Tag: Desert Threads

57 Quilts and Afghans Delivered by Desert Threads

Sue Bart Our community service chair, Jody Edwards, with President Diana Jones, delivered 15 quilts to U.S. Veterans on May 14. They also delivered 31 kids’ quilts, nine adult quilts, and two knitted afghans to United Methodist Outreach Ministries (UMOM) in Phoenix. What was amazing about this delivery was that all of the quilts delivered…

Desert Threads Has Outdoor Meeting

The new officers are Marion Kersnick, Nancy Bonngard, Cindy Templeton, and Ann Wasescha. (Not pictured: Pat Sinclair and Mary Platt)

Sue Bart Desert Threads met outside on the patio by the Cottonwood Phoenix Room in May. This was our first in-person meeting for over a year. Members wore masks and were invited into the Phoenix Room to view the many quilts made for charity (delivered to UMOM on May 14). Our Opportunity Quilt was on display,…

Quilts for Shelters

Sue Bart Members of Desert Threads, a chapter of Arizona Quilters Guild, have kept busy making children’s quilts for area shelters. Jody Edwards, community services chair, hosted a sort, cut, organize, and kit making day at her home in Sun Lakes. Sue Bart made many kits which the members have been making into soft quilts for…

Quilters Build Community During the Pandemic

Officers elected last March 2020 before lock-down orders: Blanca Sanchez, Diana Jones, Laurie Orendorff, Diane Mitchell, and Nancy Bonngard.

Sue Bart Thanks to the undying efforts of the Desert Threads officers, the new quilt chapter (part of the Arizona Quilters Guild), has continued to function and add new members during our ‘safer at home’ restrictions about in-person gatherings. Despite being less than three years old, we are building a community of friends. We have…