Tag: Robson Ranch Material Girls

February was the month of love for the Material Girls

Busy day in the sewing room

Karn King Robson Ranch Material Girls have had a busy February romancing their fabrics and turning them into quilts! The room and classes were full, and some great techniques were learned! The Big Bag class has been a great success. Sherrill Simmons has taught this class many times as quilters love big bags to carry…

Come join the fun with the Material Girls

Marsha Goldstein, Jennifer Heinrich, Gayle Strack, Mary Bryson, Robin Tisinger, Margie Blissett, Mary Syer, Marilyn Marty and Marge Doughty

Time always flies when girls are having fun. During the month of January two groups went to Ritter Ranch Quilt Camp for three days. While at camp many projects were completed such as several comfort quilts for our Robson Ranch residents and charity quilts for our two charities this year. In the sewing room Gayle…

The sewing room is buzzing with activity

The Robson Ranch Material Girls are back in full swing. We have close to 60 members. The members have been sewing up a storm over the summer in preparation for the Craft Show and also making tops for our charities and comfort quilts. Also during the summer months some new members were trained to use…

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Doug Kant

Karn King By now most of the snowbirds have returned to the Ranch. The year-round residents who traveled to visit family and friends during the summer months or went to the mountains to seek out cooler temperatures have also returned. The members look forward to renewing their friendships and sharing summer quilting/sewing experiences. With a…

A Group of Women, 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 was…

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Dottie Welsh constructing the Disappearing 4-Patch Block; photo by Sue Price.

Peggy Salo Last spring after our regular monthly meeting, our beautiful raffle quilt was given to Mike and Janet Kennedy. Three of our members prepared and cut the fabric then pieced the top over the summer and early fall of 2014; it was completed in September. After the club members gave the Kennedys their quilt…

And the winner of the RRMG quilt is Janet Kennedy!

Janet Kennedy, who won, and her husband

The moment finally arrived to draw the winning raffle ticket. The anticipation in the room kept growing and growing; everyone believing “I’m the winner.” RRMG wants to thank everyone for buying tickets. Ticket sales were more for this quilt than other years. Money raised will help us buy more fabric for making more quilts. So…

April – in like a lion and out like a lamb?

Sadly our winter members are slowly packing up and going north for the summer. The full-timers are already looking forward to their return. April has been UFO month, that is finishing our projects that were started this winter or have been in the closet this past year. Classes given this past month focused on skill…