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  • Norwegian Bunad Biscornu Pincushion

    The Fourth Norwegian Bunad Biscornu Pincushion

    I love the traditional Norwegian patterns for the “bringeduk” because they come in some many different shapes and patterns and on top of that, everything changes depending on the colours you use. This one…

  • The second Norwegian Bunad Biscornu Pincushion

    The second Norwegian Bunad Biscornu Pincushion

    My second pincushion as a biscornu is in beautiful shades of purple. Fun fact: My favourite colour is purple. You may have noticed it earlier. When I came across the original pattern which had…

  • The Two-sized Norwegian Biscornu Pincushion Patterns

    The Two-sized Norwegian Biscornu Patterns

    I wanted to incorporate some of the old traditional forms of embroidery from Norway into something fun and quirky. In my humble opinion, biscornu pincushions are loads of fun and quirkness! So I dug…

  • The Stag, the doe & the Autumn

    The Stag, the doe & the autumn

    The deer has apparently been my spirit animal for quite some time. It started when we were testdriving our then new car. A wonderful Ford Mondeo stationwagon which we later named “The Madam”. It…

  • Svartsaum Duk - a norwegian traditional cloth

    Svartsaum Duk – a norwegian traditional pattern

    In Norway the traditional folk costume is called “Bunad”. They came in many beautiful shapes and forms depending on geographical location. Some even mix elements to create their own family folk costume and it’s…