How to create a cross stitch pattern!

If you are wondering how a cross stitch pattern is made, you can find out here in this post how the patterns at easy peasy stitches are developed. First of all, you need a cross stitch software. There are several on the market. The ones with better ratings are PCStitch and WinStitch. I decided to […]

Cross stitch pattern with backstitch

I used to avoid projects with backstitch. It was really not my thing and I did not have much experience doing it. However, when you use backstitch it simply changes the way your cross stitch project looks like. It becomes more like a drawing or painting. Abstract cross stitch with backstitch enhances the abstract forms […]

Eiffel Tower I

If you are into famous monuments and colorful designs then you will like this abstract cross stitch pattern. The colorful Eiffel Tower I cross stitch pattern is now available on my shop as a PDF pattern. This is suitable for beginners as for advanced cross stitchers. A little bit of history: Robert Delaunay, an artist […]

Endless Rhythm

This abstract cross stitch pattern is inspired on the “endless rhythm” painting from Robert Delaunay. He with his wife Sonia Delaunay co-founded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes. The style was distinguished by faceted compositions, vibrant color and contemporary subject. “Endless Rhythm was named by Sonia Delaunay […]

Sperm whale cross stitch

Sperm whales are the main highlight of the Azores, where I come from. Recently I bought a house there and I was thinking about some wall decoration for it. I wanted to make something that relate to the beautiful islands and a cross stitched sperm whale came up. This sperm whale cross stitch pattern was […]

Minimalist cross stitch design

Have you ever heard that “less is more”? I could not agree more with it. Creating something clear and simple can be easy and beautiful as well. Minimalism began as a movement that ultimately influenced all types of art and design. And now also in cross stitch 🙂 I simply love the idea and decided […]

Abstract art as cross stitch

Aren´t you bored of the typical cross stitch designs? Have you ever thought how abstract art might look as cross stitch? I do not see much of a difference between modern and traditional cross stitch designs. I always see the same things: flowers, plants, animals, letters, sayings, etc. Modern cross stitch is very colorful but […]