Kategoriarkiv: Textil

Liljevalchs ”Vårsalong” 2013

Liljevalchs ”Vårsalong” 2013

A few weeks ago when I visited Stockholm I also went to Liljevalchs gallery at Djurgården to see their annual spring exhibition ”Vårsalongen”. I liked a lot of the exhibited artists this year, and these are some of my favorites. A lot of modern embroidery with a ”drawing” approach, that is inspiring. The two embroideries… Läs mer…

Per Fhagers spelkorsstygnsbroderier med Nintendo-motiv

Per Fhagers spelkorsstygnsbroderier med Nintendo-motiv

Under tiden som jag hade sajten nere för nydesign så var jag  i Stockholm och besökte en kul utställning på Tekniska museet. ”Hjärta spel dataspelskonst”, (eller om den hette ”Ateljé dataspel”?). Hur som helst hade de samlat många unga kreatörer med det gemensamma intresset att de skapade konst utifrån sin kärlek till spelvärlden. Det var… Läs mer…

A royal dress, high fashion in Denmark

A royal dress, high fashion in Denmark

Look at this beautiful dress, isn´t it amazing, when you really study it in detail! This very big painting from 1776 hangs at the Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen / København. It is painted by the danish artist Virgilius Eriksen and is a portrait of The Queen Dowager Juliane Marie / Enkedronning Juliane Marie. In… Läs mer…

Colourful embroidered folk costume bags / underbara dräktväskor till folkdräkt från Dalarna

Colourful embroidered folk costume bags / underbara dräktväskor till folkdräkt från Dalarna

Look at these lovely antique and marvelous embroidered ”dräktväskor”, belonging to the traditional ”folkdräkt” or ”daladräkt” in Dalarna. Folk costume bags made by women in Dalarna. These are from 1700-1900. I think they are amazing with there explosive use of colors and patterns and flowers! Textiles have always fascinated me since I went to ”syjunta”… Läs mer…

Folklore and folk costume/folkdräkt

Folklore and folk costume/folkdräkt

These days I am getting a lot of inspiration from swedish folklore and especially folk costumes. For example the many different types of ”daldräkt” in bright colours and lots of lovely flower embroidery, made with amazing craft skill and big attention to every details. Growing up in Stockholm this has never been a real part… Läs mer…

Vintage sewing

Vintage sewing

There is something about old things that I just can´t resist. Vintage things are made of ”real” material such as wood and metal, instead of plastic. There labels and logos are detailed and often beautiful. There are high quality illustrations on even the simplest item. Here are some sewing equipment that I have inherited. Aren´t… Läs mer…