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  • Karin
    Thanks for writing ! A big thanks again to Charlotte and the museum volunteers who worked so hard to put this together !
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 22, 2009
      Thanks for writing !

      A big thanks again to Charlotte and the museum volunteers who worked so hard to put this together !

      --- In nordicknitters@yahoogroups.com, "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 nordicknitters@yahoogroups.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 !
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
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