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Embroidery Evenings together

Embroidery Evenings together

Me and my friend Christina had a creative get-together last year. We made accordion books out of folded paper. Then we added in tape, collage and words. We had wine and food too, and it was very inspiring to create together. This time I suggested embroidery, and allthough she was a bit hesitant, because it’s […]

How to sew a Photo Inspiration Quilt

How to sew a Photo Inspiration Quilt

When someone I know are really creative and does cool things I sometimes have to share that on my blog though I primarily blog about what I create and do here. I’ve blogged many times about my quilting mom and her creations and mentioned my cousin Charlotta and her beautiful Sculptural Lamp before. Now we’re […]

Broderiakademin | Sweden’s Embroidery Guild

Broderiakademin | Sweden’s Embroidery Guild

Last year there was an embroidery exhibition in town, and when visiting it I found out Sweden has an Embroidery Guild open to everyone, called Tšcklebo Broderiakademi! How amazing is that? I had no idea groups like this excised. Where I live there is even a local group meeting every month! When I joined I […]

How to make a Blurb Photo book – Square and Fair

How to make a Blurb Photo book – Square and Fair

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. Henry Ford In March I’ve been working on making a photo book for Sophie’s and my Diptych Project. It felt like this project would make a perfect photo book because it was a time and space restricted project from the beginning. It […]

Finding his own Creative Voice

Finding his own Creative Voice

On children and their gift of creativity: And they [the grownups] think that what they are talking about is our gift of a mudpie. But it is more than this. It is ourselves – the place in us that wants to just give, out of love. So when they scold or ignore or dispose of […]

Trying glass fusing for the first time

Trying glass fusing for the first time

I’ve tried glass fusing for the first time in my life, with the helpful guidance of my more experienced friend and crafty sista Maria. The materials she has in her stash is breathtakingly beautiful and fascinating! Look: Material for glass fusing with different colors, pattern and metallic sheens to them. I was amazed by the […]