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Slöjd (Handcraft)

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Create useful and beautiful objects inspired by Sweden’s long-standing handcraft tradition, slöjd

Learn about our handcraft classes for all ages

Slöjd-Inspired Objects in ASI’s Collections

Serving Spoon

Check out this small wooden spoon carved and painted by Jämt Olov Persson.

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Coverlet

This coverlet was woven by an unknown maker using wool and hemp.

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Carved Figure

This wooden figure was carved by Axel Roberts Petersson. What do you think he’s up to?

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Read

Carving for Kids

By Robin Edward Trudel

Link

The Teacher’s Hand-Book of Slöjd

By Otto Salomon

Link

Easy Carpentry Projects for Children

By Jerome E. Leavitt

Link

Knitting for Beginners

By Erica Rice

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Create

Paper Clay Spoons

Instructions

Carved Pencils

Instructions

Arm Knit Scarf

Instructions

Paper Beads

Instructions

More Resources

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