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A look at our Embroidery Exhibition

Did you know I do embroidery too? I love free form embroidery a lot. And what I usually call mixed media embroidery, where there are some elements of painting involved as well as stitching on fabric. I’m in an embroidery … Continue reading

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Creating the Layout of an Embroidery Book

You know I am a member of the Swedish Embroidery Guild? And I take on way too much work just because it’s so fun… This spring I did the layout and text editing for an entire book, celebrating that the … Continue reading

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Eye Candy: More Slow Art

Today’s post is filled with black and white shades. Quite a change to the pink and green items I normally dive into, but it’s all good! I find myself drawn to black and white (clothes and patterns) a lot lately, … Continue reading

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A visit to Nationalmuseum in Stockholm

Stockholm has been full of wonderful craft exhibitions this year. We’re celebrating the organisation Hemslöjden who is still going strong on its 100th year. I have been inspired by many of these exhibitions in diffrent ways, and today I thought … Continue reading

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Kurbits – painting the Dala Horse

I’m continuing our guided tour as part of the Craftalong today. We are at Nusns, where the Dala Horse is created. I love the craftsmanship of the woodwork behind these horses, but today’s post will be a bit more colorful. … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Project

I signed up and got my sketchbook a few weeks ago, so it was fun that so many mentioned this project in the comments yesterday. We are so many that already has signed up. It will be fun to follow … Continue reading

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La Catrina dances in Sweden

It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance. It is the dream afraid of waking that never takes the chance. It is the one who won’t be taken who cannot seem to give. And the soul afraid … Continue reading

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C’est moi Lisbeth – collage exhibition inspiration

More mixed media art inspiration today as I just have to post about this lovely exhibition I’ve been to! It is called C’est moi – impressions from Bonnieux and it includes sculptures, goauche paintings and collages by one of my … Continue reading

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Viking Age Fun – crafting one thousand years ago…

Viking Age is the time from about 800 to 1066 in Scandinavian History. The vikings explored Europe by its oceans and rivers through trade and warfare. But we vikings apparently did more than steal and plunder, as it was mostly … Continue reading

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Carved wooden figures at the summer exhibition

When my friend Maria came to visit we went to the Summer Craft Exhibition at Nordiska Museet in Stockholm. This year the exhibition is called Wooden Figures. Maria is a woodcraft teacher so of course she wanted to go see … Continue reading

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