Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Sharing a bit of Joy Juarez

I happen to love these dutch wooden shoes, or klompen as they are known. Canvas is by Joy Juarez who's canvases have so much feeling and atmosphere to them. Canvas is hand painted on 18 count, and about 6" diameter, $74.00. With threads as shown $139.00.  SOLD
Dutch Wooden Shoes $74. 18 count by Joy Juarez 

Thread kit includes: Burmilana, Oriental Linen, Gloriana 12 ply silk, Splendor silk, Threadworx overdyed metallic and 6 ply cotton floss, Silk lame braid, Trebizond silks, Pepperpot silks, Gentle Arts overdyed floss and for the background plant based dyed lambswool in shades of indigo by Renaissance Dyeing.
With threads, $139.00
Doing my homework on dutch shoes it wasn't uncommon for them to be painted as if they were leather shoes, such as these by Joy and as shown in the picture of authentic dutch shoes. They are still worn today by laborer's and are safer than steel tipped shoes.
Traditional Dutch Shoes "klompen"

Poinsettia's by Joy Juarez, in stock, 18 count

Small Church in Holly Border $55. SOLD

Miss Poinsettia $65.00

Daylily by Joy Juarez $74.

Lily of the Valley heart $124.

Thanks for taking a look!  Happy to kit any of the canvases above, let me know you preferences if any and I can provide a quote.

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