Posts Tagged ‘chicago school of fusing’

The Chicago School of Fusing, Girls of May Birthday Bash

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Earlier this week we met for the annual May birthday party for Laura, Frieda, Emily and Anne. Laura Wasilowski greeted us to her humble abode in Elgin. Anne Fahl and Trish Williams listen attentively to Jane Sassaman while Frieda Anderson takes notes and Emily Parson knits. It looks like such serious business, but this is […]


One of a Kind show 2010

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Yesterday, Nina and I went to the One of a Kind show at the merchandise mart in downtown Chicago with this dynamic duo. I feel so bad about not taking many photos, I snapped this one of Frieda and Laura in the elevator of my building on our way out. There were lots of beautiful […]


Lunch with the CSOF and IL/WI SAQA reps

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Yesterday my friend Trish Williams and I drove out to the burbs to have lunch with Laura Wasilowski, Frieda Anderson, Anne Lullie and Emily Parson. Laura, Frieda and Trish are the new Illinois/Wisconsin SAQA reps., so it was part meeting and part social time. Most of us haven’t seen each other since spring, you would […]


Chicago School of Fusing May birthday lunch

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Many of the members of the Chicago School of Fusing have birthdays in May; Laura Wasilowski, Frieda Anderson, Emily Parson and Anne Lullie. Life’s busy schedules prevented Emily and Anne from making it this year and unfortunately Melody is now too far away to come for lunch. On Saturday Frieda and Laura picked up Nina […]


Christmas lunch with the CSOF

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Sunday was the annual Chicago School of Fusing Christmas lunch with Jane Sassaman, me, Frieda Anderson, Emily Parson, Laura Wasilowski and Anne Lullie. Frieda brought Champagne and cranberry juice for Poinsettias, yumm! Emily brought out her 25 little knit socks for an advent calendar she is making. They were so cute, every one wanted to […]


Women Packing Irons Reception

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Here’s Anne, Frieda and I before the reception started. Ann and Laura were off teaching and Emily had not yet arrived. There was a very good turn out and I was too busy chatting to remember to take other photos. The Quilt National Exhibit is really good, one of the best collections of work I […]


Hanging with the Chicago School of Fusing

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Today the Chicago School of Fusing hung a show at the Bloomingdale Park District Museum that will coincide with an exhibit from Quilt National. It was a fun morning with lots of laughter, gorgeous quilts and flying hammers. Followed by lunch chatting about blogging, teaching and traveling in this new economy where airlines are unstable […]


Chicago School of Fusing May birthday lunch.

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This week I took a trip out to the suburbs to have lunch with Frieda, Laura and Emily who all have birthdays in May. My morning began by hailing a cab to get to the train station. Chicago cabs are very motivated when they see potential fares. It feels like life slows down outside the […]


Pressing Matters Exhibit at the Greater Chicago Quilt Exposition

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Earlier this year I was extremely honored to join the talented faculty of the prestigious Chicago School of Fusing as an adjunct professor of special studies. As a member of the faculty I will have the privilege of joining them in a special exhibit at the Greater Chicago Quilt Exposition Thursday November 8 – Sunday […]


May birthday Bash

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Sunday was the Chicago School of Fusing May birthday party, hosted by chef and artiste Melody and her husband Dave. These were the fabulous appetizers, you can see more about the food and recipes on Mel’s blogLaura, Frieda and I were the first to arrive and got a good start on the nibblies and a […]