CARNIVAL wallhanging

Carnival wallhanging Introducing my new Carnival wallhanging. A design – handwoven in the passement-technique – that celebrates color. Passement is the art of handweaving decorative ribbons. A lost technique that I have revived, but in an enlarged and modern format. Carnival is a bright and colourful wall art which is woven with luxury yarns as 100% merino

PAS-GOLD / kunstwerk

Te koop via @masters_and_crafters. PAS-GOLD / kunstwerk. Een perfect cadeau voor de feestdagen. Dit handgeweven kunstwerk is geweven in de ‘passement’ techniek. Passement is de kunst van het weven van decoratieve linten. Een verloren gegane techniek die ik nieuw leven ingeblazen heb, maar dan in een modern jasje.Dit kunstwerk is ingelijst in een zwarte box

PAS-LOVE Passementerie wallhanging

PAS-LOVE is a large handwoven wallhanging in silk, wool and cotton. This unique and one-of-a-kind wallhanging would look great on your wall and the ‘golden’ rings gives your interior a luxurious touch. It’s woven in passementerie. More photos can be found on my Instagram account, and in my blog article I explain more about this


On June 26 & 27 2021, I had the pleasure to follow Elizabeth Ashdowns Masterclass of Passementerie.  What is passementerie ?  Passementerie is an endangered craft. It is the art of making elaborate trimmings for clothing or furnishing. According to Wikipedia it’s : Passementerie (/pæsˈmɛntri/, French pronunciation: ​[pɑsmɑ̃tri]) or passementarie is the art of making elaborate trimmings or edgings (in French, passements) of applied braid, gold or silver cord, embroidery, colored silk, or beads for clothing or furnishings.

Wallhanging Autumn Leaves

A new handwoven wallhanging “Autumn Leaves” for my Botanical Collection. Handwoven in cotton and bamboo. The wallhanging has gradient colours in shades of brown. Hand crochet white leaves in different shapes and sizes accentuate the onset of winter.Made in a limited single number. Size : 54 x 100 cm (including fringes)Prize : 680 euroFor sale

Kunst-Post opdracht Textiel Ilse Philips

Kunst-Post in volle gang !

De Kunst-Post opdracht is in volle gang en de voorbereiding loopt op rolletjes !Wijck-Zoetermeer benaderde mij of ik wou meewerken aan het project Kunst-Post. 30 zelfstandig wonende ouderen uit Oosterheem, Seghwaert en Meerzicht ontvangen tweewekelijks een creatieve opdracht aan huis. Verschillende kunstenaars bedenken de opdrachten. Als kunstenaar Toegepast Textiel bij Franx/Terra Artprojects Zoetermeer, heb ik

Botanical Collection – Part 1

Whoehoe !!! I’m over the moon Look what came in today. My brand-new collection “Summer Flower” tea towels. This is part 1 of my Botanical collection. I’m making a collection of industrial woven, handwoven, luxury woven home/personal accessoires and handmade art. These towels are for sale via PM and soon in my shop. Designed by

Wallhanging and ceramics

Weaving and Ceramics

Weaving and ceramics go together perfectly. So besides following colleague weavers, I love to be inspired by what other artisanal workers do. Becoming friends with Juliette happened at the right moment. Keramiek Juliette makes gorgeous ceramics. You definitely should check her website. A few months ago, our mutual friend Ronald brought us into contact with

Art footplaid

Just finished a series of art footplaids. Art footplaids are small plaids for your sofa, bed or ottoman. They are used to put your feet on or snuggle your cold feet in. All footplaids are unique and one of a kind, and can be made in a variety of yarns. Most woven plaids are commissioned,

Unique designergifts Zoetermeer

Unique designergifts made by local artis can be bought at the Makerswinkel XL. Nathalie de Jong (from Streekblad Zoetermeer) also interviewed me as one of the many local artists. What a nice interview about the Makerswinkel XL from Terra Artprojects Zoetermeer . (On the photo artistic director Natalie Vinke. More articles about my designs can

Table runner Jul

Table runner “Jul”

Table runner “Jul” in typical Christmas colours red, green, white.…….It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…..Double weaving blocks on 8 shafts. One side has light background, the other side has a darker background. Fully reversible.Material : CottonSize : 100 x 50 cmColours : red, green, whiteShips in a gift box.Price : 70 euro incl.

4000 wefts krokbragd tablerunner

4000 wefts of krokbragd is what it took me to finally finish my tablerunner in this gorgeous Swedish technique. The table runner is 1 meter long and 27 cm wide (without fringes).More than 4.000 wefts in merino, wool, acryl.A while ago I wove a rug “Lollipop” in the same krokbragd technique. It’s a fun technique,

Mijn weefsels te koop bij Terra Artprojects Zoetermeer

Whoehoe !!! Vanaf 1 oktober ben ik “Pro deelnemer Toegepaste Kunst” bij Terra Artprojects Zoetermeer. Dit is wat de toetsingscommissie schreef : “Samen met diverse werken die te zien zijn op haar website, zoals kussens en theedoeken, getuigen ze van vakmanschap en gevoel voor kleur en compositie. Ilse geeft hier duidelijk esthetisch vorm aan functionele

Vintage moose wall art

Weaving a vintage moose wall art on my 16-shaft loom was always on my to-do list. I finally decided to spend some time designing this in a 16-shaft summer & winter technique. Eva Stossel has written a nice blog about this summer & winter technique. Summer & winter is a Scandinavian block weaving, woven with