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 1, 3 & 28 February, 2, 15 March 2018.


Blackwork Journey 

*Brodeuse Bressane - Mini Mandala a month SAL (Only available each month).
*Connie Gee's Desings - 2018-2019 SAL
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 
*Alice and Co
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 

*Art du Fil - Facebook
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
*Connie Gee's Designs - 2017 SAL and 2015-2016 SAL
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.  

*Creations Danybrod
Creative Workshops from Hetti
*Crocettando - 2014 SAL
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

* - Need to register to get the freebies.
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)

*DMC - Philippines
*DMC - Italy, Facebook
Dragonbear - scroll down to Patterns for Cross-Stitch & Other Needlework.
Dragon Dreams  - Scroll down the page
Eterna Silk - Archive
Faby Reilly - Biscornu's
FearnAbbey Needleworks 

Fee Moirever - ABC's, Oriental and Christmas designs.
Filiz Turkocagi Cross Stitch Designer - On Pinterest
Free Cross Stitch Pattern
Free Patterns - Need to join.
Gancedo - Mainly Monochrome designs.
Garnteuferl - Design
Gigi on Line - Freebies

Gloria & Pat
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.
*La Soffitta del Tempo Perduto
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

*Patterns By Alyona (Facebook)
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.
*Potrichina - scroll down for the freebies.
Prima France
Quilts Hawaii - Archive
Rainbow Gallery
Reve de fil
Roland 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.
Ships Manor
Shona's Place

Silkweaver Fabrics - Chilly Penguin
Solaria Gallery  - Click on free designs.  Archive.
Steekjes & Kruisjes van Marijke
Stickeules Freebies

Still Stitching - Susan Greening Davis
StitchCraft - Freebies include:- Cross Stitch, Tapestry, Rug Hooking, Beading
Stitch Creations and also blackwork here.
StitchPoint - Cross Stitch Writing Tool - Very handy when designing your own designs.

Stitchers @ ABQ - Archive
Stitchers Needle
Stitching the Night Away
Stitch Witch Circle
Stitchy Kitty - Archive
Sue Hillis Designs
Sullivans and Sullivans USA
Swappons - scroll down to bottom and use
Talons Aiguilles
Tams Creations - Scroll down for Cross Stitch.
Tantes Zolder's Charts - Site under construction.
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
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
Tokens and 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 - Archive.
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
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 the bottom to find other charts on different subjects.


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
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 - Hardanger - Archive

Roland 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