Scandinavian Weavers Retrospective – Edi Thorstensson

Edi Thorstensson has been weaving since 1966.  She has studied at the Chicago Art Institute, Mora Folkhögskola in Sweden, Sievers School of Fiber Arts, the Weavers Guild of Minnesota, and in Norway.  She lives in St. Peter, Minnesota.

Turkeys and Corn.  ca 1988
Technique:  Rölakan Swedish single interlocked tapestry
Materials:  Linen warp, Swedish cow hair weft, 16″ x 13 1/4″

DSCN2244Paradhandduk  (Display towel)  ca. 1988
Technique:  Plain and pick-up weave, lace
Materials:  Cotton and linen, 36″ x 17 3/4″

DSCN2240Untitled  2014
Technique:  Riyji
Materials:  Cotton warp; wool weft; handspun silk and wool, and linen pile, 15 1/2″ x 14 1/2″

About Robbie LaFleur
Weaving in Minnesota, when I can!

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