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Thrums Old Norwegian sheep

  What to do with thrums? This has bothered me ever since I started weaving! Lots of quite short warp threads, often in many different colors. For some years I have given all my loom waste to a kindergarten. They are happy to get hold of free crafts material and kids use the threads to …

 

Chunky wool yarn

Chnuky yarn weaving

I love weaving with this chunky wool from Selbu minimill. Weaving is incredibly fast and the yarn is soft and lovely to work with. I am using these old shuttles crafted  many, many years ago, for weaving rag rugs on this old loom. They are perfect, sliding fast and easy,   This is going to …

 
Rondastakker veving

Three bodices lying in the snow near the city of Lillehammer, waiting – well, what are they waiting for? They are waiting for a dress! I have woven three new folk costume dress fabrics in cooperation with folk costume tailor Mona Løkting  of  Staslig – Håndverk & tradisjon, inspired by old folk costumes in the museum archive. …

 

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 …

 
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