Tag: sewing

Sew what?

Linda Shannon-Hills Sew what? We ask this question a lot in our group as we continue to make different items for ourselves, friends, family and charities. This group is designed to teach basic sewing skills, hold instructional sessions on non-clothing sewing projects for yourself, friends or grandchildren such as pillow cases, tote bags, mesh bags,…

Dress a Girl Around the World Sew-A-Thon on November 3

  Make a difference in the lives of little girls around the world on November 3, 2018 from 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at the Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene, 500 W Calle Concordia. Dress a Girl Around the World is a national organization, with members around the world, sewing dresses for little girls living in…

Book Bags for Oracle Elementary students

The Stitch and Chat ladies made bookbags for Oracle Elementary School.

Carol Smith The Stitch and Chat group provided bookbags for the Oracle Elementary kindergartens. Over 40 bags were made by various seamstresses of the group and were delivered to the Oracle Elementary School. Thank you to all the ladies who worked hard on this project. The school is always in need of various supplies and…

Knit Wits puts Family First

Dianne Resseguie and Marlene Jolly, both residents of SBR, admire the piles of hand-knitted items ready for delivery.

Carol Chiarello The SaddleBrooke Knit Wits have been busy this summer. Marlene Jolly is about to deliver a carload of baby items to Family First. These blankets, hats and sweaters, knitted and crocheted by our members over the last few months, will help needy families in our area. Dianne Resseguie, head of the Service Committee,…

Teens Sew Cool wraps up fall season

The kids with their projects

Linda Shannon-Hills Teens Sew Cool finished up the fall session in December at the three sites located at Oracle Mountain Vista School, San Manuel Junior/Senior High School and Coronado K-8 School in Catalina. Many wonderful ladies from SaddleBrooke Ranch, SaddleBrooke and Oro Valley area mentor students one-on-one to teach the art of sewing. Each session…

Teens Sew Cool holds annual meeting at SaddleBrooke Ranch

Judy Padgham On March 3, 2015 Teens Sew Cool, Inc. held its annual meeting and luncheon at SaddleBrooke Ranch La Hacienda clubhouse. Elections were held, and the new Board will be installed at the first Board meeting of the new fiscal year on April 8. Sixteen mentors from Oro Valley, Oracle, SaddleBrooke and The Ranch…