I’m a great fan of loops and fringe and Scandinavian kavelfrans–the fuzzy, worm-like festive wooly edges used on gloves, mittens, and pillows. I experimented with
Category: Scandinavian fringe
Stepping Away from Looms and Thoughts of Weaving, Today
(a post with references to 3-d printing and baby yarn from Daytons…..) While looking forward to my Billedvev workshop at the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum next
Kavelfrans Class at the Weavers Guild of Minnesota
The fall catalog of classes at the Weavers Guild of Minnesota is out, including my short class on Swedish kavelfrans. Swedish Kavelfrans – Minnesota Style with Robbie
Scandinavian Fringe Embellishments: Folk Art on the Edge(s)
I finished teaching a two-day class at North House Folk School in Grand Marais on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior. This photo was taken
Here’s an exuberant pillow with kavelfrans embellishment on both sides, and tassels exploding from the corners, photographed on a sunny Minnesota winter day. The base
Absurdities: The Pillow Edition
For my upcoming class at the North House Folk School, I made a pillow using cool fabric pompoms, as illustrated in Väv Magazine, #2, 2013.
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