Frida Hansen – Art Nouveau in Full Bloom
Published by the Stavanger Art Museum in 2015, this book features the works of Frida Hansen (1855–1931) who was an internationally acclaimed artist from Stavanger, Norway. She was active at the turn of the twentieth century and pioneered the development of Norwegian...
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The Warp-Weighted Loom (Kljásteinavefstadurinn Oppstadveven)
By Hildur Hakonardottir, Elizabeth Johnston, and Marta Kløve Juul. Edited by Randi Andersen and Atle Ove Martinussen. For almost six years, these authors have inspired each other and others to contribute to this interdisciplinary book about the North Atlantic cultural...
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Selbu Mittens by Anne Bardsgard
Discover the rich history of a Norwegian knitting tradition with over 500 charts and 35 classic patterns. Illustrated, hardcover.
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Norwegian Pick Up Bandweaving
For the first time in English, here's a complete book about Norwegian pick-up bandweaving—from its fascinating history to beautiful bands you can make yourself, with more than 100 pattern charts from bands in museum collections, including Vesterheim's. Meticulously researched, easy-to-read,...
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Craft of the Dyer by Karen Leigh Casselman
Complete guide to making and using dyes from plants and lichens. Introductory chapters on equipment, mordants, dyeing procedures, and other essentials are followed by chapters on individual plants and their suitability for dyeing, how to process them, colors, dye-fastness, and...
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Cradle Loom Booklet
Newly revised! Lila Nelson, previous Vesterheim Textile Curator, originally wrote these instructions for how to use the cradle loom in 1977. Includes detailed drawings and updated full-color pictures. Softcover.
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Skinnfeller du kan lage selv by Britt Solheim
Learn the ancient craft of sewing and decorating a sheepskin coverlet with Solheim, who has taught skinnfeller at Vesterheim, Includes full-color photographs and patterns. Norwegian text. Hardcover.
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Small Items of Sheepskin by Britt Solheim
Complete instructions for sewing and printing skinnfell by this Vesterheim instructor from Norway. Softcover.
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Tape Loom Weaving Simplified by Regina Britton
Complete instructions for working with a tape loom. Includes pattern charts and full-color photographs. Spiral-bound, softcover.
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Norwegian Tapestry Weaving by Maria Brekke Koppen
The classic book on Norwegian tapestry. Profusely illustrated with over 220 black and white drawings, photographs, and 4 color plates. The translation combines the 1978 and 1988 editions. It includes: history, joining techniques (especially the Norwegian dovetail), looms, designing, weaving...
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Preserving Textiles by Harold F. Mailand and Dorothy Stites Alig
A practical guide for the nonspecialist, including individuals responsible for family heirlooms, private collectors, and employees of institutions that do not have professional conservation staffs. Softcover.
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Poetry in Stitches by Solveig Hisdal
Solveig Hisdal is a Norwegian designer of clothing and textiles and the principal designer for Oleana sweaters. Now translated into English text, this beautiful full-color book shows Hisdal’s designs. Includes patterns and instructions for you to make these sweaters. Softcover.
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Elegant Hardanger Embroidery by Yvette Stanton
A step-by-step manual from novice to advanced stitcher, with helpful diagrams, hints, and tips at every stage. Softcover.
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Lichen Dyes: The New Source Book by Karen Diadick Casselman
Lichens have been used to create brilliant, versatile dyes for over 4,000 years. In this comprehensive guide based on 25 years of meticulous research, Casselman explains how to create and use dyes derived from these unusual plants. Filled with expert...
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