A new collaboration!
MariekePosted on March 21, 2023
In October last year I met Paulien Hopmans from Studio Hop at the Textiel Plus Festival. She showed some fantastic leather bags and organises workshop
Christmas all year round
MariekePosted on December 24, 2022
For years I had been a member of pop choir Voicemail in Voorschoten. I especially liked to sing all the Christmas carols. My absolute favorite was “In
Let it snow!
MariekePosted on November 4, 2022
The regular workshops I give at the “Weefcollectief Fryslân” mean that I can frequently stay in hotel Lunia. When I’m not teaching, I settle into the
A publication in Little Looms!
MariekePosted on September 25, 2022
For the magazine WEVEN of Weefnetwerk I interviewed Barbara Goudsmit, who was well known for her publications in Easy Weaving with Little Looms. Becau
Braids 2022 in one band
MariekePosted on August 21, 2022
A day after the Braids conference 2022 in Svendborg, Denmark, I am typing this blog fairly exhausted, but full of new knowledge and inspiration. What
A new tutorial: the crossed warp technique
MariekePosted on August 6, 2022
In the summer of 2017, I was able to purchase all editions of the Dutch Crafts Magazine “Hand-werken Zonder Grenzen”. In one of the editions, the cros
MariekePosted on May 30, 2022
Sometimes beautiful things come your way. Such as a totally unexpected email from Marieke Gelissen, a visual artist from Amsterdam. For a project she
A week at the Maastricht Institute of Arts
MariekePosted on April 30, 2022
Mid-January Willemien Ippel of Crafts Council Nederland texted “Do you have time to teach at the Maastricht Art Institute for 3 days in April?” Art In