Book launch and exhibition
"Konsten att väva – en praktisk handbok" is a practical and inspiring handbook on weaving from two of Sweden's foremost handweavers - Åsa Pärson and Amica Sundström. This book will teach you everything about weaving, from how to set up a weave, to material selection, binding theory and weaving technique. It is richly illustrated with photographs and educational drawings. The book also contains 22 weaving projects to inspire you, whether you are a beginner or a more experienced weaver. You will also find practical tips that will help you advance your weaving skills. A weaving bible and future classic among craft books! "Konsten att väva – en praktisk handbok" will also be available in English with the title "The Weaving Handbook – The Art and the Craft: Theories, Materials, Techniques and Projects".
Pärson and Sundström will present the process behind the making of the book in a combined exhibition and book launch at Fiberspace between the 20-29th of May 2021. The exhibition will contain samples from the weaving projects and the binding theory, materials and tools as well as the textiles woven specifically for one of the rooms in Pärson’s croft.
The exhibition will be open as follows:Read more