Silver rings, struggling with embroidery and thoughts about textile in history

When I was in London in October I bought an embroidery kit in Victoria and Albert museum. They sell embroidery kits with motifs from their collections, in this case tile patterns from Burlington. I decided to stitch the proper way this time in contrary to my usual habit of stitching one row with stitches pointing … Continue reading Silver rings, struggling with embroidery and thoughts about textile in history

Thoughts about Tapestry inspired by a visit to Waldemarsudde

Last Sunday I visited one of my favourite museums in Stockholm, "Prince Eugen's Waldemarsudde". If you ever go to Stockholm a visit here is a must! The photo above is from the lovely park that surrounds the museum in autumn colours. Some colour combinations start to "sing" in my mind if you understand what I … Continue reading Thoughts about Tapestry inspired by a visit to Waldemarsudde