Tag: quilting

SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters Provide Comfort

Janette Volz Just like a child with a security blanket, a cat or dog with a bed of their own will feel more confident. To help provide some comfort for these animals, Marcia Webster and Athena Taylor, 2021 SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters Service Committee chairwomen, recently met with Mera Laurey of the Pinal County Animal Shelter. The…

Prass to Lead 2021 Quilt Club

Scrap quilt Kris made to play with color against black and white patterns.

Linda Eisenhart and Kathryn Von Bargen The SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters have selected their leaders for 2021: Kris Prass, president; Linda Crum, vice president; Barb Sonsnowchik, treasurer; and Loretta Edgerton, secretary. Leading this busy group will be Kris Prass. Kris and her husband Phil became snowbirds when they bought a Villa in 2001. They liked it…

Stephanie Nordlin’s Quilted Couture

Linda Eisenhart and Kathryn Von Bargen The SaddleBrooke Friday Quilt Club enjoys having a diverse group of members. Stephanie Nordlin is a member who has combined her prior professional work as a designer and creator of bridal gowns and children’s wear with her love of quilting to create unique, sophisticated quilted garments. We were fortunate…

CA Small: One-of-a-Kind!

CA in her studio

Linda Eisenhart and Kathryn Von Bargen The SaddleBrooke Friday Quilt Club attracts many members who are not traditional quilters. Some label themselves as fiber artists or art quilters and each of them compliment the club’s varied activities. Carol Ann Small (fondly known as CA) has sewn since age seven when her mother began teaching her…

Quilters Support Kids and Pets

Linda Crum delivering dog beds to Mera Laurey of Friends of Pinal County Animal Shelter & Rescue.

Linda Eisenhart and Kathryn Von Bargen This is the final article in a series featuring the SaddleBrooke Friday Quilt Club’s 2020 service activities. Service Co-Chairs Linda Crum and Janette Volz have facilitated eight projects that benefit 10 different charities! This month we will feature beneficiaries that serve children and pets. Youth on Their Own (YOTO) Arizona is…

Quilters Support Local Healthcare Workers & Patients

Quilt made by Marsha Webster for St. Mary’s End of Life Ministry

Service has always been at the core of the SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters’ group activities, and they currently have eight projects that benefit 10 different local groups! This month, we are featuring our medical facility beneficiaries. When the call went out in SaddleBrooke for masks, Quilt Club members stepped up and did their part. In polling just…

Quilters Support Local Vets and Military Families

Linda Eisenhart Service always has been a centerpiece of the SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters activities. 2020 Service Co-Chairs Linda Crum and Janette Volz have been busy coordinating eight projects that benefit 10 different local groups! We proudly present our military family beneficiaries. Beth Bradford has been a SaddleBrooke quilter for the past eight years. She is a…

Carol Zupancic, Founder of Quilt for a Cause

Linda Eisenhart The Friday Quilters Club has been around for almost 25 years and, in that time, members have made a significant impact on not only SaddleBrooke community residents, but the entire Tucson community. Two very special people formed a friendship that has had lasting effects on the Tucson healthcare community. Carol Zupancic belonged to…

SaddleBrooke Quilters’ Mask Project

Friday Quilt Club members Teri Caplener and Ann Stonecipher have organized SaddleBrooke quilters and sewists to make masks for local area hospitals and residents. They are looking for team leaders who can represent their units to collect fabric, sew, and make deliveries. They are using the Snug Face Mask pattern to make the masks and have…