Crossing out the Swedish flag: No mine in Gállok

Today, 20 April 2022,  @ankiborja, embroiderer of the collective, speaks from Sápmi, Sweden. // @zurciendoelplaneta My contribution to the collective embroidery BosqueparalaCOP26 with collective Zurciendo el Planeta, was a pine tree. A Pinus Sylvestris, with the flag of Sweden, representing my nationality, and the flag of Sápmi, the region where I was born and where … Continue reading Crossing out the Swedish flag: No mine in Gállok

Slöjd kommer lastad

Slöjd kommer lastad är en webbplats med massor av slöjdideér och inspiration producerad av Länshemslöjdskonsulenterna på Västernorrlands museum. Webbplatsen är framtagen för skolelever och pedagoger men är en riktig godbit för alla som slöjdar. Slöjden ger oss alla möjligheter att ta tillvara på det som finns i vår närhet och skapa sådant vi behöver eller … Continue reading Slöjd kommer lastad

Mend and make do

A decision and a beginning. One small stitch after another. A chain of thought and stitches. The movement of the hand, with needle and thread on the material. A very soothing and rewarding feeling. To be able to mend.  All the tears and scratches become gems. No reason to hide them. Your precious garments, favorite … Continue reading Mend and make do

The birdman

Putting some personality into the birdman. He’s been left alone for too long. Maybe I’ll take him to dinner tomorrow. Lets see how it goes. In the picture, he’s sitting in one of my paper maché trees but eventually, he’ll get his own equipment. More to come. Continue reading The birdman