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
I had no plans to buy yarn in Iceland, but…. We visited the Icelandic Handcrafts Association, ostensibly to see an embroidery demonstration from someone who
Mary Skoy discovered a great Rekyavik hole-in-the-wall fish restaurant online, Saegreifin Sea Baron, reputed to have the best lobster soup in the world. When she
Tomorrow I leave for Iceland! The dark clothes are in the washer, most work-related emergencies have been taken care of, and I need to pack.