Elaine Slate

July 1, 2020 Piecemakers Meeting at Rosenelle’s – Class on Cathedral Window quilt block

By Elaine Slate | July 9, 2020

The masked Piecemakers met at Rosenelle's on July 1 for a lesson on how to make a Cathedral Window Quilt block. Rosenelle was our instructor extraordinaire. She worked very hard to make it easy for us to socially distance ourselves and we wore our masks when appropriate. As always, we had a few show &… Read More.

Ladies Outing: August 4, 2020, tour of Medford Weather Service – CANCELED

By Elaine Slate | June 23, 2020

The Ladies Outing for August 4, 2020 was going to be a tour of the Medford Weather Service. Due to COVID 19, I made the decision to cancel the outing because there was no way to do it without putting us at risk. As it turns out, the weather service is not allowing visitors now… Read More.

June 3, 2020 Piecemakers meet at Rosenelle’s – Quilt hanging sleeve lesson and more!

By Elaine Slate | June 10, 2020

On June 3, 2020, the Piecemakers enjoyed a wonderful time on Rosenelle’s shady patio enjoying the view of her amazing garden. What a setting! Rosenelle’s dog kept us company (and got into some of the pictures). We love Bo. Linda Greenstone had prepared a review lesson on making a hanging sleeve. She reviewed the various… Read More.

May 8, 2020 – Piecemakers Meeting at Kelly’s – Fabric Dyeing Lesson

By Elaine Slate | May 18, 2020

On Friday, May 8, 2020, the Piecemakers met in the backyard of Kelly's home. Zoom meetings are fun but we missed seeing each other and had a plan to practice safe social distancing. Kelly Leatherwood voluteered to teach us how to dye fabric. With a huge backyard, she was able to place tables out in… Read More.

April 1, 2020 Piecemakers Virtual Meeting with Zoom

By Elaine Slate | April 4, 2020

The Piecemakers met on April 1st over Zoom. The need to practice social distancing came first but we all really wanted to meet. Our fearless leader, Rosenelle, helped us all learn how to join a meeting by sharing you tube videos with us. Easy peasy! We had a great time sharing our current & completed… Read More.

March 4, 2020 Piecemakers enjoyed a fun meeting with lots of sharing

By Elaine Slate | March 7, 2020

The Piecemakers met at Rosenelle's home. We shared information about washing quilts, pre-washing fabric (to do or not to do?) and had a fun show and tell time as well. Linda Greenstone showed off some adorable boxes with bows, a small purse & scissor holders she and her friend Kellie made. Rosenelle showed off some… Read More.

February 21, 2020 Hiking Group enjoyed a wonderful hike in the Takelma Recreation area

By Elaine Slate | March 7, 2020

Six happy hikers enjoyed a beautiful day hiking on the Rogue River Trail in the Takelma Recreation area with constant views of Lost Creek Lake. We had a picnic lunch in a campground at a site located right next to the lake. We could not have asked for a more perfect day. If you are… Read More.

February 4, 2020 – Ladies Outing: Historical Quilt & Genealogy Talk & Lunch at Luna Mexican Cafe

By Elaine Slate | February 8, 2020

Eighteen ladies attended the February ladies outing at Jackson County Genealogy Library. One of the programs offered at the library is their wonderful Quilt & Genealogy Talks. They offer these talks on the fourth Tuesday each month. Planner Bonnie Scriba was able to arrange a special quilt talk for our outing. Anne Billeter gave the… Read More.

February 5, 2020 Piecemakers Annual “Christmas” Shopping & Lunch Report

By Elaine Slate | February 8, 2020

Five members of the Piecemakers attended our annual Christmas event. Unfortunately we had to postpone the Christmas Shopping & Lunch until February. We changed the location to Ashland this year. We had a lovely lunch at the Brickroom; everything was delicious. We then shopped at a wonderful quilt store, Sew Creative, as well as as… Read More.

Piecemakers January 2020 Meeting

By Elaine Slate | January 18, 2020

On January 15th we had a very productive planning meeting, hosted by Linda Greenstone. The 2020 schedule was planned. Our February 5, 2020 meeting will be a shopping/lunch trip to Ashland. We bounced around a couple of ideas for lunch and decided on Brickman’s. When scheduling we tried to keep a balance between structure and… Read More.

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