“Small things make perfection,
but perfection is no small thing.”

- Henry Royce -
Ship ahoy, Nautical Flags Quilt

Ship ahoy, Nautical Flags Quilt

A friend of mine loves to go sailing so designing and making this Nautical Flags…

“When you do things from your soul,
you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”

- Rumi -
A small side step, needlepointing

A small side step, needlepointing

Earlier this year my sister gave me a Rhombuses and Flowers Long Stitch Cushion Kit…

In the make: something to do with colours

In the make: something to do with colours

This week I present you a little sneak preview of the project I’m working on…

A retro sewing machine to add to my collection

A retro sewing machine to add to my collection

Recently my sister and I were cleaning up our Grandma’s attic. I was very surprised…

Simple quilted cushion covers

Simple quilted cushion covers

These cushion covers are easy to make. Just choose a nice fabric, take some thick…

WOOF WOOF, look who’s barking

WOOF WOOF, look who’s barking

Some people don’t want their dog to sit on the sofa. But this doggie is…

“You can’t use up creativity.
The more you use, the more you have.”

- Maya Angelou -
Forty Shades of Chevron

Forty Shades of Chevron

If you wonder where the name for this quilt came from; my sister turned forty…

Stacey’s Craft Designs now on Instagram

Stacey’s Craft Designs now on Instagram

It’s a new year so I decided it’s time for another way to share my…

Dots, lamp shade cover or table runner

Dots, lamp shade cover or table runner

Another little christmas flavoured project. This cheerful Dots design can be used as a lampshade…

Star, lamp shade cover or table runner

Star, lamp shade cover or table runner

This lampshade cover can be applied in two ways. If you like to see the…

How to grow felt mushrooms at home

How to grow felt mushrooms at home

What’s more exciting in the autumn than searching for mushrooms in the forrest. My favourite…

Pimped cushion cover with a burst of hexagons

Pimped cushion cover with a burst of hexagons

The great thing of pimping a standard cushion covers is that you don’t have to…

“Quilters don’t make mistakes…
We do variations.”

- Bonnie K. Hunter -
Three cheerful Rainbow Quilts

Three cheerful Rainbow Quilts

For me, a rainbow stands for light, happiness and joy. So designing quilts with rainbow…

Patchwork photo book cover with decorative machine stitches

Patchwork photo book cover with decorative machine stitches

I made this small photo book cover as a little thank you present, for the…

Pyramid shaped doorstops

Pyramid shaped doorstops

Look at these great pyramid shaped presents I made. You can actually make doorstops in…

From wood to a cozy Parquet Quilt

From wood to a cozy Parquet Quilt

I designed this quilt as a housewarming gift for a friend of mine. The quilt…

Beach Chair restoration

Beach Chair restoration

A friend wanted to discard these chairs, thankfully I was just in time to ‘save’…

“Creativity is contagious,
pass it on”

- Albert Einstein -
Picture Frame Placemat Dutch style

Picture Frame Placemat Dutch style

This Picture Frame Placemat was a lovely birthday present. You could even make the placemat…

Summery Cushion

Summery Cushion

It’s summer and the sun is out to play and with sun and summer I…

Lovely Lois Quilt

Lovely Lois Quilt

I have designed and quilted this ‘hexagon made with triangles’ quilt for a very special…

Random Strips & Stripes Cushions

Random Strips & Stripes Cushions

What started out with one cushion has become a whole series. It all started with…

Equal Strips & Stripes Cushions

Equal Strips & Stripes Cushions

What started out with one cushion has become a whole series. It all started with…

Slanting Strips & Stripes Cushions

Slanting Strips & Stripes Cushions

What started out with one cushion has become a whole series. It all started with…

“I am not a hoarder,
I just need a bigger craft room.”

- ? -
Have a great Kings Day!

Have a great Kings Day!

Because today it’s Kings Day in The Netherlands (where I live), I’m sharing this orange…

Simple round coasters

Simple round coasters

You can make great little projects of left over fabric. I had some rubberised fabric…

Happy Easter everyone

Happy Easter everyone

These simple felt Easter decorations are great to give as a little present or to…

Look at what I got, a vintage Singer sewing machine

Look at what I got, a vintage Singer sewing machine

A couple of weeks ago I visited a friend who moved into her families farmhouse…

Islands in a Stream Quilt

Islands in a Stream Quilt

I designed this quilt to match a yellow sideboard and a blue sofa. The result…

Drunkards path cushion with free motion pebbles

Drunkards path cushion with free motion pebbles

Cushions are great projects to practice free motion quilting. I had a go with pebbling…

Sneak peek of my next pdf pattern: Islands in a stream

Sneak peek of my next pdf pattern: Islands in a stream

Sneak peek: PDF pattern to make this lovely quilt, with ‘islands’ in ocher yellow that…

“Learn the rules like a pro,
so you can break them like an artist.”

- Pablo Picasso -
Felt cupcake pincushion

Felt cupcake pincushion

It’s been a while since I last showed you a project of mine. Busy times!…

Felt heart decorated with buttons

Felt heart decorated with buttons

This heart is made in the same way as the ‘Felt hearts decorated with sequins’….

Big and beautiful hexagons

Big and beautiful hexagons

Don’t you just love hexagon quilts? Well, I do! For this quilt I decided to…

Patchwork name garland with felt appliqué

Patchwork name garland with felt appliqué

These patchwork name garlands are easy to make and doesn’t take to much of your…

Cool half square triangle cushion in green and blue

Cool half square triangle cushion in green and blue

I’m really pleased how this half square triangle cushion in green en blue fabrics turned…

A quilt with lots of bows for a cute little girl

A quilt with lots of bows for a cute little girl

This quilt turned out to be such a lovely present for a little baby girl….

“Sewing –
It’s not just a craft,
it’s therapy.”

- ? -
Drunkards path cushion in lovely turquoise tones

Drunkards path cushion in lovely turquoise tones

The style of the Drunkards path design is always lovely. Although you have to be…

Felt name garlands

Felt name garlands

These felt name garlands make great baby shower gifts. I love that you can play…

Starry Night, a paper piecing quilt

Starry Night, a paper piecing quilt

I made this quilt as a present for my mother. It fits really nicely as…

Felt hearts decorated with sequins

Felt hearts decorated with sequins

For these felt hearts I cut out two bigger and two smaller hearts. I’ve decorated…

Pimp your basic cushion covers with lovely Dresden wheels

Pimp your basic cushion covers with lovely Dresden wheels

A great way to spice up your basic cushion covers is to make a Dresden…