Robbie LaFleur

Category Archives: Embroidery

Getting Fancy, 1800s Danish Farmhouse Style

Jytte Harboesgaard gave a wonderful tour at Greve Museum today.  She focused on white-on-white embroidered linens, and showed how they were displayed in an 1800s prosperous Danish farmhouse.  They were … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hedebo Embroidery at the Greve Museum, Denmark

There are no days-long courses as part of the Vesterheim Textile Tour this year, only a couple of mini-courses.  The first was at Greve Museum, south of Copenhagen, in beautiful … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Chelsea Gallery Walk, January 2017

As I visited galleries in Chelsea for a long afternoon, I stood ready to be amazed, bored (really, this commands scads of money?), or inspired. Looking back, the artists and their work sift … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Gudbrandsdal for a Day; My Friend Catherine Models

My friend Catherine helped carry boxes of books and weavings to the classroom when I gave a three-hour seminar on Norwegian weaving at the Midwest Weavers Conference last month.  Invaluable … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Edvard Munch Kommentarer Paa Oppvask

For now, this will be the last piece in my Scream interpretation series.  To add to embroidery, tapestry, rya, and sheepskin printing, I added fabric printing.  I carved a linoleum … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Traditional Embroidery in Telemark

For part of the Vesterheim Textile tour we were in Telemark, a deeply traditional part of Norway. We visited the Bø Museum, where a beautiful exhibit of woven bands, embroidered … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · 1 Comment