Saturday 30 July 2016

Meeting Sarah Fielke

Thursday the 28th of July I joined Sarah Fielke's workshop at  Dorry's  quiltshop in Overloon:  Quilt it & Dotty . We made one block from her 'Sunflowers and hearts quilt'

Sarah's instructions were clear and she took the time to answer all of our questions even though we had a big group of ladies. We had a lot of fun and I met several ladies for the first time, but also other bloggers. 

The workshop included Sarah's new book: 'Old quilts new life' . I love to read and browse quilt books so I was more than happy with this. It is a fun book with lots of pictures including the antique quilts Sarah used for inspiration.
Funny enough I have just a small part on photo of her Sunflowers and hearts quilt. Lots of different pinks for the background which I like.

Dorry took care of us during the day. Lunch and Dinner were included, not to forget coffee, tea and cakes!

After dinner Sarah (on the right) told us her quilting life story and showed quilts from a suitcase taken all the way from Australia. This is her quilt called: 'Dotty for Dresden' (book: Material Obsession), which gave a big smile on Dorry's face (on the left). Both like dots!

This quilt is called: 'Charlotte sometimes' ( book: Material Obsession 2). On top is a small quilt from Sarah' s book: 'Little quilts', still on my wish list.

 I love this quilt called: 'All that and the hatter'. Future project???

 Sarah uses lots of animals in all her quilts, in sometimes unexpected places.

 And just one more photo of this quilt....

 We had lovely weather so the trunkshow was held in the garden.

Here a close-up of that small quilt Sarah is holding.

This is from the book: 'Quilting from little things', but my book is in Dutch and called: 'Quilten met Sarah Fielke'. So I only know the Dutch name of the quilt: 'Molentje' . It is a fun quilt with a beautiful fabric in the corners  from Anna Maria Horner.

 The border is very special and fun!!!

 Another fun quilt. If you want to learn how to make these words and letters you can go to Sarah's Craftsy class

Thanks Dorry and Sarah for this wonderful day!!!

If you want to read more about this day and see more pictures I saw two more posts: Ingrid and Anja

Have a creative weekend,



Anja.M said...

Leuk dat je mijn blog vond, nu heb ik ook die van jou ;)
Het was een leuke show & tell ben echt fan van haar.
Zelf maak ik de quilt niet mijn handen kunnen niet meer zo goed appliceren.
Maar het is een geweldig mooie quilt.
Quilt groetjes Anja.

Mystic Quilter said...

What a lucky lady you are taking part in this workshop with Sarah Fielke, lovely to see your photos of her quilts. So pleased I found your blog from Pieceful Life.

Nifty Quilts said...

What a fun day and lovely setting. Lots of new inspiration!

Supergoof said...

Wat was het leuk hè,...
Het boek met de kleine quiltjes lijkt mij ook een diewilikhebben,...
Fijne dag en tot de volgende keer!

ineke said...

Zo dat is leuk geweest. Leuk verslag van z'n leuke dag met heeeeeeeel veeeeeeel inspiratie gok ik zo maar. Fijne zondag ineke

Phyllis said...

Wat een geweldige dag en wat een enig verslag (he dat rijmt :-) ). Een workshop en show and tell door Sarah en dan ook nog verwend worden door Dorry, dat is toch wel genieten in het kwadraat!

Tilly said...

Wat een leuke dag is dit geweest, en wat een prachtige kleurige quilt, je hebt gelijk zin om aan een te beginnen. Bedankt voor je leuke foto's.
Groetjes Tilly

Unknown said...

Dat klinkt als een hele leuke dag Annemieke.Ben benieuwd wat voor nieuwe creaties uit voort komen.
Groetjes Karin

Rachaeldaisy said...

What a fun and colourful day. I love that the trunk show was held outside.

Jocelyn is Canadian Needle Nana said...

I too think you are lucky to spend a day with Sarah and fellow stitchers. I found so much inspiration reading this post about it. Thank you for sharing and I would love to make the Hatters quilt too.

Sandi said...

Lovely day with a lovely creative lady sharing some lovely quilts. I'm working on her current BOM called Happy Days.

Thanks for sharing?

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marion anderson said...

hey, leuk dat ik je hier terug vind, knuffel voor je teckeltje van mij...heel veel liefs marion

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