Picture story of making a shroud
I was asked to make a farewell shroud this week. A precious assignment. It's so special to gain the confidence, to make the final shell for someone.
The shop of Colorsofellen with atelier and space for workshops has been established in the heart of Deventer (The Netherlands). A five-minute walk from the station and close to the Center garage.
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The Colorsofellen collection consists of products to give color to your life. To wear and to decorate your interior. The range is continuously developing and renewing and consists of, among other things, smooth silk scarves, soft wool shawls. Fashion accessories, curtains and cushions made to measure for your home or company. (Acoustic) wall panels and throws of felted wool with silk. Basically everything made of special fabrics that are hand painted or digitally designed by Ellen Bakker.
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In the (web)shop you will find articles that are immediately available. You can also have a product especially made for you. Choose a custom design for a special occasion, celebration or event that deserves extra attention or surprise a loved one with a unique portrait of silk felted with wool. Every occasion gets color; exactly the way you want it. Be inspired by the inspiration tool below. Here you can choose products for immediate delivery, as well as products to order by your favorite color and design.
Would you like advice about having curtains made, a special fabric for a party dress, wall panels that match your interior or other custom assignments? Then please make an appointment.
If you want to get started with color yourself, you can join a workshop experimental silk painting and / or felting.
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Two weeks ago I received the special request to make a shroud. For this I painted 7 meters of silk to match the style of the dress. I felted this in 2 parts with 7 meters of Merino wool. After felting, 2 cloths of 300x100 cm remained. I sewed these 2 parts together, creating a large felt fabric of 3...
"Inspired by Monet" is a new series of silk scarves inspired by Monet's paintings. The collection of the famous French impressionist Claude Monet is very colorful and therefore really appeals to me. For this series I was mainly inspired by his paintings with flowers.
A client in Utrecht (The Netherlands) recently assigned me to design curtains. The first step was to take the atmosphere and colours of the existing interior as a starting point. Combined with the client’s wishes, this formed the groundwork for a number of designs made on the computer.
With the inspiration tool you can easily select the product you are looking for in your favorite color and design that appeals to you the most. Many products can be ordered directly. Has your product been sold? Or would you prefer it in a different color, design, material or format? Mail, call, or drop by the store and discuss your wishes.