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The new embroidery

The new embroidery

3-D embroidery work by Claire Moynihan Embroidery has developed into an innovative craft that pops up everywhere. Below I give some examples of the new embroidery. Floor Nijdeken invites people to step out of their cocoon and jointly embroider a carpet. This project is called “Crossover Collective”. The motto: “collect…

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Japanese katagami

Japanese katagami

New York textile designer Zak Profera has been collecting old kimono stencils called Katagami, for years. This is what Zak tells us: “I bought one initially because I thought it was much more unusual than what we typically see in Japanese textile pattern. Then I…

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Sculptural shapes made ​​of rope by Doug Johnston

Sculptural shapes made ​​of rope by Doug Johnston

Although educated at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan as a Master of Architecture, Doug Johnston’s work includes art, design, architecture and music, utilizing and exploring a variety of mediums and methods such as installation, fiber art, sculpture, photography, and collaborative performance….

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A fantastic new bag and other things

A fantastic new bag and other things

Due to the nice weather, I biked a lot with the dogs. After a wonderful long weekend with good weather Jan and I are now busy with preparations for Art Laren. From Friday 13 through Sunday, June 15, 2014, we and our  jewelry will be on the…

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Body Jewels

Body Jewels

Winde Rienstra Body Jewels March 29 2014 till March 15 March 2015 in het Textielmusem in Tilburg In Body Jewels, the Textiel Museum presents a large selection of Dutch jewellery from its own collection, alongside a number of high-profile commissions produced in the TextielLab. Jewellery no longer serves only…

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Blooming fabric

Blooming fabric

Beatrice Oettinger is a textile artist. She combines delicate textiles with bits of nature to create these mind-blowing pieces. Above Tropical Fruits a dress and a shawl from the Paradise Garden series: dyed raw wool is sewn with fabric on transparent material … … as if with large brush…

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Beautiful handmade products on Etsy

Beautiful handmade products on Etsy

Shawls by  Shovava (I think the model is very beautiful too) I admit you have to search real well, because a lot of the products on Etsy are really not very worth while … But with a little help you do find a few gems ……

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Union of Striped Yarns

Union of Striped Yarns

In Union of Striped Yarns Dienke Dekker uses among other things, ordinary red / white striped barrier tape. Dienke Dekker is a textile artist. I wrote about her here already in 2012. This morning I came across Dienke in an article in the Dutch news paper as Young…

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A sewing machine cotton fabric and extra ordinary sewing thread

A sewing machine cotton fabric and extra ordinary sewing thread

This amazing work is by Miyuki Saki. Believe it or not the cakes are real but the china is embroidery! Miyuki Sakai is a Japanese illustrator, currently living and working in San Francisco. For more than 20 years Miyuki Sakai has been creating award-winning illustrations with a…

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A new necklace and 2 nice outings!

A new necklace and 2 nice outings!

Bonbon is a new necklace made in fine silver and copper. For more photos and information please click here. In about a few weeks Jan and I participate in the Art Route in Aalsmeer, (a village near Amsterdam) in November we present  our jewelry on…

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