Last Sunday in January is always Østerled Sunday – a gathering for quilters south east of Oslo, the capital of Norway.
Østerled is an expression from the vikings, going east (øst) on their quests.
This year I had the privilege of teaching, other years I am a participant.
In my class the topic was hand piecing, both traditional hand piecing and English paper piecing. Through the day 16 wonderful women made all these stars.
If we had joined forces we could have made a full quilt easily :-)
Since I was teaching I must admit I was not thinking to much about taking photos, and I forgot to take photos in the shop present, Kathrines Quilte Stue, but you all know already I love her shop!
We all enjoyed lunch together around noon, and after the day was over, we had a show & tell from all the classes.
Since a lot of the ladies are travelling quite a distance, everyone was not present at the show & tell, so I am so glad I had a photo taken of all the beautiful stars in my class.
Merethe’s class played with black, white + another colour
Bente’s class enjoyed different embroidery stitches.
All the photos are taken from a distance, so please bear with the slightly blurry photos.
My star class :-)
May Britt's heart class
May-Lisbeth’s Winding Ways class
A small show & tell of quilts finished from last year.
Before we started driving home, Kitty gave us a workout on stiff quilter’s muscles.
Thanks Kitty :-)
Thanks to May-Lisbeth and everyone,
for making this day so nice!
Vitamin Q in big dose!
What a great day, I'm glad your class went so well.ReplyDelete
I used to do my EPP on the train to work and often thought if I gave everyone some to do, we would have a whole quilt everyday!ReplyDelete
Beautiful quilts, blocks and all them great smiles ....:)....ReplyDelete
Congrats on being one of the teachers.
Thanks for sharing
Just the thing to brighten up a mid-winter day. It looks like a wonderful time! :-)ReplyDelete
We had a great day, and I would love to go back there :)ReplyDelete
Her var det mye fint å se! Ser gøy ut, med så mange fine kurs på en plass...ReplyDelete
Mye lekkert og mange glade damer :-)ReplyDelete
Many clever and creative ladies at Østerled! You have a lovely blog, Hanne :)ReplyDelete
lovely work - I wish I could encourage more quilters to try hand piecing but most want to stick with there sewing machines - enjoy your blogReplyDelete
Her var det mange flotte damer samlet :-) Mange flotte prosjekter.ReplyDelete
Ser ut som dere hadde en trivelig event :-)ReplyDelete