I’m reblogging this post from KerryCan. She and her husband just came back from an intensive weaving immersion, learning Swedish, Danish and other Scandinavian weaving techniques.
Whew! We’re home again, mentally exhausted and physically sore, but full of ideas and enthusiasm for a craft we love.
And you, too, can achieve all this!
I have one purpose in writing—to encourage you to go away, to find an intensive learning experience in your favorite craft, whether it is cooking, knitting, writing, gardening, quilting . . . just go.
Not a mellow retreat, not an afternoon crafting with friends, although those have their place.
Find yourself an opportunity to spend a week, or more, undistracted by daily chores and obligations, to work really hard, with nothing more important than immersing yourself in something you love.
Our week at Vavstuga Weaving School felt, at times, like boot camp. But, like boot camp, we came out stronger and more confident, and ready to move to a new level of weaving.
The course we took was Nordic Classics and, because I…
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