Cross Stitch Blog by Studio Koekoek

At this blog we share our love for cross stitch with you. You can read tips, tricks and tutorials on how to get started or improve your skils. We also highlight great cross stitch supplies and fun designs. Furthermore, you can find the occasional free cross stitch patterns and links to other great DIY ideas.

We always love to hear from you whether you are a starter at cross stitch, an intermediate stitcher or expert. Let us know what you like or miss on this cross stitch blog. We also welcome creative bloggers to contact us for collaborations.

10 Free Cross Stitch Filling Patterns for Map outline cross stitch designs

2018-10-09T08:47:59+00:00

With our Stitch a Map cross stitch patterns you can create a map for any country of the world. The minimalistic cross stitch designs only include the boarder of the country map. This makes them quick to stitch and [...]

10 Free Cross Stitch Filling Patterns for Map outline cross stitch designs2018-10-09T08:47:59+00:00

DMC Etoile Threads: The latest innovation in embroidery floss | DMC Étoile Mouline

2018-10-09T10:53:27+00:00

The new DMC Étoile Mouline Embroidery floss has a wonderful twinkling sparkle. DMC Etoile threads sparkle more subtle then metallic floss, and it's more fluffy then a regular cotton mouline embroidery floss. This is truly an innnovative embroidery [...]

DMC Etoile Threads: The latest innovation in embroidery floss | DMC Étoile Mouline2018-10-09T10:53:27+00:00

Difference between Aida, Linen, Evenweave, or Canvas cross stitch fabrics and count

2018-10-17T12:31:46+00:00

What is the main difference between Aida, Evenweave and Linen? Choosing the right fabric for your cross stitch and needlework project can be challenging. In this blog we explain the main difference between Aida, Evenweave and Linen: the most [...]

Difference between Aida, Linen, Evenweave, or Canvas cross stitch fabrics and count2018-10-17T12:31:46+00:00

10 Alternative Ideas for using Embroidery Hoops

2018-09-17T10:10:50+00:00

10 Alternative ideas for using embroidery hoops. In our shop you'll find a large collection of wooden embroidery hoops. We use them mostly for stitching and framing our cross stitch projects, but there are a ton of other ways [...]

10 Alternative Ideas for using Embroidery Hoops2018-09-17T10:10:50+00:00

Free Alphabet cross stitch pattern

2017-12-13T15:56:33+00:00

Looking for an original gift idea? Sign up for our newsletter and you'll get a 26 letter Alphabet counted cross stitch pattern for free! All 26 letters of the English Alphabet are included. Each letter is made to fit in [...]

Free Alphabet cross stitch pattern2017-12-13T15:56:33+00:00

Intarsia Crochet Tutorial How to crochet with multiple colors

2018-10-09T10:34:40+00:00

Did you know that you can also crochet with pixel patterns? In our Once Upon a Pixel book we'll show you an example of a horse cushion. In this intarsia crochet tutorial you can learn how to use this [...]

Intarsia Crochet Tutorial How to crochet with multiple colors2018-10-09T10:34:40+00:00

TUTORIAL: How to frame your embroidery work in an embroidery hoop

2018-10-18T00:41:49+00:00

How to frame your embroidery work in an embroidery hoop Framing your cross stitch project in an embroidery hoop is a quick and modern way to frame your cross stitch piece. An it is a very affordable way as [...]

TUTORIAL: How to frame your embroidery work in an embroidery hoop2018-10-18T00:41:49+00:00

Cross stitching on leather

2017-03-16T22:40:05+00:00

Who says you can only cross stitch on Aida fabric? Make something unique with our skai leather and suede fabrics. As you can see on the picture we have used the red fabric to create a unique serving tray for [...]

Cross stitching on leather2017-03-16T22:40:05+00:00