Studio Art Quilt Associates

Sunday, January 30, 2011

SAQA Member -Linda Colsh

Greetings All,
I enjoyed Jean's video some much I thought that I would share more with you. This week we have on from Linda Colsh. If you would like to see one of yourself or others do let me know. I will try a post one a week. I do have the next 7 weeks covered. Enjoy:-)

Monday, January 24, 2011

Jean Judd's Visioning Project Adventure

Greetings All,
Member Jean Judd wanted to share her experience with the "Visioning Project" and we hope that you find it helpful.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

P.I.E.C.E.S. Artist Reception slide-show

Greetings All,
I thought that I would share with you a slide-show from my artist reception from P.I.E.C.E.S. at Concordia University and I hope that you enjoy it.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Opening at the Fine Line for Material Ways

Yesterday afternoon we had a wonderful clear, sunny day for our opening of Material Ways at the Fine Line in St Charles.

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Several of the artist were there, including Laura Wasilowski, Pat Kroth, Stephanie Nordlin, Deborah Fell, and BJ Parady


BJ, Laura, me, Stephanie.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Material Ways

Hello Everyone,
The Material Ways show is up and running. Just a few details to finish
up before the opening on Saturday. (Like making punch!)
If you've never been to the Fine Line, I suggest you look at this map
<> to get there. Also, you
can see our exhibit information on this page of their web site
See you Saturday 1 - 4:00!

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Material Ways at the Fine Line

Walk of the Cranes by Pat Bishop

Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles will host “Material Ways,” an exhibit of art quilts created
by our Illinois and Wisconsin regional members of SAQA, the Studio Art Quilters Alliance. The show will take place in Fine Line’s Kavanagh Gallery from January 8 – February 19, 2011 with the opening reception scheduled for Saturday, January 8th from 1:30pm – 4pm. Gallery hours are Monday through Sunday from 10am until 5pm.

Each art quilt reflects personal experiences of everyday life and the beauty of the natural world. Quilt artists to be featured are: Frieda Anderson, Gail Baar, Patricia Bergh, Pat Bishop, Kathy Downie, Deborah Fell, Mary Ellen Heus, Nancy Kimpel, Pat Kroth, Barbara Lardon, Karen Linduska, Stephanie Nordlin, BJ Parady,, Jeanne, Pfister, Casey Puetz, Jill Robinson, Katherine Sands, Virginia Spiegle, Sue Spurlock, Tracy McCabe Stewart and Laura Wasilowski.

Fine Line Creative Arts Center is an educational center devoted to helping individuals nurture their creative energies. It provides year-round classes in a wide range of media including weaving, knitting, crochet, machine knitting, dyeing, jewelry, glass, blacksmithing, pottery, painting, drawing, printmaking and papermaking. Visit for more information.