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  • Memorybook – Part 8

    If Mom was still alive, she would have turned 90 today.What she would have been like at that age is almost as hard to imagine as what she would have been like as a child. I’m still working on the textile page, but in honor of her birthday I want to send her a greeting […]

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  • Memorybook – Part 7

    Page 8 is finished. I started with the felt textile page.I’m trying to imagine Mom as a 10-year-old. It is war.The people are poor.Where did she find the things she used to make and dress her paperclip doll? And what did that look like? I can only guess and give my interpretation. It remains exciting […]

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  • Memorybook – Part 6

    The first 7 pages are finished. It took quite some time to finalize the pages. I write the texts on a separate paper and stick them in. I first write the colored texts in thin pencil and then go over them with colored pencil when I am satisfied. Now I am preparing for the next […]

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  • Memorybook – Part 5

    The embroidery of this page needs a little more time.Without it really being intended, the list evokes the same feeling as Jan’s princess suit. If I remember correctly, Mom embroidered the decal on Jan’s suit. Mom’s gems are generously replenished on the free markets. That was already on the agenda. Searching for how I want […]

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  • Memorybook – Part 4

    Here’s the start on the cover. Her call sign. The story of this man. Your name, like your handwriting, will be with you for the rest of your life. Or as Neeltje Maria Min puts it: ‘Call me by my deepest name’. I found the Maria amulet in her materials. Mary had a special meaning […]

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