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Material Girls news

Marie Stuersel With summer’s arrival, the Material Girls brave the heat, spending time in the sewing studio at the Creative Arts Center. Activities include quilting, sewing and machine embroidery for charity or members’ own use. Several members got together in June to make items for the November craft sale, which brings in revenue to purchase…

News from the Material Girls

Marie Stuersel For those of you who didn’t know, Material Girls has an Embroidery Club that meets the first and third Friday every month from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., joining the regular open sewing time. Members with machine embroidery attachments for their sewing machines get together and work on individual and group projects, sharing…

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…