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Skandinaviens största tidskrift om textil konst och vävning,
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I Vävmagasinet möter du textila utövare i alla tänkbara textila tekniker, från det traditionella till det mer experimentella. Varje nummer bjuder dessutom på 10 exklusivt framtagna vävbeskrivningar. Vi bevakar utställningar, utbildningar och textila nyheter. Vävmagasinet utkommer med fyra färgstarka nummer per år och trycks i 2 editioner: svensk och engelsk, vi erbjuder också gratis en förkortad tysk översättning av beskrivningarna, sök efter "Deutsche Überzetsung" på vår hemsida! I Japan kan man även läsa den med en japansk bilaga, och i Nederländerna med en förkortad översättning på holländska.

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Welcome to VÄV

The main textile and weaving magazine in Scandinavia,
read in 30 countries around the world!

Scandinavian Weaving Magazine meets textile artists and practitioners who work in very varied techniques, from traditional methods to the more experimental. Each issue contains ten weaving projects specially designed for Scandinavian Weaving Magazine. We cover courses, exhibitions and the latest textile news. Scandinavian Weaving Magazine is published in four colourful and inspiring issues annually and is available in two editions: Swedish and English. We also offer a free German translation of the projects and technical articles, just search for "Deutsche Übersetzung" at this site.

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Textile events in Stockholm

Two intense days of great experiences and fun meetings.

Here are a few:

Lomakka at the Stockholm Furniture Fair.

And Almgren Silk Weaving on Södermalm in Stockholm.

The exhibition continues t o m 21 February. SEE IT!


Innovative and exciting. Technical brilliance grounded in the craft. In a stunning setting!


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VERONICA NYGREN  at  Thielska galleriet på Djurgården i Stockholm, until 31 maj.


Hedvig Hedqvist writes about  Veronica Nygren i next VÄV!


JORD, NAVAJOGOBELIN, 1983 65 x 100 cm.



LIN MORGON, 130×230 cm. Navajogobelin. By Handarbetets Vänner, Kajsastina Wickman, master weaver. 1994.


HAREN OM HÖSTEN, 150×200 cm Navajogobelin. By Handarbetets Vänner, Kajsastina Wickman, master in weaving, 1982.




 The Large Gallery displays Finnish rugs.

It is a very nice selection showing the technique, history and artists significance.

Do you want to learn more about the Finnish ryorna and Finnish textile published vävmagasinet 4/10 a major theme issue.



Desgin Ritva Puotila, by  FINSKA HANDARBETETS VÄNNER. www.visithelsinki.fi


Bedcover in rya from Dr. Tuomas Sopanen collections. 


The Little Gallery at the HV displayed original designs from the 1950s and ’60s, along with

newly developed embroidery designed by Ann-Sofie Svansbo.

The embroideries are designed the known textile artists to Östergötland County Hemslöjdsförening

and is now on the New Museum in Linköping.

Anna Lindqvist, New Museum and Ann-Sofie Svansbo, Hemslöjden in Östergötland,

has written the book Embroidery from the 50th and 60th centuries where the newly developed

designs with descriptions available together with texts about the artists.

The book can be ordered through Bokdisken. www.vavmagasinet.se.

See the exhibition, buy a pack materials and embroider your way through some of the great

artists pattern.



Silverrosor by Elsa Agélii.


New design by Ann-Sofie Svansbo.


And finally a big thanks to the Friends you for creating this opportunity for exhibitions.

We look forward to many textile experiences to come.