The Swedish knakebrod is reproduced in the traditional manner using a brazier for heat on a tile board. The demonstration includes the rolling, cutting (with traditional tools) and cooking of the crisp bread with a display of already complete knakabrod. In addition, the 18th century Swedish recipe book will be on display opened to the knakabrod recipe.
PO Box 1162
Morrisville PA 19067 - Phone: (215)219-9542
Blacksmith Bill Kucharski has been forging since 2013 and his accomplice Jenny Purner since 2014. This will be their second year demonstrating at Scandinavian Fest and showing off many of their Viking inspired creations!
Embroidery from the Hardanger fjord area of western Norway. A very precise counted embroidery worked on even weave fabric. Used to decorate household linens and clothes. Lavinia is a member of the Garden State Chapter of the Embroidery Guild of America.
Califon NJ - USA
Wheat weaving and straw art
Linda Beiler has been working with wheat straw for over 20 years. She is a
juried member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, Reading/Berks Guild of
Craftsmen, Lancaster Designer Craftsmen, and is on the roster of Artists in
Education with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and Young Audiences of
New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. In 2009, her book, Wheat Weaving &
Straw Art was published as a book in the Heritage Crafts Series by Stackpole
Publishing. Linda is a member of the National Association of Wheat Weavers,
an international organization dedicated to preserving and promoting all
types of straw art.
2140 Beaver Dam Road
Honey Brook PA 19344 - Phone: (610)273-2784