Scandinavian Weavers Retrospective — Ellen Anderson

Ellen Anderson, a member of the Scandinavian Weavers Study Group for several years, passed away several years ago.  It’s only fitting that two of her pieces are represented in the retrospective.  One tapestry is noteworthy because is is a beautifully-executed pattern that was sold by Husflid in Norway.  For decades, many weavers in Norway wove the image when learning the unique joins and technique of Norwegian billedvev.  These tapestries were provided by Ellen’s daughter Karin Maah’s, who is following in her mother’s footsteps as an enthusiastic weaver and member of the Scandinavian Weavers Interest Group.


“Julestjernen og englene” (Christmas Star and Angels).  Karin thought that her mother purchased the pattern or took it from a book.  It was woven with Norsk Kunstvevgarn Spelsauul and DMC thread


About Robbie LaFleur
Weaving in Minnesota, when I can!

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