Tag: quilting

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…

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…