About weaving folk costume fabric and about folk costumes and their makers.

Summer!

Ulloliidni

Every year I come to a point where I no longer can imagine that the landscape ever will be green again. There are still patches of ice on the street, and the snow heaps are grey and ugly. But all of a sudden there are some warm days in June and everything is green! I …

 

A Dress with Stripes

White, flat cardboard boxes, cool and dusty air, shelves overfilled with fur cloaks, bed clothing, shoes, underwear, cloaks, belts and much more. I was aching to take out some of the items to have a closer look, but we had little time and the purpose of our visit to the museum archives of Maihaugen was …

 

This is a fabric for a folk costume waistcoat from the region of Asker, near the Norwegian capital of Oslo. It is very simple, no embroideries, no complicated binding patterns. It is warm and sturdy, 12 picks of double single wool per cm. Brown cotton warp 24/2, red weft, twill on four shafts (3/1), red face, …

 
Forkle til Askerbunaden - Apron

Ja, jeg inrømmer det. Jeg har vært en lat blogger og bloggleser i det siste. Yes. I admit to having been a lazy blogger and blog reader lately. Men jeg har bare vært late å blogge, ikke lat ellers. Jeg har som alltid jobbet i verkstedet mandag til fredag i åtte timer hver dag, minst. Men ettermiddagene som jeg …

 
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