Hand dyed, hand spun, hand stitched, handwoven.
Specializing in hand made and bespoke textiles in the Sámi and Suomi traditions of my ancestors.
I will be selling my handmade products and crafting supplies via On-line Platforms. Please Contact me if you would like to discuss a Custom Order.
As my shoulder and arm have improved since my cancer surgery, I have begun to weave again. I am accepting some custom orders, though it may take me a bit longer to complete. If you have any questions, please CONTACT ME.
Plant Dyed Yarn Kits
Natural Plant Dyes
Sámi Duodji Crafts and Supplies
Rya Rug Kits
Tales of a Sámi
In Finnish mythology and the epic poem “Kalevala”,Päivätär was the Weaving and Spinning Goddess.
“Twas the fair maid of the Norththe Land’s famous, water’s choicesat on the sky’s collar bowupon heaven’s archshimmered in clean clothesand in white garments;cloth of gold she is weavingof silver she is workingfrom a gold shuttleKalevala 8
with a silver reed.The shuttle whizzed in her graspin her hand the spool swivelledthe heddles of copper creakedthe silver reed slammedas the maid wove cloth.”