Author: Amoet

Mikado wrapped 1

wooden sticks wrapped with embroidery yarn

purse Maison de Bonneterie

A remembrance of the famous Amsterdam store Maison de Bonneterie. The purse has been smocked and made of an old plastic shopper with the company logo. Material used:: plastic, cotton. Technique: smockwork, stichting. Lined. With silver colored chain.

C1000 bag

C1000 bag, made out of a plastic shopper from a store – out-of-business. This bag is part of the installation “Out of business – not out of mind”, a memory to 33 disappeared shops/stores. The bags are connected with thin nylon threads to the ceiling. They seem to float in the air. Material used: plastic,… Read more »

Free Record Shop bag

A tribute to the ‘lost’store Free Record Shop. Made out of a plastic shopper of this company. Material used: plastic and darkening fabric. Technique used: stitching by machine, folded and melted. This bag is part of the memory installation “Out of business – not out of mind”.    

Out of Business – not out of mind

A combination of 33 bags, purses and shoppers, made out of plastic shoppers from stores that disappeared. Installation of bags, floating from the ceiling on thin nylon threadsTasseninstallatie, A tribute to our lost stores/shops.

women’s tallit (2017)

Women’s tallit, made as a commission for the Jewish Historical Museum. Application of grapevines, birds and stripes on silk (Matka). Can be adjusted as a coat, in order to prevent it from slipping from shoulders. Material used: cotton, silk and polyeter.  Sewn by hand and machine. Embroidery and application.

Out of Business – not out of mind (installation of 33 bags)

Installation of 33 bags, pursed and shoppers, made out of plastic shoppers of disappeared shops/stores. A tribute to the ‘lost’ shops. At the same time this installation has also a positive side, the disappearance of the plastic shopper in order to get a healthier environment. A variety of bags, shoppers and pursed, sewn, knitted, smocked,… Read more »

Just licorice!

Ring, earrings and cuff links made out of all kinds of licorice, either salty or sweet ones, English licorice. Moulded in resin. On nickelfree and silver undersides. €35,-/€45,-/€55,-