Tag: quilting

“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…

The Desert Threads chapter of the Arizona Quilters Guild will continue to meet all summer long. Desert Threads holds one general meeting per month, plus several “sit and sew” days which are for members only. Our monthly meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the Arts and Crafts Room…

Opportunity Quilt raffle gets underway

The Desert Threads quilt chapter of the Arizona Quilters Guild is very excited to reveal its beautiful Opportunity Quilt for 2019-2020. This fabulous quilt can be yours by participating in our quilt raffle: Tickets are $1.00 each or six for $5.00 from any active DT member. This quilt debuted at the AQG quilt show in…

Agave Quilt Guild holds April spring luncheon

Join the Agave Quilt Guild and enjoy regular monthly meetings at Sun Lakes Oakwood Ballroom. The next General Meeting is Wednesday, May 1, at 1:00 p.m. We are an active group of beginning through experienced quilters. We have informative meetings with speakers to educate members on current quilting styles and techniques. Our April meeting is…

Arizona Quilters Guild’s newest chapter

A new chapter of the Arizona Quilters Guild has formed in the South Chandler, Sun Lakes and surrounding areas. This newest AQG chapter sees its mission as promoting all types of quilting in a friendly, supportive manner within an atmosphere of continuing education. Any current member of the Arizona Quilters Guild (member–at-large or member in…

Arizona Blankets 4 Kids

  Mac Davey Sun Lakes Quilting Ladies, a small group of dedicated sewers, have delivered over 4,700 quilts for Arizona Blankets 4 Kids since starting in 2001. These quilts are distributed to seriously ill and traumatized children, along with very needy children. Very often, this blanket will be the first item a child has ever…

Agave Quilters welcome Felicia Brenoe

Agave Quilters Guild, based in Sun Lakes, will have its first meeting of the 2017-2018 season on September 6, at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakwood Country Club ballroom. The program will feature Felicia Brenoe, a designer of quilt and applique patterns. Felicia was featured in a segment on the Fons and Porter Love of Quilting television…

A beautiful opportunity

Stitched by members of Agave Quilters Guild from donated fabrics and pattern, this raffle quilt is an opportunity to own a beautiful heirloom.

The beautiful quilt pictured is just one of the raffle items offered at the eighth annual Agave Quilters Guild Quilt Show, Saturday, April 1, at the Sun Lakes Country Club. Traditionally called an “opportunity quilt,” the quilt is a fundraiser for the Guild and supports programming and community outreach. Other raffle items at the Quilt…