Article: “Tapestry: A Living Cultural Legacy” In my “Billedvev: Norwegian Tapestry Techniques” class we use Norwegian Tapestry Weaving by Maria Koppen as our textbook. (Purchase it
Some student stories from my September billedvev weekend workshop #2. During my workshop the weekend before, Kristen Rummelhart was in Decorah with her daughter for
I had so many feelings after teaching two workshops in billedvev (Norwegian tapestry) at the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum this month. Relief! It seemed that the
Looking through images of Norwegian billedvev (tapestry), you will find many eight-pointed stars, utterly charming in their variety. In my Vesterheim billedvev workshop last week,
With my upcoming Vesterheim workshops in mind, I’ve been studying the various decorative elements in the clothing of figures in medieval Norwegian billedvev (tapestry) pieces.
I wove a “medieval head sampler” in anticipation of my billedvev workshops at Vesterheim in September. I looked through many images of old Norwegian tapestries