The Vesterheim Study Tour class in “Bragd” weaves focused on creating samples of three traditional Scandinavian overshot weave structures; tavlebragd (monks belt), Telemarksteppe, and skillbragd.
I’m going to write about weaving soon, which may be of interest only to my dear Scandinavian Weavers Study Group friends. To start, here
After hiking to the top of Mount Floyen I bought my favorite Norwegian candy bar, a Kvikk Lunsj. I have loved them since I first
Who even thinks to repair clothing in our throwaway culture? A mended textile tells tales. It indicates poverty, or thriftiness, or the fact it’s difficult
(Thursday, June 23) It’s great to have Ingebjorg Monsen around again as a weaving instructor – her focus on technique is so instructive. She’ll walk
The 2011 Vesterheim Textile Tour began in Iceland for two days before moving on to Bergen, Norway. While in Rekjavik, we visited the Icelandic National