Today has been a great day: I managed to drop my wiggly toddler (WT) at his grandmothers house and found myself in the rare occasion of having a couple of free hours. At first I was running around trying to get my hands on every unfinished project in sight (lots and lots of those!), but then I felt SO VERY CREATIVE.
This little lady has been haunting me for some time now, especially after I saw her Cat Cosplay version. So today Happy Stitch proudly presents —
Nott the Brave
Patther size: 43 X 48 Stitches, 9 colors
Aida # 14 — 7.8 X 8.7 cm (3.1 x 3.4 ”)
Aida #16 — 6.8 X 7.6 cm (2.7 x 3 ”)
The pattern is free to download. You can either download this image (click to get the full size):
or go for the PDF file with the chart: Nott the Brave free cross stitch pattern (PDF)
This design can also make a great magnet or keychain if stitched on a plastic canvas.
Goood morning, ladies and gentlemen!
Here is something that many of you waited for for a loong long time – a new runic pattern. Today’s rune is Ingwaz, with the fig tree – enjoy!
Ingwaz rune free cross stitch pattern
Free download from the store, see link below: Continue reading “Rune Ingwaz cross stitch pattern”
Did you miss me?
It seems that I haven’t posted for almost a year now. Did they tell you that life with a kid gets easier with time? Well, it’s not exactly true. Now I have a toddler on my hands (quite an active one), and oh how I miss those beautiful days when he had naps three times a day and went to bed at 6 am!
But then there is a bright side – I feel as creative as ever, and if I find just a handful of time, I create (and create, and create, and…. zzzzz……). There is a load of new designs in my Etsy shop, do check them out at https://www.etsy.com/shop/HappyStitchNet !
One more new thing too. Soon all my designs featured on Etsy chill also be available to be purchased and downloaded directly from this blog. Wait for the official announcement!
And here is a freebie pattern for every cat lover out there 🙂
Continue reading “Dream! A flying cat free pattern – and some words about my life”
An extremely simple design of a Christmas tree – and free for download! Can be used to make a greetings card 🙂
Pattern size: 29w X 54h stitches, 3 colors
Approx. size on Aida #14 — 5.3 X 9.8 cm / 2.1 ” x 3.9 ”
! Download Very simple Christmas tree free cross stitch pattern in PDF
Enjoy! And remember to tag me in Twitter / Instagram when you finish your stitching 🙂
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
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.
To tell you the truth, I didn’t expect to make a ladybird for today’s freebie. I was going to make another runis pattern, like last week, but stumbled upon this amazing felt craft image on Pinterest:
Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ericacatarina/7563193062/in/photostream/ via Pinterest
And here is what appeared miraculously in my Pattern Maker: a chibi kawaii-style girl in a ladybird costume. The pattern is small and extremely easy, it can be stitched by kids or beginners. It can also be used to make a postcard or on a pincushion.
Chibi ladybird girl pattern
Pattern size: 45 x 45 stitches, 6 colors
Download link inside:
One more rune and one step closer to completing the runic series. The list of runes to adapt is getting smaller and I still have time to finish every pattern this summer, as promised 🙂
Today’s rune is Uruz.
Uruz rune cross stitch pattern
Pattern size: 36 x 49 stitches
Free for a limited time – until Jan. 2020
You know what? I suddenly remembered, that I promised to complete the Runic patterns series by the end of the summer. And it seems that time is running out quicklier, than I could have expected. So, for now it is fifteen runes completed and nine runes to go. 🙂
And today my wonderful runic bag presented me with the Mannaz.
Rune Mannaz (Man, Humanity) free cross stitch pattern
Pattern size: 36w X 49h stitches (and when stitched it will look something like this)
Click “More” to see the download link:
I guess the title says it all 🙂 Today’s freebie is an adaptation of a vintage poster promoting healthy food, namely apples and grapes. The image and lettering in it are a great example of negative space.
The pattern is dextremely easy: three colors only. Use off-white or cream canvas for more authentic vintage look.
Eat Fruit Be Healthy: vintage poster cross stitch pattern
Pattern size: 78 X 122 stitches