I love flowers. Every spring I feel reborn. Here in Holland where I live, the flowers start to appear at the end of February. Bulbs that have slept underground all winter suddenly shoot out purple crocuses, yellow daffodils, red and pink tulips: it’s like a joyful party.

So I try every now and then to grow flowers with my Macrame’.

The necklaces are made with the ‘Margaretespitze’ technique.

Margarete lace was invented and taught by Margarete Naumann, in Germany at the beginning of the twentieth century and it consists of gathering several threads in bundles, which are gradually separated and again merged to form leaves, folding fan shapes and beautiful patterns.