Tag: quilting

Quilters Support Local Healthcare Workers & Patients

Quilt made by Marsha Webster for St. Mary’s End of Life Ministry.

Linda Eisenhart, Publicity Chair and Kathryn Von Bargen, President Service has always been at the core of the SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters’ group activities and they currently have eight projects that benefit 10 different local groups! This month we are featuring our medical facility beneficiaries. When the call went out in SaddleBrooke for masks, Quilt Club…

Work in Africa: Mercy Angels Quilt

Janet Storton In 2007, I met a group of women living in the rural mountains of Uganda while on a Medical Mission trip. They asked me to come back to teach them to sew and learn the art of quilting. I have been selling their quilts every year since, and return two to three times…

Wow, What a Show!

Linda Eisenhart, Publicity Chair and Kathryn Von Bargen, President If you missed the bi-annual SaddleBrooke Quilt Show held at the MountainView Country Club on March 1, you missed out on unbelievable talent, dynamic demonstrations, an award-winning raffle quilt, and a bodacious boutique! President Kathy VonBargen remarked that with over 650 attendees, the club’s show netted…

SBR Piecemakers Community Outreach Quilts

Lorraine Smith The Ranch Piecemakers adopted La Casa de Paz as the beneficiary for its community outreach project during 2019. During the year, Piecemaker members stitched together over 28 quilts which were donated to this women’s domestic violence shelter in Pinal County. In addition, CJ Kerley spearheaded a Holiday Clothing Drive and drove over to…

Ranch Piecemakers quilt raffle tickets on sale

Cheryl Murray Do you feel lucky? You don’t need a lucky charm or a four-leaf clover; you just need to buy a raffle ticket (or two, or ten, or twenty) to have a chance of winning this year’s Ranch Piecemakers raffle quilt. It is breathtakingly beautiful, and it could be yours. This quilt embodies everything…

Quilting Bees and so much more

We’re in! The wait is over. The Ranch Piecemakers are up and running in the Needs Arts Room. We already have a number of members trained on the long-arm machine, which means the stack of pieced quilts destined for the Tucson Veterans Home are getting their finishing touches. Classes are being held for beginning quilters…

A labor of love

Do you have an interest in learning how to quilt but you don’t have a clue of where to begin? Then please keep reading! When I received a call from my daughter Kati about making a tee shirt quilt for her husband, I didn’t know how to respond. I had made baby quilts 40 years…

The SBR Piecemakers – new quilting group

  Kathleen Morgan Squires The SBR Piecemakers is a relatively new group at SaddleBrooke Ranch. We celebrate all levels of experience…from the very accomplished, with years of sewing under their belts, to those who are just now feeling the pull to start this quilting journey. It was evident from the very beginning that we all…