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Inspiration from Syfestivalen in Stockholm

Syfestivalen is Swedish and means “Festival of Sewing”. These days it is actually called Sewing and Craft Festival, but I think I’ll just keep calling it the short and sweet Syfestivalen for ever. It’s arranged twice each year in Älvsjö, … Continue reading

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Inspirational Craft Books from Sweden with Love

Sweden has a big international music industry for such a small country, so it is probably well known how creative swedes are out there “in the world”. But did you know we also produce a ton of awesome books, most … Continue reading

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Stricken kann süchtig machen

The label of this yarn that I bought Friday says: Stricken kann süchtig machen! And if you’re a knitter you understand, even if you don’t speak German… Knitting can be addictive. Very addictive. And isn’t autumn all about cozying up … Continue reading

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Crafty Podcasts – I’m all ears to the craft world

I hardly ever see any posts about podcasts you’ve listened to, and I wonder… Am I the only blogger who is addicted to crafty podcasts, or do you just not write about it? You should, tell everyone about your favorite … Continue reading

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Knit with Katarina Brieditis

I got the Swedish knitting book Lust att sticka  by Katarina Brieditis, one of very few Swedish craft women that is well known in media and that has an official image. She makes a lot of cool stuff, this book included. The … Continue reading

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Becoming addicted to PodCasts

Hey there! I’d never listen to one single podcast (and didn’t even know what they were about) until last week, and now I’m already crazy addicted! I did fall totally in love with Hearts Art Radio back when I found … Continue reading

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