A small piece of beach with hundreds and hundreds of highlighted magnified sand grains. Inspired by the way the sunlight hits and reflects off of the little things in life, like sand grains. See the little to get an idea of the big. The artist used hand painting, hand stitching and hand embroidery techniques toContinue reading “HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE BEACH? – quilt”


Before my decision to make a living in Australia 5 years ago, I had come here as a traveller a few times before. First time was in 1997…my first ever big trip overseas from Holland. Seven months of travelling with a round-the-world-ticket and Australia was one of our chosen countries. What an ocean of freedom andContinue reading “Noctiluca”

the spinning pilgrim caterpillar

handmade textile object and drawing sketch/model for a meditation cushion technique: felting, photography and drawing material object: natural coloured merino wool size object: 25 x 25 x 8 cm production date: September 2013 “What inspired me was the discovery of the ‘Picket Fence’ and the question ‘What creature created this and what is the purposeContinue reading “the spinning pilgrim caterpillar”

I think I am turning into a stone

“I have great respect for rocks, for stones… I think they’re masters in meditation… ……That makes me a novice then….” green and silver pen on paper drawing size: 35 x 27 cm production date: August 2013


The word “animal” comes from the Latin word animalis; meaning “having breath”, “having the breath of life”… from anima; ‘air, breath, life’… handmade textile object and drawing sketch/model for a meditation cushion material: vintage fabric, wool and cotton technique: hand embroidery and sewing size: 18 x 15 x 7 cm production date: August 2013 seeContinue reading “CROISSANT ANIMALIS”

I’m going to show some balls!

Saturday at my Craft Hatch market stall, 361 Little Lonsdale Street, 11 AM – 4 PM, Melbourne handmade Eyeball Meditation Cushions technique: crochet, rope making, sewing material: wool, cotton, acryl size: all sizes production date: 2012