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Sewing Thread ~~~ Finland Ѽ

Sewing Thread ~~~ Finland Ѽ

In the Nordic countries centuries ago, after needle and thread paved the way for warmth without having to use animal hides, Finland was the place to be if you wanted to stay warm with the most effective fabrics. It was there that the ryijy rug first found its footing.

In the Nordic countries centuries ago, after needle and thread paved the way for warmth without having to use animal hides, Finland was the place to be if you wanted to stay warm with the most effective fabrics. It was there that the ryijy rug first found its footing.

Selvedge Newsletter no. 44

Selvedge Newsletter no. 44

In the Nordic countries centuries ago, after needle and thread paved the way for warmth without having to use animal hides, Finland was the place to be if you wanted to stay warm with the most effective fabrics. It was there that the ryijy rug first found its footing.

In the Nordic countries centuries ago, after needle and thread paved the way for warmth without having to use animal hides, Finland was the place to be if you wanted to stay warm with the most effective fabrics. It was there that the ryijy rug first found its footing.

Creation, from the series Hommage of Roman Vishniac, 2011 Cut-out pigment print, embroidery, thread, pins and needles on fabric 44 x 32 cm with frame

'Creation' from the series "Hommage of Roman Vishniac" by Finnish artist Ulla Jokisalo Cut-out pigment print, embroidery, thread, pins and needles on fabric, 44 x 32 cm with frame. source: Jokisalo images on pineasy;

In the Nordic countries centuries ago, after needle and thread paved the way for warmth without having to use animal hides, Finland was the place to be if you wanted to stay warm with the most effective fabrics. It was there that the ryijy rug first found its footing.

In the Nordic countries centuries ago, after needle and thread paved the way for warmth without having to use animal hides, Finland was the place to be if you wanted to stay warm with the most effective fabrics. It was there that the ryijy rug first found its footing.

Ulla Jokisalo   embroider and construction of those coats   LOVE it! Give me a tickle in that breathless place.

Collages by Finnish visual artist - Ulla JokisaloUlla Jokisalo is a visual artist whose photography-based works are generally collage-like and physical. Her works of art includes photographs, unique.

Fashion Sketchbook - fashion illustrations & fabric layout; fashion student portfolio // Katarina Lindell

graduate collection - touch me

Fashion Sketchbook - fashion illustrations & fabric layout; fashion student portfolio // Katarina Lindell

Mix And Match Fashion Ideas That Always Work

Mix And Match Fashion Ideas That Always Work

Mix It Up - love this combination of bright patterned shorts with striped top. I just can't do shorts this short

Mango Outlet Metallic off-shoulder blouse

Metallic off-shoulder blouse

Mango Outlet Metallic off-shoulder blouse

Luxe Pauvre

Luxe Pauvre

Dear Stella House Designer - Lanikai - Ikat in Blue

Dear Stella House Designer Fabric - Lifes A Beach, Pier Pressure, For Fox Sake

Creative Villages by Lene Alve, Finland.  From a class by Karen Eckmeier, posted at Quilted Lizard

Creative Villages by Lene Alve, Finland. From a class by Karen Eckmeier, posted at Quilted Lizard

"The waist ornament of the Viking Period apron from Humikkala, Masku, is made separately and sewn onto the upper edge of the fabric. Spun woollen yarn of several plies runs through the spirals of both the waist and hem decorations." Pretty sure this photograph is by the Flying Stitchman. (http://travellingtraining.blogspot.com.au/2010/11/night-at-national-museum-of-finland.html)

"The waist ornament of the Viking Period apron from Humikkala, Masku, is made separately and sewn onto the upper edge of the fabric. Spun woollen yarn of several plies runs through the spirals of both the waist and hem decorations.