Vävstuga Autumn II

Five days of weaving, learning many new things. It’s a wonderland of sights and sounds, colors, textures, fabric, looms, tools. The people I get to enjoy this with are as much a treasure as the skills I develop. Becky Ashenden’s cheerful teaching style makes the experience fun, and she stretches us to our limits so that we leave knowing more than when we came.

Here is a small sampling of my week. I’ll show you more after I get home.

Autumn at Vavstuga, view from student quarters

 

Swedish curtains on the loom at Vavstuga

 

Rep rug on the loom at Vavstuga

 

Weaving 3-Shaft Ticking at Vavstuga. On the porch.

 

Jämtlands Drall (Crackle in the US) at Vavstuga, 133cm wide.

 

Autumn in Shelburne Falls, MA, Bridge of Flowers at dawn

May your stretching be enjoyable.

Vävglädje (Happy Weaving),
Karen

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