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I am a textile designer, forever fascinated with colour combinations and recycling. And quite a Jackdaw too, a favorite pastime of mine being rummaging through markets and thrift shops picking up anything of interest and beauty (shiny objects being a favourite!).

Hand-dyeing wool is a special interest, as I find that wool takes a deeper and more vivid colour than other fabrics. For my Kitschfridur designs, I have combined my instinct for color with my passion for recycling -wool being superbly suited for this purpose as it can be further altered than other materials by felting and dyeing.

For many years I have partaken in an artist collaboration, running a shop selling our work in a beautiful, old house in central Reykjavík, called Kirsuberjatréð (The Cherry Tree)

The rest of the time…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 6
  • Joined June 14, 2010

Favorite materials

Wool, wool dyes, vintage, used woolwear, anything shiny, yarns of all kinds, pompoms

About

I am a textile designer, forever fascinated with colour combinations and recycling. And quite a Jackdaw too, a favorite pastime of mine being rummaging through markets and thrift shops picking up anything of interest and beauty (shiny objects being a favourite!).

Hand-dyeing wool is a special interest, as I find that wool takes a deeper and more vivid colour than other fabrics. For my Kitschfridur designs, I have combined my instinct for color with my passion for recycling -wool being superbly suited for this purpose as it can be further altered than other materials by felting and dyeing.

For many years I have partaken in an artist collaboration, running a shop selling our work in a beautiful, old house in central Reykjavík, called Kirsuberjatréð (The Cherry Tree)

The rest of the time I divide between writing for magazines, playing the accordion and my three kids. I never EVER wear black if I can help it.


Please check out my Facebook:

www.facebook.com/pages/Kitschfridur-Upcycled-and-Unique-Clothes/182881535116551?sk=wall

The homepage for my shop The Cherry Tree:

www.kirs.is

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