ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS
We want to create venues with different activities and development projects. Read on to learn more about what we already do.
Take a look att our video; click HERE.
We are now ready to start our courser and otehr wenues as our weaving studio is now furnished and fitted with looms and plenty of materials. Take a look at our mini film.
Wishing you all a fantastic weaving autumn!
Project with a Grindvävstol (small table loom) in focusThe goal for this project is that with the help of a simple tool, you should be able to learn how to weave with instructive films and descriptions even for a beginner. A number of descriptions have been written up and with a simple structure description on how a warp arrangement and threading in the gate could look like.
You can find the weaving descriptions HERE.
Five films have been produced to describe the weave set and other elements of the gate loom.
You can find the films HERE. Currently they are in swedish. The project will be presented at our Weavingcafé in Rydal on 11 November.
A Grindvävstol course for beginners will be held in February 2022. We hope that weaving in Grindvävstol will be a well-known concept where simplicity is in focus with our films and descriptions as support. The project has been carried out with the support of the Nämnden för Hemslöjdsfrågor.
Autumn residenceThe administration for cultural development in the region of Västra Götaland has given craftsmen space and time for artistic development by offering a two-week handicraft residence in Rydal collaborating with International Weaving Center Sjuhärad. In 2021 Vega Syversætre Johannessen has been appointed. Between 20 September and 3 October, Vega will work and experiment inInternational Weaving Center's studio at Rydal's old spinning mill. She will explore the qualities of linen along with various crepe bindings. Its structures, luster and fall will be examined! Vega has previously studied to be a textile designer at the School of Textiles in Borås and immersed herself in the art of hand weaving at Fristad Folkhögskola. Her findings will be revealed att out Weavingcafé on 11th of November.
Collaboration and support
The associaton has received monetary support from Västra Götalands regon's cultural board to enable a continuation of the developing of our project until 2021.The project is also run by a big nonprofit assistance and with the support of Rydals museum and Marks kommun .
We have during 2020-2022 a collaboration with Art Center Sjuhärad; initiated by Boy Konsthall, Dreamfactory Uddebo, Contemporary Circus Festival Rydal and Rydals Museum . We are stronger if we work together and cooperating with each other, we ensure that more people can use the respective actors' programs. The initiative aims to contribute to a stronger cultural life in Sjuhärad. In the future we are planing to create a new form of weaving residence in cooperation. The project is carried out with the support of the region of Borås. If you want to know more go to the Borås region's website HERE.
ExhibitionsOur exhibition "Väv i Sjuhärad" which was produced with funds we received from Sparbanksstiftelsen Sjuhärad. We would like it to tour around our region. If you have tips on suitable places, feel free to contact us by sending the suggestions via our contact form on the website. Our exhibition is now showing at Remfabriken in Gothenburg from the 16th of April until 16th of August this year. It will also be shown during the Halmstad 2022 Weaving Fair.
This November the association's publication "Weave in Sjuhärad" came from the printing house. It is available for purchase for members at a discounted price of 70 SEK and 90SEK for non-members plus shipping och packaging. These are only available in Swedish for the time being. To order contacts us on the association's information mail.