Freebies and Tutorials

 Freebies and Tutorials

I am still updating my Freebie and Tutorial lists as some websites are no long available.

You will find lots of Freebies and Tutorials on my Pinterest account.

Newest links - Last updated 27, 28 May 2017.


Blackwork Journey
Elizabethen Blackwork - The Blackwork Embroidery Archives

Lee Albrecht
Needlework Tips and Techniques - and other techniquesJust scroll down.

Pelin Tezer - See also Cyberstitchers for more charts and The Caron Collection.
Rainburst Embroidery
Seba Blackwork Designs - see also Cyberstitchers for more charts.
Spanish Blackwork - Cat Chart.
Spanish Blackwork - Fillers. 

Tams Creations (Archive)- Also some cross stitch.  Christmas Decs.  Keyring's ABC.  Halloween.

Tor Rhuann Designs - See also Facebook Timeline Photos for more charts.
Wyrdbyrd's Nest
Wyrdbyrd's Nest - Blackwork Smalls
Wyrdbyrd's Nest - Blackwork Fill

Cross Stitch

1-2-3 Stitch!

ABC Broderie - click on Les grilles on the left hand sidebar.  Under Les grilles gratuities click on each subject for freebies.
ABC Cross Stitch Patterns
Ajisai Press 
Albums D'antan 
Aliolka design
Alita Designs

Amanda Gregory Designs - Also have a look at her blog - just scroll down the left sidebar.
Angels Crochet
Anne les petites croix.  See also here.
Antique Pattern Library - Hardanger, Crochet etc.
Aon Celtic and beaded bracelet
Appleseed prim 

Artecy Cross Stitch
Arts and Crafts Ideas - Designs for Key Rings - Halloween ornaments - Christmas Decorations
Associazone Italiana del Punto Croce Freebies
Atelier Daisy
AuryTM -
Auec des fils et des couleurs (ex Voyage Sur Toile) - Cross Stitch and Hardanger.
Aux fils de Claire
Balades et Broderies 
Banga Brode.chez
Barbara Ana Designs - Also see CyberStitchers for more charts.

Beardie Designs
Bee's Needleworks

Bent Creek and here.
Better Cross Stitch Patterns

Better Homes and Gardens - Need to Register.

Bevs Country Cottage -
Bien le Bonjour aux Brodeuses -suite - On the right you will find "Categories" under it there are              Archive free designs for each year.
Bird Cross Stitch
Blackbird Designs - 
Blackyrose Broderie
Black-Lupin - Great Star Trek designs
Black Swan Designs (archive) - Butterfly - Rose Angel Globe

Blueladies Designs
Blue Ribbon Designs - See also chart for "Little Blue Bungalow" pdf

Brigitte Dadaux

Broderies Passion Martine 290
Brookes Books Publishing - Advent Animals

By the Bay Needleart - Bayview one of my favourite freebies.
Caron Collection
Carousel Charts - On the left you will find other Free PDFs.
Casa Mia - monochrome (Will reopen at the end of January)
Casey Buonaugurio (archive)

Chez Mamigoz
Chez Mounette
Chinese Learner - scroll down and click on picture.
Chouett'alors! - Archive will say "Not Found" so please click on Les grilles gratuites on left sidebar.
Christian Cross Stitch
Claire's93 Blog
Clare's Celtic Cornucopia - scroll down the the bottom for the free charts.
Coats Craft Brazil - click on each picture to get different designs.
Commonthread - DMC - Free Cross Stitch
Cosmic Handmade
  •   2008 Blog Freebies Link
  •   2009 Blog Freebies Link
Craft Co and The Craft Web- Dowloads - Two free charts at the end.  Also try the Archive.
Craft Designs 4 You - Cross Stitch, Plastic Canvas and Crochet
Craft Gossip
Craft Ideas - Lots of Cross Stitch projects
Crafts Unlimited - Click on Free Chart - top right.  Monthly Chart.  

Creative Workshops from Hetti
Cross Me Not
Cross Stitch Addict
Cross Stitch Centre

Cross Stitch Club
Cross Stitch Directory - Click on Free Cross Stitch Designs
Cross Stitch Happy
Cross-Stitch & Needlework Archive.

Cross Stitch Patterns
Cross Stitch Writing Tool
Crossed Wing Collection
Debbie Cripps  

Debbie Draper Designs Archive - Please note 'Spots of Fun' will not download.
De Fil en Aigulle - (New blog)
Defilenaiguille66240 - (Old blog)

Dragonbear - scroll down to Patterns for Cross-Stitch & Other Needlework.
Dragon Dreams  - Scroll down the page
Glory Bee - Go to the bottom right hand corner and select a number of different free charts.
Gr8dame's Place

Gracewood Stitches
Graphic Garden  - Designs in different sizes.
Giulia Punti Antichi and here.
Haftix Patterns

Hancock's House of Happy
Handmade-Adelaide-Baby -
Kissy Cross
Kooler Design Studio

Kreuzstich Keativ - Monthly Chart.
Labor of Love (archive)

La Comtesse & le Point De Croix
L'arbre a idées
Le Blog des Dames
Le blog de Mamou
Le blog de Valerie
Le Chalet Des Perelles
Lee Albrecht - Free Charts, Hardanger, Blackwork, Biscornu, Cross Stitch etc
Le point de croix de Martine
Les chroniques de frimousse
Les grilles de Maryse
Les grilles de Sablase - Click on "Grilles Diverses" or "Biscornus"
Les Marottes de Nathalie - scroll down for the freebies.  
Les nouvelles croix de Symiote
Les tites'croix de Ludivine
Lesley Teare - You will have to trawl through the blog to find the freebies.  My Pinterest.
Lianes Kreuzstich
Libero - Old chart designs.
Liberty Primitives & Needlework -  Picture Trail Album.
*Linen and Thread

Linen Flowers
*Lin Pulsion
Little House Needleworks
Needle Delights
Needle Necessities - Archive, here and here.
Needle Knowledge
Needlework Tips and Techniques - and other techniques.  Just scroll down.
Nenne Design
Netstitch - Archive
New Arcobaleno, here, here, and here.
New York Dreamer Needleworks
Non Solo Ricamo
Nurdan Kanber Cross Stitch Designer - On Pinterest
OakHaven Designs - see also CyberStitchers for more charts.
One and One - Archive (Japanese) - Cross Stitch and Hardanger.
Orbis Pictura
Original Cross-Stitch Designs by Thomas Beutel 

Papillion Creations  - Click on free charts.

Passione Ricamo

Patti Blaine Designs - Archive
Paussiere des tailes
Paw Printings
PCB Dijon and here,  more here and a Sampler here.
Peggy's Custom Designs
Pelin Tezer - see CyberStitchers for free charts.

Penelopis' Cross Stitch Freebies
Permin  - Monthly Chart
Pine Glen Designs - Archive
Pinoy Stitch
PixelPower design - Scroll down for lots of charts.
Plaidonline - Click on one of the Small project designs.
Plum Pudding Needleart
Plum Street Samplers

Pocket Full of Stitches - Archive.
Point de Croix Bourguignonhere and also here.
Polstitches - Hardanger and Cross stitch freebies.  Archive here.

Prima France
Quilts Hawaii - Archive
Rainbow Gallery
Reve de fil
Ricamo le tue idee
Roland Designs
Roland Designs - Scroll down for free Christmas Designs 

Romy's Cross Stitch Patterns (Old Blog)
Romy's Creations (New Blog) and also here.
Rosewood Manor - Click on the page 2 for the free chart.
Sylvia's Kreuzstichliebe 
Talons Aiguilles
Tams Creations - Scroll down for Cross Stitch.
Tantes Zolder's Charts
Tarart Designs - Archive
Teresa Wentzler Design Works

The Art of Stitching and here.
The Cat's Whiskers - Archive.
The Chocolate Cat - Archive.
The Craft Web

The Cricket Collection
The Drawn thread
The Enchanted Needle
The Gentle Art
The Little Stitcher  

The Monkey Works - Archive.
The Prairie Schooler - The Website will close in early 2016 due to retirement.
The Primitive Hare
The Sampler Girl - see also old blog freebies 
The Shop Around the Corner
The Silver Cute Dwarf Journal
The Silver Needle  - Scroll down for freebies.

The Snowflower Diaries
The Stitcherhood also have a look at the The Sticherhood blog which also has freebies.

The Useful Needle - Archive
The Victoria Sampler
The Workbasket

The World According to Agi Blog - Free - Cross Stitch
Tink Boord-Dill Needlework
Tiny Modernist Cross Stitch Patterns
Tokensand Trifles - click on free charts.
Told in a Garden

Tom Pudding Designs
Trail Creek Farm
Threadwork Primitives
Truswell Needlework Design
Turquoise Graphics & Designs

Un Jour a Broder - Cross Stitch and Hardanger Designs.  See also DIY Mes Freebies.
Valentine Stitchery - Winter Charms - pdf.
Vavipetitmonde.  Archives.
Vee and Co Cross Stitch Designs  - Scroll down to find "Gift Patterns For You" on right.
Voriagen fur Kreuzstich
Voyage Sur Toile - You will also find Hardanger items among them. 
Whole World Biscornu
Wild Threads Counted Cross-Stitch Designs
Wishful Thinking
With My Needle - scroll down for four freebies at the end.
With Thy Needle and Thread
Wichelt Imports - Monthly Chart
Witch Wolf Web Creations – Knitting, cross stitch, crochet colorwork and filet crochet charts
Yiotas XStitch
Your Choice Needlework
Zweigart - scroll down to charts and continue on - pages 1-3.


Better Homes and Gardens
Brenda Kocher Designs

Commonthread - Gingham Embroidery - scroll down for Tutorial and Pattern.
Mary Corbet's Needle'n Thread


Antique Pattern Library - Cross Stitch, Crochet etc.
Auec des fils et des couleurs (ex Voyage Sur Toile) - Cross Stitch and Hardanger.
Carpacar Blogspot
Cols Creations
Craft Creations  Have a look at issues 18 - Hardanger Square, 31 - Christmas Sampler, 38 - Rainbow Hardanger and 49 - White Wedding - All are cards.
Hardanger Carpacar - Scroll down on each link for tutorials.
Humming Needles

Lee Albrecht
LinenFlowers - Calvarys Rose Bookmark pdf
Loopylou Designs
Mable Figworthy
Made To Treasure - Hardanger Christmas Ornaments
National Academy of Needlearts
Needlework Tips and Techniques - and other techniques. Just scroll down.
Needlework Tips and Techniques - Learn Hardanger in easy stages.
Nordic Needle
Polstitches Designs

  • Sweet Dreams - pdf
  • Starstruck - pdf
  • Temptress - pdf
Rainbow Gallery
Roland Designs -scroll down for Hardanger
Roland Designs - Christmas - scroll down for free Hardanger designs - Scroll down the page for the Hardanger designs.

The Caron Collection

The Snowflower Diaries - Free patterns of on the left sidebar.
The Victoria Sampler - Scroll down the page to find Hardanger designs.
The Victoria Sampler Stitch Animations - Learn new stitches.

Un Jour a Broder - Cross Stitch and Hardanger Designs.  See also DIY Mes Freebies. - Scroll down the page for the Hardanger designs.
Voyage Sur Toile - Hardanger Heart with Robin & Holly for 2013.
Vera Stoll - Hardanger Designs - pdf
Vera Stoll - Hardanger Instructions Step 1 - pdf 

Vevstua Bull-Sveen & here and here.


Angel's Crochet
Nancy Hearne, Designs - Cross Stitch, Crochet and Knitting.
Smart Crochet -  Freebies (Could also be used for cross stitch.)

Craft - Crochet

All Free Crafts
Craft Gossip
Crafty Blogs - List of UK Crafty Blogs
Craft Creations - Card Designs
Craftideas.Info  - Free Crafts, Patterns & Tutorials for all seasons.

Freebies For Crafters
Herrschners - Also Knitting & Crochet + Crafts & Paper Crafts
Kreinink - Lots of different crafts & Needlework

OWLS - Felt, Fabric & Paper Owls + Cross Stitch Owls

The DIY Dish - Owl Pin Cushion pdf
Juicybits - Hoot For the Holidays pdf
Craft Passion -  Owl Key Chain Holder with Pattern & Tutorial
Deviant Art - Owl Bookmarks  - PDF Download is on the right below pictures. 

Heartfelt Handmade
Bookmark Owl and Card
A Little Owl
Cute Owl
Owl cushion for your remote controls

Owl key rings, pins or magnets.
Felt Crafts

Applique Originals - Designed by Jane - for inspiration, and also Flickr.
Free Felt Patterns and Tutorials
Felt Brooch Tutorials 
Heartfelt and Handmade 
Over 50 Free Felt Flower Patterns and Tutorials
Pinterest - Birdylane
Pinterest - felt-patterns-and-inspirations

Forums - need to join.

*Beaj's Cross Stitch Place - New 2017.

Craftbubble - closed 23 August 2013.
Craft Bubble II (and a half!) - New 2013.  - click on Community & Forum - Also free cross stitch charts.
EMS - closed 31 March 2017.


Free Pretty Things For You
Graphic Garden - Free Websets
Shabby blogs
The Graphics Fairy