Tag: crafting

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…

Needle Crafters on summer break

  Diana Oleson Most of the Needle Crafters have left for the hot summer months and will be back in October, with finished items for our charities and for the November craft sale. We have freshened up our display at the Creative Arts Center, so if you get a chance, come by and see what…

Material Girls having fun

Jean Handlen OMG! Do these ladies know how to have fun and be productive at the same time! On Friday, May 4 the RR Material Girls decided to have a little fun and held a speed quilting event. The ladies teamed up into three teams of three members each to compete to see who could…

Robson Ranch Material Girls join the fun!

The quilt shown on the design wall will be 92 x 92 and is all appliqued. The design wall allows you to get the perfect picture and readjust the pieces to your satisfaction before sewing it together.

Barbara Chmilar Summertime in the desert is the perfect time for many of our members to sew quilt tops and other projects! You can find several of our members in the CAC studio sewing on Mondays and Fridays. There are some fun projects planned for this month so drop in and check us out. One…

Needle Crafters – The history of crochet

Diana Oleson “The exact origins of crochet are unclear as the skill was originally word of mouth. At the end of the 18th century, tambour evolved into what the French called “crochet in the air” when the background fabric was discarded and the stitch worked on its own. Crochet began turning up in Europe in…