Entries by Irene


Once upon a pixel – A new book in the making

Beginning of this year I published my first book. A super tick quilt book full of all paper piecing patterns that I ever designed. Now, half a year later I’m working on my second book. Together with Gerda from Studio Koekoek I’m writing a book about pixels. Pixel patterns can be used in cross stitching […]

Vlog #3 | Special guests in the studio & new quilt design

Week vlog number 3, whoop whoop! (Three vlogs already, that makes me officially a real vlogger right? haha..) This week I had special guests over in the Sugaridoo studio, there was a #letscrafttogether morning, I finished the froggy pillow and started a new quilt design. Thanks for watching! Love, Irene

How to add details to your amigurumi

During a craft fair earlier this year I got a question about adding details to your amigurumi. What is the best way to do that? How do you secure your thread nicely? There are multiple way to add details. In the video below I will show you how I embroider faces to these cute little […]

VLOG #1 || First time vlogger, exciting!

Yayy! The very first week vlog is online! I’ll give you a tour in the studio, show you the fabrics I bought on vacation and take you along during my workweek at Sugaridoo. This week there also was a very fun Let’s Craft Together morning and a workshop paper piecing in the studio. I would […]


De Stoffenkamer – Fabric shop Gent

Have you ever been to Gent? A wonderful city in Belgium. I would definitely recommend it if you’re looking for a weekend of shopping, Belgium chocolate, waffles and so many tasty Belgian beers. (I need to go back to Gent when I don’t have a baby in my belly anymore..) On the internet I found […]

Make it happen! I quit my job, choosing happy

A year ago I quit my job. A really nice job with fun colleagues. A job as an engineer for which I studied quite long. A field of work that I still really like. But yet, I quit my job to start doing something else. For my parents, and many colleagues and friends this wasn’t […]

A year has past, time for new things!

Summer is here! Time for a nice vacation, crocheting outside, drawing up new quilt designs and unlimited ice creams. Last week we stayed at a lovely castle in the Loire region in France. A wonderful setting to really relax.  An also to look back on the past year and think about what I want to […]