Aune Mattilla

National Committee: 
Position: 
NC Member

Education: Master of pedagogy, University of Jyväskylä
Hobbies: quilting, dyeing fabrics, skiing, orienteering, singing in a choir, gardening, reading, traveling
Quilting exhibitions, my own: Pälkäne library, 2001
Textile artist Anu Pylsy´s place, 2005
Pälkäne library, 2009

Together with others: Kangasala library, 2001 and 2002
Vaasa, 2003
Pikonlinna, 2003
Tampere House, 2004
Valkeakoski, 2004
Juupajoki, 2005
Saarikylä, 2007
Quilting studies: Many courses in Finland and some during international quilt meetings in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Spain. Internet lessons by teachers Bonnie Hunter, Dorothy Young and Tara Kos from U.S.A. I have travelled and visited quilt exhibitions all over the world: Australia, Hawaii, China, U.S.A. and many European countries. I have studied dyeing in Finland and even in Gambia. I have had many round robins and exchanges with international quilters; the last one was a miniature quilt exchange 2012 with Jeanne Ameduri in St Louis. I have taken part in different mystery quilts and exchanging quilt blocks with other quilters.
My work has been featured several times in the Finnish quilt association (Finn Quilt ry) magazine, Tilkkulehti. The local newspapers, Sydän-Hämeen lehti and Kangasalan sanomat, have written articles of my exhibitions numerous times, providing positive reviews.

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