Have you seen julverkstad or (*17*) craft workshops are popping up in every single place and appear extra widespread than ever.
Swedes are identified to be an energetic bunch however are they equally artistic and artful? We’d say so! Swedish colleges, libraries, SFI teams and (*17*) markets proper throughout the nation are providing a chance to place your stitching, wooden carving and bauble portray abilities to the take a look at!
An opportunity to show your hand to wreath making, flower arranging, and making your individual tree decorations. “Crafting” positively appears to be the brand new factor! Age and talent doesn’t matter. What we expect is vital is seizing each alternative to get into the (*17*) spirit.
A bit of historical past…
It was throughout the late 1800’s that business (*17*) decorations turned obtainable within the bigger Swedish cities, the best being imported from Germany. Prior to that the one decorations had been dwell candles or hanging fruit and sometimes garlands created from paper or straw. It wasn’t till the 1940’s that individuals may afford store purchased presents. Handcrafted items had been the most typical items earlier than then.
Check out these Christmas craft ideas for some (*17*) craft inspiration and as this years reward (åretsjulklapp) is the knitted reward. Perhaps you may get pals collectively and check out your hand at some pretty home made (*17*) items.
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