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Walking with the dogs along the IJsselmeer, The Netherlands

Walking with the dogs along the IJsselmeer, The Netherlands

Walking with the dogs along the IJsselmeer, this is in the Northern part of The Netherlands … … it was a very chilly day, however the skies were beautiful …

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Lucky Fons the Border Collie from a dog shelter in Antwerp

Lucky Fons the Border Collie from a dog shelter in Antwerp

Have I showed you this photo before? Probably so. The photo is taken shortly after we got Fons from a dog shelter. Fons was very easy going, he even liked to be a model and he sat perfectly still until the photo was taken. We picked…

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The beauty of imperfection

The beauty of imperfection

Restore, revive, valued; the beauty of imperfection. Examples of beautiful repairs. Leading Japanese labels and designers such as Kapital, Visvim, Comme des Garçons, Sasquatchfabrix, Koromo Kyoto and Blue Blue Japan working with artless sewing techniques, creating timeless, hand crafted pieces. The Japanese expression Mottainai stands…

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Jewelry classes

Jewelry classes

Jewelry classes There is an opening for one student in the jewelry class on Tuesday in Makkinga, The Netherlands. The class is taught by my partner Jan Kerkstra. The class is suitable for both beginners and advanced students. Interested? More information, prices etc. at: Jewelry classes …

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Our atelier is situated in the middle of nowhere

Our atelier is situated in the middle of nowhere

For those who didn’t really believe me  … as you can see our atelier is really situated in the middle of nowhere … This picture was taken last week. Our atelier is located to the right of the farm tucked away behind trees. Our atelier looks absolutely…

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Slow fashion by G. Roslie

Slow fashion by G. Roslie

It doesn’t happen often … but so now and then there is that little gem on Etsy … the slow fashion by G. Roslie … beautiful bags and garments … The bags are all made of great solid fabric, lined inside, they have nice details and…

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Fairytale landscape

Fairytale landscape

This is the view from our atelier today …  

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An afternoon in Groningen

An afternoon in Groningen

An afternoon in Groningen. The weather was lovely last Sunday, cold and blue skies. In the morning we had our long walk with the dogs and in the afternoon we decided to spend the afternoon in Groningen. We walked trough the city to the Groninger…

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Back from Edinburgh and a new design ring for the New Year

Back from Edinburgh and a new design ring for the New Year

Happy New Year! We are back from Scotland, our atelier is open and we are busy working again. For us the New Year started in Edinburgh. We had amazing days in this city. We were welcomed by Lois and her family, yes thats right, Lois aka 13threads, the…

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We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! The year 2016 comes to an end … for us it was a wonderful year. A fine year in which we made lots of beautiful designs and even more sales. A busy year with new…

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