dinsdag 22 april 2014

EASTER WEEKEND

 
The weekend started with Maison Louis Carré by Alvar Aalto.


 
 Then we went on to the city of Angers: the beautiful tapestries of the Apocalypse in the Castle,


 
 the crazy tapestries of Jean Lurçat,


 
 in the museum of Jean Lurçat other textiles, like this one of Alexander Calder


 
and Brita Been, a textile artist from Norway.


We slept in a small castle and this was the morning view.


 
 And I bought a book with this lesson in it.


 I'm filled with inspiration to go back to weaving now...




donderdag 17 april 2014

SUMMERSCARF ONE OUT OF TWO




For those in need of a summerscarf!
Give me a few weeks and it's for sale.
:-)





donderdag 3 april 2014

IMPRESSIONS


Bag fabric is finished,
but now I'm scared to use it.
That was predictable.

And I'm making a new warp,
for two (summer)scarves
I'm not making on demand,
so in a few weeks,
maybe a first one for sale. 
Anyone who is interested can drop me a line!

Oh, and here you can see a little movie about Jeffrey and me:
http://vimeo.com/88004227

:-)

dinsdag 25 maart 2014

200 BEAUTIFUL COLOURS - ELEANOR DAVIES







Just a giant pom pom by Eleanor Davies...
Check her website for other inspiring work!

Over 200 Beautiful Colours, 2011-12
Wool, newspaper and rope.

vrijdag 14 maart 2014

WHAT'S GOING ON





More weft than warp.

Weaving a fabric for a bag,
a bag for me...
The boyfriend has lots of leftover leather,
so we're constructing the bag together.
If I ever finish this piece.
Strange how I always struggle with personal projects.
That's probably why I haven't made myself a scarf,
too much choice I guess... :-)

Happy weekend,
I will be weaving here if you're looking for me!

zaterdag 8 maart 2014

INSPIRING: JET KORINE








Icelandic Designer Jet Korine works with an innate sense of colour,
line and form that reflect an inner-world of defined creative thought in design.
Together they coalesce as a totally individual style
that is simultaneously bespoke, inexplicably new and undeniably hers.

Her winter 09’ collection of coats- desgined to be worn
in a variety of ways- as a blanket, a wrap, a cape,
a hooded cloak- it is made clear that Jet Korine’s work is concerned
with very high level of lateral thinking not only in the definition of a garment,
but also in the potential of a garment and ultimately the longevity of a garment;
ideas completely at odds with many current fashion trends and design.
This Collection ‘#02 Life Coat’ boldy marks her design concept
with these different motives- as the title suggests-
it is a garment designed to last a lifetime.
The materials selected for this work equally laboured over-
on one hand ‘#02 Life Coat’ is organic and beautiful-
detail all individually dyed and hand sewn,
and yet it is infinitely tough and thoroughly capable of enduring
the wear and tear of a ‘life’.

http://jetkorine.com/

zondag 2 maart 2014

EXHIBITION FINISHED!






Time flies.
The exhibition has ended,
all pictures, scarves, wallworks and the loom are back home.
Time to make (compostable) placemats of the 15 metres newspaper cloth.
Soon for sale here on the blog!