Created by: Geva Skard
Project

Bunad from Rogaland in Norway

What are you most proud of? To learn all the traditional methods used to sew this beatifull garment. I have sewn the Bunad for my daughter and my self, and now I am sewing for my son and my husband. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Use lots of time looking and learning all the methods, and trying them out before you start cutting and sewing the very expensive cloth.

You Can Make This

Geva Skard made Bunad from Rogaland in Norway with:

Classic Tailoring: The Blazer

Class + Kit

Classic Tailoring: The Blazer

with Steffani Lincecum

  • Wool and silk brocade.

Project Description

What are you most proud of? To learn all the traditional methods used to sew this beatifull garment. I have sewn the Bunad for my daughter and my self, and now I am sewing for my son and my husband. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Use lots of time looking and learning all the methods, and trying them out before you start cutting and sewing the very expensive cloth.

Q&A with Geva Skard

Judy Murphy asked:
Spectacular !!!!!! What pattern did you use ?
Geva Skard answered:
I used a pattern developed in the 1920s i Norway. The models were traditional national costumes from the 17 and 1800s. I bought it in a special shop in t.he vestern part of Norway.

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