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New book with photos of Malin Selanders Swatch books/  Selanders signature in Denise’s original books

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At our 2nd monday weavers group Denise brought 3 of the 4 Swatch books by Malin Selander.  These caused quite a stir, and she found them at a second hand store for a little bit of nothing.  What a treasure!
I found in my” books for sale at fiber shows” stash a copy of Swedish Swatches by Malin Selander.  This is a photographic compilation of most of the samples in all four books.  I am looking at it with different eyes after having seen the actual samples.  It made such a difference to see and touch these in person and of course being able to see how different the back of the fabric was.  This was a lady not afraid of color ,and although some of the glitzy metallic 60’s yarns made me cringe a bit, her design ascetic is timeless. Bravo!

By |2016-10-25T16:52:28+00:00February 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. ~ Phyllis ~ March 4, 2011 at 1:34 pm - Reply

    I thoroughly enjoyed my first visit to you blog. Beautiful weaving.

  2. kindred threads March 4, 2011 at 5:00 pm - Reply

    Thanks Phyllis, I hope you find your way back, many times.

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