Ylva Kongbäck is a designer and founder of the village Ylva. She has built a multi-award-winning career during her many years in the industry. She started her professional career in 1976 as a teacher for the designer students, specializing in weaving Textiles / Textile Institute, for 13-14 years. In the 1980s, She immersed herself in ripstekniken and developed it. In the 1990s, She started on a mission to reclaim the knowledge and inspire the development of weaving straw into a crafts project. Ylva travels and teaches courses in these specializations to spread the word in Sweden and other Nordic countries.
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