Tag: SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters

Friday Quilters turn vision into victory

Leslie Rocco There are lots of great ideas to help those in need, but it takes perseverance and drive to turn that vision into victory. Yet, that’s just what the SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters did with their first wildly successful Quilt Auction. SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network and Sr. Village were the beneficiaries of their hard work…

Bi-Annual Quilt Show March 18

  Cathy Schaber Mark those brand-new and quickly filling up new calendars for this highly anticipated event. The SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters will be presenting their bi-annual Quilt Show, this year to be held on Sunday, March 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom. Over 100 lovely quilts created by the members…

Quilt Auction to benefit SaddleBrooke Charities

Connie Sieverding The SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue and Senior Villages at SaddleBrooke will benefit from a Live Quilt Auction sponsored by the SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters. All proceeds from the auction will benefit these two charities. Quilts have been made and donated by members of the Friday Quilters and will include holiday themes, Southwest, University of Arizona,…

Tucson Quilters Guild Fiesta Show – Friday Quilters

Doreen with the Red Hot Hosta Quilt

Cathy Schaber Several SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters entered their quilts in the thirty-ninth annual Tucson Quilters Guild Quilt Fiesta held in February. Over the years SaddleBrooke quilters have been well represented at this large regional show. Doreen Diaz was a first-time submitter with Red Hot Hosta and won an Honorable Mention ribbon in the two-person large pieced…

SaddleBrooke Quilt Bee awards Quilt of Valor

Left to right: Melanie Karpowicz, Doris Diertele, Ann Richards, Sergeant Rae Kennedy, Jeanne Ragan, Ann Steinsvaag, Reva Muhr and Teri Caplener

Ann Richards On February 23, a Quilt of Valor was awarded to Sergeant Rae Kennedy, a Vietnam-era Marine and recipient of two Purple Hearts, at the home of Teri and Dave Caplener by Jennifer Wilson, Quilt of Valor Arizona State Coordinator, and Rae was most appreciative. The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is…