Early Christmas Tombola

'Moon rising over Tree of Life with a pair of love-birds watching’
yes, it's that time of year folks....
December can be a very expensive month, so I have decided to help you out by:
1. giving away this Small Pillow*
2. offering a 10%discount on all art work, see what's for sale over on the websitehttps://saskiavanherwaarden.nl/en/

Each pillow is handmade using (old) natural fibre fabrics I source from my own cupboards and donations from generous cloth-lovers spread across our planet; I prefer working with cotton, linen and silk; some pieces of cloth have been hand-printed with commercial textile inks and/or home-dyed using plant-based dyes; my favourite stitches are the running stitch, thread beads and simple stars. Each pillow is stuffed with snippets of old clothing and leftovers.
ca 2 x 11 x 14 cm

* how to join in the tombola:
all you have to do is leave a comment below, entries open till next Saturday 14 December Midnight!
On Sunday 15 December I will announce the winner. I will copy your names on snippets of paper, throw them all into my Tweed cap, shuffle and shake, close my eyes & pick one at random....


Patty said…
Please count me in. Love that word, Tombola.
Debbie said…
I would love to look after one of your pieces of work, count me in.
Anonymous said…
Nice website and words. Still as creative as ever! Become who you are! Count me in for a pillow. Love Margreet
Marti said…
This lovely little pillow with its tree of life, love birds, moonrise- well it all sings to me of the coming of the light- Winter Solstice. To hold it in my hands would be such a peaceful treat...Thanks Saskia for the drawing.
Liz A said…
what a lovely offer ... but if I am fortunate enough to have my name drawn, I would humbly request that you draw another as I have already been gifted by you ...

and I do so love your delightful little birds ... they remind me of those that Natalie Goldberg paints in her marvelous book "Living Color"
Nancy said…
Sasx~ Oh, I love this one! My first thought was that after almost 20 years, I still just want to spend my time with J. ~lovebirds! ha
Your beautiful pillows do feel so good in the hands. I like the way Marti put it. Anyway, as Liz said, I have a pillow of yours, so my name need not be put in this time around. That is not to say I wouldn't love to wallow in a pile of these little gems! xo
I love your little pillows and would feel so honoured to have one live with me.
Joy said…
Thanks for your generousity. Sweet and soft little treasures. Merry Christmas.
Anonymous said…
Love the new pillows, Saskia. Count me in. Merry December!
Melanie in Massachusetts
love my pillow i already have and what i LOVE are the
ink wash drawings....they are just Excellent! So good to
see them in your shop!
Unknown said…
Dear Saskia,

Your work is "Made in wonderland"!
So poëtical.

As if the playful times in The White House at your parents place never stopped...

Veel liefs,

deemallon said…
Oh hello. More beauty falling out of your hands. As I already have a favored object, if you pick me pass it along! Great idea.



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