Fika & Folk Art 1:: Kristin Lavransdatter and giveaway!

This past week I read the very last page of the massive trilogy, Kristin Lavransdatter by Norwegian author Sigrid Undset. As I got to the end of it, I deliberately slowed down….I had been with these characters for so long (over 1100 pages, in fact!) that I hated the idea of finishing. But, I knew […]

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Scandinavian Craft: “Snoflinga” Cross Stitch Pattern

Good morning friends, How are you doing this morning— or afternoon? It’s a very gray and chilly day here, after a few days of absolutely glorious, springtime weather. I know….totally not fair! And it didn’t last long, as those too-good-to-be-true weather days tend to do. I know in many places, there is still plenty of […]

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A Year of Scandinavian Craft: The First Weaving

Although my love for Scandinavian crafts seems to stretch back beyond memory (let’s be honest, it probably truly began with that Kirsten doll I got in the second grade and all her fabulous fiber art accessories) ,my love for Swedish weaving has grown just within the last few years. It all began at a fiber […]

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