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Exposition Textiel Leeft!

Exposition Textiel Leeft!

75 artists from the book TEXTIEL LEEFT!  show their work at about 20 locations in and around Artists Village Zweeloo (Drenthe), The Netherlands. WHEN?  From august 3 t/m 18, 2013 . Hours: 11.00-17.00 uur WHERE?  In five monumental historic villages in Drenthe: Aalden, Benneveld, Meppen,…

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Weaving with horsehair

Weaving with horsehair

“To bind, to cover or to divide” Textile artist Marianne Kemp specializes in weaving with horsehair. I think it is great looking work, especialy the colors. Please take a look at Marianne’s website for more of her work. Yellow tube Wall Object hand woven yellow…

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Nature stuff

Nature stuff

Now that temperatures are a bit normal, trees are green and flowers start to bloom, insects and flying creatures are coming out of their hiding places … This insect habitat is made by  URBAN LADYBIRD.  COCOON is handmade in London using organic cotton, waxed with…

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Stitch!

Stitch!

From February 9 – 28 April 2013 the exhibition Stitch takes place in the Karmel Klooster in Drachten, The Netherlands. Openings hours are Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 13:00-17:00. Eight textile artists from home and abroad display their work. Rosie James  Louise Baldwin Joyce van…

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Cotton hand crocheted collar

Cotton hand crocheted collar

Cotton hand crocheted collar, to wear on your t-shirt or on your dress. Handmade in France by Nathalie Costes. Just handmade, just cotton … For sale in her shop More info about Nathalie Costes here. Via  

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Fisherman’s poufs by Claire-Anne o’Brien

Fisherman’s poufs by Claire-Anne o’Brien

Really …  what great POUFS! Olann is a new collection of hand knitted wool furniture by Irish textile designer Claire-Anne o’Brien. Taking influences from traditional Ireland, where fishing and knitting were at the heart of village life, the project’s patterns are based on familiar elements such…

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Red!

Red!

At this time of the year, an association with the color red is easily made … Saint Nicholas, Christmas, New years eve, in short … PARTY! An amazingly gorgeous party dress in a beautiful shade of red. Design by 13Threads. For sale here! Beautiful red…

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Incredible embroidery

Incredible embroidery

Incredible embroidery … and the unbelievable story behind it … The  linen jacket below was made by Agnes Richter, a seamstress and patient in an Austrian insane asylum during the late 1800′s. During her time there  she constructed the jacket from cloth typically used in…

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Basket project

Basket project

A lovely project and images … Her name is Dienke Dekker and she is a 4th year student at the Design Academy Eindhoven in The Netherlands. The basket weaving craft has been the inspiration for this project about imitation and reinterpretation of crafts. From imitation…

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We’re off to Meesterlijk!

We’re off to Meesterlijk!

Well … we’re off to show our jewelry at Meesterlijk … come and join us from Thursday September 27 through Sunday September 30 in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam … Meesterlijk a design, fashion and craft show with a wide range of handmade goods … A…

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