Tag: sewing

New Sewing Group Kicks Off the New Year

Diane Bohmert In February, a new garment sewing group will be kicking off the new year. If you like to sew or think you might like to learn and are interested in garment sewing, quilting, machine embroidery, and spending time with others, please join us in the sewing studio at the Creative Arts Center (CAC)…

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…

The Long Arm: the machine that changed quilting

  Barbara Chmilar What is a long arm? These are machines which sew through all three layers of the quilt by moving the machine, not the quilt. And that is it! The Material Girls has a long arm committee that is dedicated to learning new techniques and teaching classes so that we can all experience…

The Material Girls Historian

Judy and her purple and white sparkle quilt

Barbara Chmilar Everyone who joins a club becomes part of its legacy whether they’re an officer or a member at large who just attends functions. It’s up to the club historian to record the notable events during their tenure. The position, however, extends beyond just writing down what happens. The historian’s job duties can extend…

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…