April 30, 2016 - Becky Ashenden, A Nordic Journey

NYGH April 2016 speaker Becky Ashenden

Becky Ashenden

Indulge in a mini trip to Sweden and beyond visiting their world of rich and varied textile traditions. Becky will present many examples and discuss the multitude of structures and materials used. These will include linens, rugs, bands, drawloom weaving, sheepskin backed coverlets and more. Becky Ashenden is the author of Dress Your Loom the Vävstuga Way: A Bench-Side Photo Guide, she has translated several weaving books from the Swedish. She has produced Dress Your Swedish Drawloom and Dress Your Loom the Swedish Way videos. She is the owner and master weaver at the Vävstuga Weaving School in the Berkshires of Massachusetts.

Photo courtesy of http://www.vavstuga.com/

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