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Video where I’m romanticizing Dalarna, Sweden

This week I’m taking a course to play with free form embroidery. But last summer, we took a road trip to the Swedish area Dalarna to do some touristing in our own country. The real reason was an embroidery exhibition … Continue reading

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Paint Your Own Dala Horse Workshop

A few weeks back I held a workshop at the Stockholm university. It was super fun and I took lots of photos while we painted. Some of you have seen a few instagram pics already, but I wanted to share … Continue reading

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Dala Horses in many colours

The traditional base colour of the Swedish Dala Horse is orange, I’ve already mentioned that, but there is a big variety of colours to choose from these days. What about… Yellow. Dark blue. Baby blue. Please follow and like:Related PostsWalking … 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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Where the Dala Horse traditionally is made

If you have been to Sweden you have seen the traditional wooden Dala Horse (Dalecarlian), and if not I’m going to show you how it’s made and how it looks today and tomorrow. Yay! And a reminder: the photos in … Continue reading

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