgot all about it. Only a couple of days ago, when Holly posted a comment on my Lady Iris pattern I remembered that I had something vintage and chic to convert to cross stitch pattern in mind 🙂 So today’s pattern is an adaptation from an old fashion magazine.

Pink vintage lady cross stitch pattern

(When created, the file’s name was bhm;dfh,alfdk.jpg because my cat decided to sit on my hands and hide both the screen and the keyboard)

Pattern size: 61w x 117h stitches, 15 colors

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Mount Fuji Seen Through Cherry Blossom free pattern

Today’s free cross stitch pattern is an easy 13-color adaptation of a beautiful ukiyo-e work by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai Mount Fuji Seen Through Cherry Blossom. It has been on my to-do list for several months, and I’m really glad to finally post it here 🙂

It is the fourth Hokusai pattern that I have done by far, two of which are with Mount Fuji prints. The previous patterns are Lilies, Inume Pass, Kōshū, and Fine Wind, Clear Morning (Red Fuji).

Mount Fuji Seen Through Cherry Blossom free pattern
Pattern size: 200w X 70h stitches, 13 colors (full cross stitches only)

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Love Potion cross stitch pattern

The winter holidays are long since over, and February is getting closer. And we all know what that means… So maybe this little love potion is just what you need on Valentine’s day?

Love Potion free cross stitch pattern

Size: 98w X 124h Stitches
14 Count, 17.78w X 22.50h cm on #14 Aida

Love potion free cross stitch pattern

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Pink vintage rose cross stitch pattern

Hi everybody! I didn’t post anything yesterday, but today I’m making up for it and posting yet another flower pattern. It is based on a Victorian drawing of a pink rose, and is a great addition to my collection of vintage flower patterns.

Pink vintage rose cross stitch pattern
Size: 95w X 200h stitches (appr 17.24 X 36.29 cm on #14 canvas), 25 colors

Vintage pink rose free cross stitch pattern

! Download Vintage pink rose free cross stitch pattern Included in the zip file: jpg picture as above, gif image chart, pdf chart and a color guide.

Last time I counted my patterns and decided that this is going to be the #100 – but today I found out that I actually already made over a hundred different cross stitch patterns. Seems like someone here is not good at counting…. 🙂

Pinners welcome! 🙂 Don’t hesitate to repin this chart to your Pinterest boards. Continue reading »

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Pink rose on black cross stitch chart

When I found this photo, I instantly wanted to turn it into a cross stitch pattern. Though I’m not a big fan of roses, being more into something simpler, like peonies, chrysanthemums or sunflowers, this particular rose is very nice and tender.

Use a darker shade of canvas for more effect.

The pattern itself is quite similar to my earlier Lotus flower chart.

Pink rose on black cross stitch chart

Pink rose on black cross stitch chart

Size: 132w X 79h Stitches, 23.95w X 14.33h cm on 14 Count
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A Door in Tuscany cross stitch chart

There’s something magical about doors, as if sometimes a door is a gate to another world or dimension. The most beautiful doors that I’ve seen so far were in Tunisia and in Ireland. Tunisian doors are usually deep blue in color and covered with ornaments or carvings, while Irish doors like to be on the bright side and make an amazing contrast to green-and-gray reality around them.

Anyway, today’s chart is yet another door, straight from the Italian province of Tuscany (the one with great olive oil and even better wine). The door itself may be quite common, but I love the flowers around in and lots of different greens in the overall picture.

A Door in Tuscany cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 109 x 109 stitches, 23 colors

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