Tag: Material Girls

Material Girls Have Been Busy

Susie Klopp What have the Material Girls been doing with all that fabric that you saw last month? Getting ready for the Spring Craft Fair, of course! Our members have been working awfully hard to have lots of beautiful spring and summer things. Be sure to come see us in the Hermosa Ballroom on Saturday,…

Fabric Choices

Melody Peebles pictured in front of the fabric cabinet holding some of our newest fabric arrivals

Susie Klopp What do you see when you look at fabric in a store? I’ll tell you what the Material Girls see. We see bed quilts, lap quilts, and baby quilts. We see blouses and skirts, place mats, table runners, pillows, and wall hangings. We see microwave bowl covers, purses, wallets, and oh so much…

Material Girls Update

At the Nov. 13 Craft Fair, you can purchase tickets for your chance to win this beautiful quilt made by the Material Girls

Patty LaCriox The Material Girls are anxious for the return of the Craft Fair being held on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hermosa Ballroom. This event is the primary source of income for the club, which allows quilters, sewing enthusiasts, machine embroiderists, and garment sewers to use the all-encompassing equipment…

Material Girls News

Patty LaCroix The various houses pictured will be combined into a quilt of many colors, which is the current project of the Material Girls. This particular block is just one of many traditional designs that fill thousands of books and patterns. Some of the most popular design names include Hourglass, Jacob’s Ladder, Missouri Star, and Water Wheel. Some…

Material Girls News

Patty LaCroix Recently, I looked at my grandmother’s hankies that were handed down to me, which were beautifully hand embroidered. I realized that those took hours to complete, with beautiful designs on the edge of a silk or cotton hankie. As a young woman, I adopted the hand embroidery techniques not only from my grandmother…

Material Girls

Some of the members wearing their finished tops (left to right): Peg Fortner, Patty Foley, Janita Baugh, Joanne Johnson, and Diane Bohmert.

Patty LaCroix Hello. Now that I have acquired the position of vice president of the Material Girls, my responsibility will be to submit an article each month to the Robson Ranch Views of Casa Grande, Ariz. In February a new garment sewing group kicked off. Each member selected a pattern. Then the fun started as we…

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)…