Tag: quilting

Desert Threads New “Opportunity Quilt”

Sue Bart Desert Threads, a Chapter of Arizona Quilters Guild, met in person on Sept. 8, at 9:30 a.m. in the Ceramics Room at Cottonwood Country Club. Vicki Watson presented information about the “One Block Wonder” style of quilts. A grand time was enjoyed, catching up after summer and doing virtual meetings. A new fundraiser quilt was…

Desert Threads Begin a New Year

Sue Bart The new officers for Desert Threads are starting to make plans for the coming year (runs through June 30, 2022). We invite anyone interested in quilts to come join our chapter of Arizona Quilters Guild (AQG) and express your desires for programs and classes. Our September meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 9:30 a.m.…

Quilts for Shelters

Sue Bart Members of Desert Threads, a chapter of Arizona Quilters Guild, have kept busy making children’s quilts for area shelters. Jody Edwards, community services chair, hosted a sort, cut, organize, and kit making day at her home in Sun Lakes. Sue Bart made many kits which the members have been making into soft quilts for…

Quilters Build Community During the Pandemic

Officers elected last March 2020 before lock-down orders: Blanca Sanchez, Diana Jones, Laurie Orendorff, Diane Mitchell, and Nancy Bonngard.

Sue Bart Thanks to the undying efforts of the Desert Threads officers, the new quilt chapter (part of the Arizona Quilters Guild), has continued to function and add new members during our ‘safer at home’ restrictions about in-person gatherings. Despite being less than three years old, we are building a community of friends. We have…

Material Girls Quilting

Diane Bohmert Since reopening the studio, Material Girl members have been busy quilting their quilts on the long arm. We also have seen several members post on our Facebook page, quilt tops that they have completed and are looking forward to quilting when they return. The machine embroidery group also has been busy with spring/summer…

Needle Crafters in Quarantine

Diana Oleson We hope May finds all of the Robson Ranch residents healthy and in good spirits. As much as I miss Thursdays with my fellow crafters, I feel this is the right thing to do by staying home where it is safe and, in turn, this helps to lower infections to others as well as…

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 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…