Etikettarkiv: folkdräkt

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…