Archive for the 'Christmas' Category


• Christmas cross stitch pattern – Stitch by stitch

Stitch-by-stitch-kertsboom-patroon

Zo, nu Sinterklaas weer vertrokken is, kan ik eindelijk ongegeneerd aan kerst doen :-) Deze maand stuur ik een leuke kerstkaart mee bij elke bestelling in de webshop. Het ontwerp heb ik nu ook omgezet in twee kruissteek patronen, een grote en een kleine. Ik ben zelf mijn eerste nog aan het borduren, zodra deze […]

1 Comment December 7th, 2013


• DIY Happy holidays cross stitch deer

Christmas-deer

Image from Stina Ballerina blog Inspired by this post on last Sundays inspiring blog, I wanted to try if I could make a cross stitch version of this cute little bambi with party hat. Also to give myself a break from the stress of finishing my first book. The last week of November all projects […]

3 Comments October 10th, 2012


• DIY paper balls

paper-balls

These paper balls are inspired on this design by Heather Bailey. I made it a bit easier by creating a printable PDF template, you can print directly on the stock paper. I made two sizes: large for a ball with a diameter of approximately 17 cm and a small one for a ball with a […]

6 Comments December 10th, 2011


• Merry Christmas

merry-christmas 3 Comments December 24th, 2010


• Hanging Christmas wreath with lights

christmas-wreath

I’m so happy with my Christmas wreath hanging in our kitchen. I bought a faux wreath, lights and 3 bags of HEMA pompoms. I crocheted five pointy stars and luckily M helped to connect it all to the light point. It’s so great, you can now switch the lights on and off with the light […]

5 Comments December 10th, 2010


• Merry Christmas

kerstkaart 5 Comments December 24th, 2009


• Christmas card

Christmas-card

Today I made our christmas cards, I want to keep them a surprise for the receivers, but didn’t want to withhold this idea for you. So you only get a sneak peak at the end result. I hand stitched the decoration to the linnen and then scanned the fabric with a white paper behind it. […]

1 Comment December 5th, 2009


• Fabric wreaths in the making

fabric-wreaths-in-the-making

Today was my first christmas themed workshop. All the girls wanted to make a fabric wreath. It’s so nice to have a fabric wreath that you can decorate to your own taste, and you can use every year again. Just a nice handmade piece made with love. What I still have to learn, is how […]

No Comments November 29th, 2009


• Christmas decorations

christmas-decoration-workshop-email

I have been making these christmas decorations as examples for my coming workshops. The fabric wreath is inspired on the beautiful wreaths of Holland Fabric House, the star is a design from Jenny from Allsorts, all others are my own design. If you would like to come to my Atelier in Amsterdam to make christmas […]

2 Comments November 24th, 2009


• A busy week…

birthday-party

Pfoe… last week was a pretty busy week for me. It started on friday 19th with my birthday, I invited my parents and parents in law for a birthday dinner. We had a great time, we even played with the wii I got for my birthday. The day after, on saturday, I had invited 7 […]

7 Comments December 28th, 2008

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