Tag: SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters

Charity to Benefit from Quilt Auction

Connie Rank-Smith Mark this date on your calendar: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023! SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters will host this live quilt auction to benefit charities in the SaddleBrooke area, to be held at the SaddleBrooke Activity Center from 5:30 to 8 p.m. A limited number of tickets will be available at $15 each, which includes wine,…

Live Quilt Auction to Benefit Charities

Connie Rank-Smith The SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters have scheduled a live quilt auction to benefit up to two charities in the SaddleBrooke area, to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023. The live auction will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 21 at the SaddleBrooke Activity Center in SaddleBrooke One. There will be…

Second Annual Quilt of Valor Presentations

Janette Volz The SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters felt honored to hold its second annual Quilt of Valor (QOV) presentations on Oct. 15 at the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center. With the assistance of Senior Village and American Legion Oro Valley Post 132, a list of recipients was brought forth and selected. The quilts, sewn by members of…

Friday Quilters Activities and Ergonomics 101!

Sheri Nockels Not everyone migrated out of SaddleBrooke this summer because of the heat! The SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters were very busy making and donating many items for our community and local charities and learning proper ergonomics from a SaddleBrooke fitness pro. Lisa Ellis, the new owner of Cactus Quilts, also provided an update on events…

Swan’s Trunk Show!

Janette Volz After a two-year hiatus because of COVID, the SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters could again enjoy the benefits of in-person program speakers. While a large focus of our club is charity-based, we also place an emphasis on enhancing our skills through educational opportunities. Recently, local textile artist Swan Sheridan shared her many quilts created from…

Quilt Show a Success!

Janette Volz It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words, but even a photo could not fully appreciate the creativity and skill of the beautiful quilts exhibited by members of SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters at our quilt show held on March 13 in the MountainView Ballroom. Over 100 member-created and vintage quilts were…

Thank You, Friends

Handmade Quilts for Christmas Rosemary Douglas What is cozier or more special than getting a handmade quilt for Christmas? Many lucky customers of the Tri-Community Food Bank (TCFB) were recipients of beautifully crafted quilts this past holiday season. Thank you to the SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters who donated many wonderful, handmade quilts to the food bank…