Tag: crafting

Let’s talk about yarn!

  Diane Oleson Happy Fourth of July! I decided to look for yarn from our stash to make various items for our charities and we have our yarns organized by weight, or so I thought. Yarn has a number from one to six generally and this is the weight or size of yarn with some…

Summertime fun with stained glass

The Robson Ranch Stained Glass Club would like to invite residents to enjoy some air conditioned fun this summer! We have been offering beginner classes all year. So far, students have made butterflies, tropical fish, leprechaun hats and Easter egg suncatchers in our beginner classes. May’s class was a tulip pot stake. Our plan is…

Robson Ranch Arts and Crafts Spring Show recap

Rebecca McKinney The Robson Ranch Arts & Crafts Spring Show and Sale was held Saturday, March 9, at the Creative Arts Center. The multi-talented artistic and crafting residents of Robson Ranch displayed their handmade items including members from the Fine Arts Guild (Art Club), Gourd Club, Ceramics/Pottery Club, Material Girls (Quilting/Sewing), Paper Crafting, Stained Glass…

Pottery studio news

The pottery studio has had a great month learning from seasoned volunteers about everything from “how to handle clay” to “how to throw it on the wheel until your head spins.” We have been having a great time getting to know each other and learning different ways to work with clay. We are planning many…

Arts and Crafts Spring Show and Sale March 9

Join us for the Robson Ranch Arts & Crafts Spring Show and Sale, Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Robson Ranch Arts & Crafts Spring Show and Sale will be held on Saturday, March 9 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. featuring Robson’s finest artists and crafters at the Creative…

Come play in the clay

The Pottery Club Studio is now open daily as long as there is a monitor. Available hours are posted in the window. We welcome new members and will answer any questions you may have concerning membership and how to discover if pottery is for you. Pottery is a great way to express yourself, create new…

New location for Needle Crafters

  Diana Oleson The Needle Crafters have moved to where the grocery store used to be at the Creative Arts Center. We welcome loom knitters, counted cross stitchers, embroiderers, needle pointers, crewelers, knitters and crocheters. We meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The Needle Crafters have charities to make items for and will…

Material Girls are back in action

Jean Handlen December already? Where has the year gone? Almost all our quilters and sewers are back to enjoy our wonderful Arizona winter with sewing and quilting. Thanks to Mr. Robson we are starting off our season in our brand new studio. Our new room was a wonderful surprise as we now have over 70…

Material Girls news

  Jean Handlen Summer is supposed to be a time to be with family and friends, relax and take the time to reflect on what we enjoyed during the past year, the friends we visited, new people we met and down the line start making plans for the next season we come together at Robson…

A group of women, a dream and a heart

  Peggy Salo Many stories and fables from our youth begin with “Once upon a time…” so this month we will trace the origin of the Robson Ranch Material Girls Club. In the beginning there were four or five women with a love of sewing. Under the guiding hand of Barbara Hunt, a sewing club…