TAG | Angels

Dec/13

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Before Christmastime

Wow time  flies!! The last few weeks were very hectic and I had lots of problem with my modem and computer, I hope all is fixed now so I can reply to mails quickly , write new post and so on. It did how ever gave me an earlier chance of decorating our Christmastree.

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My teaching was fun but also different as normal as I planned many trips outside the classroom, more work for me to organise a bus, drivers etc, but definitely worth it. They learn so much from these things. Meanwhile I also worked for my shop. I made many many angels and after that my shop started running out of votivs so I felted them.

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All of them were done, packed seperately and send off to Apeldoorn. More work as thought but fun to do.  

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Had to order new wool again and as they are so jummy to look at i started making new votivs with them too.

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And at Crafts and Co I gave a workshop how to make angels. Most of the ladies said "i am not creativ" but I always say every one is creativ and see the results. All very personal and unique. Well done ladies!! 

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After working so hard and also a wisomtooth removed in the hospital I was "beaten"down with fever and flue. Christmas days were good and after taking enoug rest I now feel like felting again :)  

Wil update some new works here tomorrow I hope.. 

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Nov/13

28

and more….

I finally have a new modem soooo happy after one week being without.... Now I can add more pictures :)  

I bought cardboard boxes and cut out a shape and covered it with some of the florsity wrapping, from the inside, This way people can see what is inside without having to open the  box. 

A stamp of my shoplogo on the front side, the poem glued inside the box, my adress stamped inside and then finally added an angel. A lot of work , but it feels so good. 

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These I made as trial but loved them so much I descided to make them also in Red

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After the reds, i was so enthusiastic I tried the pastel colors too. 

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And last but not least, the White ones. more are on their way...

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My price for one angel is € 14,95 incl a box. Prijs is €14,95 per stuk, incl doos

Shipping is in a flat enveloppe (i'll fold flat the box again) De engel wordt verzonden in een platte enveloppe

Netherlands: €2,75

Europe: € 4,75

Worldwide: € 5,-

Just contact me: viltk@yahoo.com 

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Nov/12

21

angels for peace

I am really into angels lately I guess you know already :) it is quite addictive to make them and as i have soo many colors wool it is very tempting to make at least 4 of each color, but i run out of wings again :(  I hope they will help to get peace in the middle east. 

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I have many fairs upcoming time

  • first one is  on Saturday November 24th  11- 15 h.  

Bernard Lievegoed School, Leuvenlaan 35,  6229 GX Maastricht (NL)

  • Sunday December 2nd : 10-18h

Kreazility , scheepvaartKaai 16, 3500 Hasselt (B)

  • Friday  December 7th : 17.30-20.30

United World College Maastricht, nijverheidsweg 25a, 6227AL Maastricht (NL) 

  • Saturday December 8th: 11-17h 

het Gemeenschapshuis  Op de Wijenberg 11 te Mariarade – Hoensbroek (NL) 

  • Sunday December 9th: 11-18h 

Der Gaststätte zur Bahn in Süsterseel. (G) 

  • Friday December 14th: 14-16h

Christmas fair Campagne Medoclaan 66,6213 EC Maastricht (NL) 

  • Sunday December 16th  13-17h

Christmasfair Klevarie Polvertorenstraat 6, 6211 LX Maastricht (NL)  

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As I didn't have anything to hang them on, I remembered having some little hooks somewhere...  and a piece of wood which my kids painted once...... What do you think?

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White, and yellows

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yellows, to reds

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purples to green

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What do you think will they be enoug for all the fairs or??  

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So last friday I was finally patient enoug to make some new angels. I experimented with the things I had and all of a sudden these grew out of my hands:
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First white angels, made from soft merino wool and wooden wings
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but why stick to white only ?
Let me make some red ones too...  
adding stars in silver  some in gold  and some in red. 
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and I asked my kids what other color shall I make now?
They looked at the curtain behind me whit all colors wool I ahve in Stock and  said that golden Yellow, So I followed their advice
After that I also made some purple ones as I think that is a trendy color for christmas  this year I think (but honestly it is my fav color ;-) )) 
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and after that my wings were all gone......
So I need to order new ones... 2-3 weeks before they will arrive and I can have such a nice angel day again...  which colors to make then??? 
The white ones are already in my etsy shop
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Price of the small ones are €3,95 each and the bigger ones are €5,95 each. I'll take them along to al the fairs I am attempting upcoming months so if you are around give me a visit then ok?
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tip: click on the picture and you'll see it bigger ;-)  

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It is going to be a bussy period upcoming months, The Christmas holiday season is slowly starting. So every spare minute I try to make something and try to sell it in my shop or at fairs. I must admit due to the fact my camera isn't working properly anymore I hestitate listing new things to my shop. At fairs my range of products will be wider and more.viltalakim, Kim Nijsten, vilt, engeltjes, angel, wool, wol 
Last few days I managed to make some more guardian angels , some in White and some in Pink Oh and if you happen to live in my area I planned to give a workshop on how to make these angels  at  Monday 10th of December and Thursday Dec 13th  from 20-22h
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and I added a finishing touch to the flowerbrooches I make every now and then.
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Price is only €15,- each.
If you are interested in any of these just  feel free to contact me ok? 

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