- Mar 22, 2009Thanks for writing !
A big thanks again to Charlotte and the museum volunteers who worked so hard to put this together !
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "knitabitt" <clausen77@...> wrote:
> I want to send a BIG thank you to all the people that made the 2009 Nordic
> Knitting Conference possible. This was the first year I attended the conference
> and I was only able to attend the banquet and Evelyn Clarks 'Icelandic Shawl'
> class on Sunday. I was impressed by the way the conference was put together and
> by the inspirational talent of the teachers/designers that participated. It was
> great to have Acorn Street Shop, Toot Le Blanc & Co., Chalet in the Woods and the museum gift shop there to support the knitters with fantastic yarn, tools, and books.
> I encourage you to let Karin or Charlotte know what you liked or disliked about
> the conference. They and many others are striving to make the event a rich and
> gratifying experience for all!
> I also want to send out a HUGE thank you to Karin Lowe for pursuing her
> inspiration to approach the museum about bringing teachers and fiber artists
> from Scandinavia to share their talent. Karin has given us the opportunity to
> enriches our lives, strengthen our connection to our culture and heritage as
> well as share what we have learned.
> Tusen takk, Karin for your hard work and dedication to a great idea!
> --- In email@example.com, "Karin" <loweosborn@> wrote:
> > WOW, I had a great time and I hope everyone else did too. I LOVED my
> > classes and was greatly inspired by my instructors. Marianne Isager had
> > a creative mitten pattern using Domino, Domino/Shadow, and Entrelac.
> > What a fun person !
> > Evelyn Clark's Icelandic Modern Lace was wonderful, very interesting,
> > and we got to go on a "field trip" within the museum to see their lace
> > collection. Thanks to Evelyn, Karen, and Alex I made it thru my first
> > lace sampler !
> > Katarina Brieditis is a very creative designer and it's amazing what she
> > has created using every scrap of felted sweaters for her DoRedo
> > project. My daughter, who took the class with me, is now scrounging thru
> > thrift stores for more sweaters. I've never seen her so excited about
> > handicrafts !
> > Did anyone go to the banquet ? She gave the presentation and I had no
> > idea that she has done so much design work from fashion, traditional and
> > contemporary knitting, porcelain, rugs, fabrics, IKEA, LINUM, etc..
> > For those of us who were oohing and aahing over her Rorstrand dinnerware
> > designs here is a picture off the website
> > <http://www.rorstrand.se/web/rorstrandwww.nsf/pages/6F1E95162607DD32C225\
> > 7177003AED5D!OpenDocument&Expand=1> Looks like there are only two
> > places listed there that sell in the US.
> > If you still want to send in your evaluations/suggestions for the
> > Conference please do so. We want to make it better and better !
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