• The 2nd Grit’s Life & Friends Quiltfest Takes Place on 20–21 August 2022 in Suderburg, Germany
  • Quilt festival on more than 1.500 sqm
  • International Challenge – Winners!
  • Classes, lectures and workshops (starting on Friday, 19 August)
  • Vendor mall


The opening of the 2nd GL&FQ 2022 with the award ceremony of the Challenge will take place on Friday, 19 August 2022 starting at 6 pm in the foyer of the cafeteria of the Ostfalia College. Afterwards you can visit the exhibitions (until 8 pm).

Opening Hours

  • Friday, Aug 19.: Classes only
  • Saturday, Aug 20: 10:00 to 18:00 hours
  • Sunday, Aug 21: 11:00 to 17:00 hours


  • One-Day Ticket (Saturday or Sunday): 12 €
  • Two-Day Ticket (Saturday andSunday): 18 €

You can purchase tickets when entering the premises.

Entry fees are included in the class fee at the day of the class!

Grit’s Life, Owner Grit Kovacs
Holthuser Weg
29591 Gerdau
+49 5808 755
Contact Form
Ostfalia Hochschule
für angewandte Wissenschaften
Herbert-Meyer-Straße 7
29556 Suderburg

Using Public Transportation

We recommend using Deutsche Bahn (German Rail) and the 9 Euro ticket for less stress when travaling to the location.

  • Train station: Bahnhof Suderburg
  • Bus from train station to Ostfalia Hochschule: 7040/7045
  • Taxi (Mietwagen Jutta Mielke): +49 (0)5826-8121

Class Rooms


Exhibition – Double Play

Tina Kroiß (Bavaria) and Gudrun Brückner-Krebbel (Lower Saxony) met for the first time in January 2020 in Dortmund at a meeting of the Patchwork Guild. In spring, the idea arose to create textile works together despite Corona and the spatial distance. The idea: one theme+one format+one colour scheme = two works. The two results are …

Ilonka Harz: Caleidoscope Blocks

Duration: 7 hours (1 hour lunch break) Participants: 12 Difficulty: Intermediate Who doesn’t know them, the eye-catchers at every quilt exhibition? Sometimes they are a firework of colours, sometimes they are restrainedly elegant. Learn in this day course how to easily create kaleidoscope blocks and join them together to create an atmospheric quilt. General information …