Ien Rappoldt - Satijn Borduren


Crafts Council Nederland: the embroidery school

2020 · €3.500,-

An initiative to future-proof old techniques, connect cultures and establish the international intangible heritage of embroidery.

who are they?

The Crafts Council organises workshops and master classes, brings craftspeople together and organises online lectures and master classes, especially about embroidery techniques from countries such as China, India, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Since its foundation (2013) they connect knowledge and skills, mostly present in the older generation, with young people; those who would like to learn but often have no idea where to find this knowledge.


Contributing to the development of crafts and the creative craft culture. They do this both by supporting individual makers and by defining, making visible and promoting the sector, the crafts domain.