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Thankyou for visiting Kleintje. I am Kalinga, I make handmade children’s clothing, draw and paint, and screen print my artwork onto organic cotton clothing. I believe in creating products that are unique and friendly to our planet. My Dutch background is the inspiration for Kleintje. It is a colloquial term meaning little one or cute child, and a name I often remember being called by my Mum, Opa and Oma.

As a child I was surrounded by creative people; artists, seamstresses, crafty people, painters, wood carvers, architects, and musicians. I think I may have inherited a little of their creativity.

I studied Landscape Architecture and worked in an environmental design firm for 5 years, before going on maternity leave last year to have our beautiful little girl. Being a mum has brought me back to my childhood. I began sewing, drawing,…

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  • Joined October 20, 2010

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About

Thankyou for visiting Kleintje. I am Kalinga, I make handmade children’s clothing, draw and paint, and screen print my artwork onto organic cotton clothing. I believe in creating products that are unique and friendly to our planet. My Dutch background is the inspiration for Kleintje. It is a colloquial term meaning little one or cute child, and a name I often remember being called by my Mum, Opa and Oma.

As a child I was surrounded by creative people; artists, seamstresses, crafty people, painters, wood carvers, architects, and musicians. I think I may have inherited a little of their creativity.

I studied Landscape Architecture and worked in an environmental design firm for 5 years, before going on maternity leave last year to have our beautiful little girl. Being a mum has brought me back to my childhood. I began sewing, drawing, painting, knitting and crocheting again, creating a cosy nursery for our daughter. It is my creative outlet, and has continued, gradually developing into Kleintje.

Follow me on facebook to find out about my latest creations and future discount opportunities:
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Kleintje/105853639487395

http://klein-by-kalinga.blogspot.com/

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