Studio Koekoek blog

At this blog we share our love for cross stitch and punch needle 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.

Cross Stitch Tutorials | Punch Needle Tutorials | Inspiration & Gift Ideas

How to use the Clover Punch Needle Instructions | Tips and tricks for working with the Clover Embroidery Stitching Tool and Refill Needles

2019-03-18T12:20:45+01:00

How to use the Clover Punch Needle Instructions You may have read our punch needle tutorial for beginners and learned a lot about how to punch needle and how you can avoid the most common issues. In this [...]

How to use the Clover Punch Needle Instructions | Tips and tricks for working with the Clover Embroidery Stitching Tool and Refill Needles2019-03-18T12:20:45+01:00

Top tips for cross stitching on black Aida fabric or dark cross stitch cloth | How to embroider on dark fabrics

2019-03-07T16:11:12+01:00

Top tips for cross stitching on black Aida fabric or dark cross stitch cloth Cross stitching on black fabric or dark embroidery cloth give stunning results! Your embroidery floss colors will pop in your hoop. And when using more [...]

Top tips for cross stitching on black Aida fabric or dark cross stitch cloth | How to embroider on dark fabrics2019-03-07T16:11:12+01:00

Help! My punch needle loops do not stay in my fabric | Troubleshouting Tips to avoid punch loops are pulling out

2019-03-13T12:53:00+01:00

Help! My punch needle loops do not stay in my fabric! Most beginners at punch needle embroidery experience their punch needle loops pulling out from their fabric. In this blog you can learn how you can avoid punch [...]

Help! My punch needle loops do not stay in my fabric | Troubleshouting Tips to avoid punch loops are pulling out2019-03-13T12:53:00+01:00

Spring Decoration Inspiration | Blow up a cross stitch project with Aida 6 count fabric | Tulip Cross Stitch Cushion

2019-03-13T12:42:36+01:00

Spring Decoration Inspiration: Blow up your cross stitch project and create a cushion. Add instant cheerfulness to your home with a blown up cross stitch project. You can use any pattern as the basis for your project. In this [...]

Spring Decoration Inspiration | Blow up a cross stitch project with Aida 6 count fabric | Tulip Cross Stitch Cushion2019-03-13T12:42:36+01:00

How to make a wooden canvas for punch needle embroidery | Stapling fabric to a wooden canvas frame | Instructions

2019-03-05T16:59:37+01:00

How to make a Wooden Punch Needle Canvas instructions Your punch needle experience will be a lot better when your fabric is nicely stretched. In our Punch needle tutorial for beginners we explained how you can prepare a [...]

How to make a wooden canvas for punch needle embroidery | Stapling fabric to a wooden canvas frame | Instructions2019-03-05T16:59:37+01:00

How to use the Wooden Adjustable Punch Needle Instructions

2019-03-05T17:00:10+01:00

How to use the Wooden Adjustable Punch Needle Instructions You may have read our punch needle tutorial for beginners and learned a lot about how to punch needle and how you can avoid the most common issues. In [...]

How to use the Wooden Adjustable Punch Needle Instructions2019-03-05T17:00:10+01:00

Embroidery Floss Display Inspiration. 7 Beautiful ideas for storing your floss.

2019-01-10T15:52:39+01:00

Embroidery Floss Display Inspiration We love Embroidery Floss. With hundreds of different colors DMC mouline, there are so many  beautiful combinations you can make! So it's a pitty to hide them in a cupboard, right? We prefer to [...]

Embroidery Floss Display Inspiration. 7 Beautiful ideas for storing your floss.2019-01-10T15:52:39+01:00