Archives: Textiles

Dress hanging in front of a cornflower drawing

textile // Cornflower dress

I needed a unique dress for a special ocassion. When I was about to create the dress I noticed that the fabric I planned to use, appeared to be sheer.

Triaxial weaving with sewing pins

textile // Triaxial weaving

I was wondering what happens when you add a third layer to a weaving pattern. It turned out I am not only who had that thought. It is called triaxial weaving.

fabric weaved pillow case

textile // Weaving with fabric strips

When I think about kindergarten, I remember having fun with weaving colourful paper strips. I used this easy-to-do technique to create a unique pillow cover.

Handmade and handpainted dress

textile // Early 19th century dress

I present a handmade ‘meeting mr Darcy dress’: with prints of stripes, plaids, roses, and dots in bright colours. My statement against nowadays mass production.

handmade and handpainted bag

textile // Hortensia coloured plaid handbag

My last handbag had a lovely plaid design in blue and pink. When it was broken, I could not found a similar one. So, I decided to make a new one myself.

knitting with fabric strips

textile // Knitting with strips of fabric

I love exploring different textile techniques. Lately I have discovered the possibility to knit with strips of fabric.