Cleaning up my studio, I came across this cute little cross stitch project in my studio last week. So I asked on my Instagram if anyone was interested in the pattern. And you were :) So here it is. It’s as simple as that! You can stitch it and frame it in a hoop as I […]

September this year I launched the Once Upon a Pixel book togehter with Studio Koekoek. A book filled with maxigal pixel patterns to cross stitch and quilt. Mean while we ordered the second print and translated the book to English So exciting! Because this all is more than enough reason for a little party we […]

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 […]

Hi there! Picking the right colors of yarn for your crochet project can be challenging. Choosing the perfect color combination can really give your work that bit of extra pop. But which colors match and which aren’t so great together? How do you pick colors when you’re about to paint your house? With color swatches! […]

Last Sunday I attended a local home made market in The Hague. I had some cross stitch art on display in hoop and got asked many times how I framed them. So let me share my technique for framing a cross stitch with you. I love how simple this is and the perfectly finished look […]

Hello there! So nice to have you here on Sugaridoo. Want to learn to stitch on plastic canvas? Read on! We’ll be doing a tutorial on how to make these cool robot key chains. All aspects of cross stitching on plastic canvas will be covered. There are so many options for using this technique. Please share […]

Welcome the last part of our mini series on learning to cross stitch! Today we will finish our ladybug with the back stitches. Yesterday we talked about following a pattern. Missed yesterdays post? You can find it in the links below. In this series the following topics will be discussed: Part 1: Materials Part 2: Cross […]