Tag: Material Girls

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…

Material Girls news

Marie Stuersel With a big thank you to Gary and Jan Darwin, owners of PM Quilting in Casa Grande, the Material Girls have been busy making quilts for comfort and charity with the many large bags of fabric strips donated by our local quilt shop. Members participate in what we lovingly call “Saturday Stripping” including…

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 – Why do we quilt?

  Jean Handlen We’re often asked this question, mainly by non-quilters. We find that sometimes others (i.e. non-quilters) just don’t get it. Why would a completely normal, sane person buy beautiful fabric, only to cut it up and then spend a long time sewing it back to make a whole piece again? It does sound…

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…

Material Girls – Fat Quarter Revenge

Jean Handlen During what we might call the quiet months of summer, the Material Girls has a core group that is working tirelessly on comfort quilts. On June 20 Joy Swanson, Marge Doughty, Melody Peebles, Diane Bohmert, Mary Syer and Teri Bay got together and cut out five quilt kits, completed one and placed three…

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…

Material Girls news

  Jean Handlen The new board for Robson Ranch Material Girls held its first business meeting of their term on April 13 at 9:00 a.m. with the next official business meeting scheduled for November. We welcome new members to come out and find out what all we are doing. Dues are $20 per year, and…