Grounded

Mostly for medical reasons (but also because the kids now are on summer holidays) I have been grounded in the house, and couldn’t fly to any heights in my studio. So mostly, I have been writing (in preparation for the next school term in which I am going to teach German to bilingual 7 and […]

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Scoll Making, Printing, Crochet

A month ago I sent the first copy of 346 to London to the Society of Bookbinders’ Competition. Since then I have not been idle. I am making this an edition of 10. The first two copies come with the model and are printed on handmade Dosabiki Masa Shi paper. Copies 2-10 are printed on […]

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Crochet Book

I briefly mentioned crochet and in that context a book. Well, I finished that book by now, and I thought I’d share some pics and thoughts on it with you. First some photos of the finished book: I am neither completely happy nor unhappy with this book, or rather with this experiment. I tried a […]

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Back at Work – Yay! – For a day

Some of you might remember that this year in April, while I was preparing to move my studio, I came across crochet hooks and spontaneously tried a little crochet. And somehow I didn’t stop then. I bought a book about crochet and made a lot of face cloths, amigurumi elephants and other small things. In […]

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New Thread Available: Everlasto Craft Twine

It was already a year ago when I bought two pieces of everlasto jute twine. Since then two pieces have been lying in the sun (well, as much sun as there is to be had here in England). The colour does fade. But I think the amount of that is tolerable for a book. And […]

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