Tag: Ranch Piecemakers

Ranch Piecemakers Present SBR Firefighters with Quilts

Lorraine Smith At the Dec. 20 meeting, members of the Ranch Piecemakers presented the SBR firefighters with five quilts to surprise our firemen for Christmas. This effort was coordinated and skillfully led by Georgia Gonzales. She asked the firemen for their T-shirts, and it took months of work and many volunteers. These T-shirts represent many…

When our Ranch rallies for a cure, we really, really rally!

Sandy Jessop It started with a small idea from the SaddleBrooke Ranch Tennis Association events coordinator, Sue Cook. “October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so let’s make everyone aware by ‘pinking out the Ranch’!” The goal was to raise awareness and a few dollars while enjoying a lively and fun tennis tournament. That idea has…

Ranchers rally for a cure

Sue Cook October is sure to be an exciting month with so many SaddleBrooke Ranch clubs and organizations working together to promote early cancer detection and prevention! What started off as a campaign to Pink Out the Ranch, turned into a month of fun activities. The kick-off event, Serve for the Cure, is being hosted…

Heart to heart

Simply heartwarming…that was the feeling as the Ranch Piecemakers were finishing up their latest project. Community outreach is a significant part of the Piecemakers’ activities and we recently combined efforts to make quilts for cancer and dialysis patients. Each club member made individual “blocks” using a pieced heart pattern. Everyone’s personality came shining through; the…

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…