Year: 2020

Sami Weaving Reeds

Sami Craft Supplies

A selection of Saami reindeer leather kits and craft supplies are now available for purchase. Sami Reindeer Leather Bracelet Kits These Kits include: Reindeer leather strip Pewter thread Reindeer Antler button Linen thread Nylon thread Leather Glovers needle Sharp needle Pewter Thread Pewter thread is traditionally used for embroidery and embellishments on Sami style clothing. …

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Finnish Folk Art Rya Kit

Finnish Folk Rya Kits

Finnish Folk Rya Kits This new series of Rya Rug kits that I am designing are based on the traditional folk Rya of Finland. ‘Suomen Kansanomaiset Ryijyt’. Some of the earliest Rya in Finland date back to the 1700’s – 1800’s. Many of the rya of that period were geometric in shape, containing repetitive squares, …

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Ikkuna Rya

Ikkuna Rya Rug Kits

Ikkuna – Window Pane – Rya Rug Kits I first designed these ‘Ikkuna’ Window Panes Rya kits about 20 years ago. I wove the first sample rya on my Glimakra tapestry loom. Each window pane gives a view of a different hand dyed colour, framed in black. The popular kits have gone through many variations …

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Needlepoint Yarn Kit

Tapestry Yarn Kits

Natural Plant Dyed Needlepoint Tapestry Wool These are hand dyed tapestry wool yarn kits. The yarns that I use for these kits are organic wool, no nylon, no chemicals, just pure natural wool. The yarns are all dyed using natural plant dyes. The wool yarn is similar in weight to Appleton’s tapestry wools and are …

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Rya Rug Exhibit

1970’s Rya Rugs

1970’s Rya Rug Exhibit These are some rya rugs I designed a few years ago, in the style of the 1960’s – 70’s rya rugs. The yarns were all hand dyed. The rugs were woven on a floor loom. Solar Sky Rya Rug Approx size: 45 cm x 70 cm Diamonds and Tears Rya Rug …

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