onsdagen den 16:e april 2014

Welcome to the studio tomorrow!

Tomorrow we have our viewing of Helena Hernmarck's "Passing Fall". The tapestry came up on the wall yesterday and it looks great. I feel very excited to show it tomorrow. Just in time for this event Ebba and Malin finished the flat weave rug by Folke Heybroek. So as an extra treat we will show that too! Can't wait for tomorrow! (If you don't have the possibility to come to the studio I will post some pictures on the blog as well...)

The finishing touches on a flat weave rug, at Alice Lund Textilier's studio
Photo: Alice Lund Textilier AB

söndagen den 13:e april 2014


Some wonderful colors of Alice Lund's rug "Hästtäcket".

Rose path rug "Hästtäcket" designed by Alice Lund in the 1940s
Photo: Alice Lund Textilier AB

tisdagen den 8:e april 2014

Paint with yarns

There are many exhibitions on textiles in Dalarna at the moment. The day after our preview of Passing Fall another textile event will take place in our surroundings. Nordic Tapestry, a group of weavers working in Helena's technique, will have an exhibition "Måla med garn" (Paint with yarns) in Tällberg. If you don't have the opportunity to see the exhibition live, they also have a very generous website with lots of pictures. Definitely something to recommend if you are interested in textile art. It is very interesting to see how the weaver's have interpreted Helena Hernmarck's technique and made it their own.

fredagen den 21:e mars 2014

Textile vs. Steel

If you are in Dalarna these coming weeks I can recommend an exhibition in Borlänge. It is a group of women who have woven in rose path technique with inspiration from a big hot rolling mill (varmvalsverk) that we have here in Borlänge. It will be interesting to see how the hard steel have been interpreted into soft yarns.

onsdagen den 12:e mars 2014

Väv 2014

Did you know there will be a big hand weaving fair in Umeå in September? The organization Svenska Vävrådet (the Swedish Weaving Council) arranges a fair every three years and it is always quite the event. Last time it was in Borås 2011 and it was three wonderful and hectic days of talking shop. Alice Lund Textilier will have a small stand at the fair this time as well, so I hope to see many of you there!

This is what our stand looked like in Borås 2011. (Before all of the thousands of weavers arrived!) We showed the sample weave from the tapestry Spirit Bear which was being woven at the studio. I wonder what we should bring this time?

Alice Lund Textilier's stand at VÄV11, in Borås
Photo: Alice Lund Textilier AB

tisdagen den 4:e mars 2014

In the loom

This is what the loom looks like at the moment, beautiful grays...

A "röllakan" rug in the loom, design by Folke Heybroek
Photo: Alice Lund Textilier AB

A "röllakan" rug in the loom, design by Folke Heybroek
Photo: Alice Lund Textilier AB