Tag: quilting

Agave Quilters Guild of Sun Lakes

Shari Davison Many of our quilters are using this time during the COVID-19 pandemic to brighten the lives of children in hospitals and a Navajo orphanage. The last delivery of 96 quilts brought the group’s total up to 2,059 in the last five years. The children love receiving these colorful and kid-friendly quilts, which are…

Desert Threads Loses Founding Member

Glenna Reeves speaks about Desert Threads quilters.

Sue Bart Glenna Reeves, a very special founding member, passed away Jan. 18, 2021. Glenna helped start up Desert Threads, a chapter of Arizona Quilters Guild. She contributed in so many ways to make Desert Threads a success. She always welcomed everyone with a smile and kind words. Glenna obtained a major financial grant to…

Desert Threads to Hold Garage Sale

These are a few quilts made by Desert Threads members. Nancy Bonngard (right) presented 18 quilts recently to Nayre (left) at My Sister's Place.

Sue Bart The Desert Threads Garage Sale will be on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 9449 E. Sun Lakes Blvd. (Sun Lakes Country Club, west of Dobson Road). We will have a variety of items at great prices for you to obtain: lots of cotton fabric, pre-cut fabrics, wood…

Desert Threads Have Been Busy

Diana Jones Desert Threads quilters may be quarantined, but their sewing machines are stitching faster than ever. A recent survey conducted by Arizona Quilters Guild asking how many and where personal protective equipment (PPE) equipment was made is proof that Desert Threads quilters are busy sewing. In early April, U.S. Vets requested at least 150…

Agave Quilters News

Loy Rheinauer The Agave Quilters February meeting will be held on Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. in the Navajo Room at Sun Lakes Country Club. Our guild is open to new members of all skill levels… those who are beginners with an interest in learning to quilt, others to improve their talents, and, of course, those…

“For the Love of Purple”

Diana Jones with winning quilt

Glenna Reeves Congratulations to our very own Diana Jones, Chairman of our Opportunity Quilt Committee, along with Sue Bruner who did the exquisite longarm quilting. She and several other members quilted the Opportunity Quilt in blue colors and liked the pattern so much she used it to create her very own “For the Love of…