The Piecemakers met on September 4. They looked at the completed Quilt of Valor top and selected fabrics for a pillowcase that Terry will make. They also modeled their new Piecemakers T-shirt. Next meeting will be October 2 at 1:30.
On Wednesday June 5, all six members met at Rosenelle ‘s house. We had quite a bit of catching up to do since it was the first time in three months that everyone attended. Over fresh strawberries, pound cake, ice cream and whipped cream (thanks to Kelly and Terry) the group plotted out the next […]
The Piecemakers held their first meeting of the New Year on January 9. This was largely an organizing meeting. We set up the all important snack schedule and quickly identified activities to do and techniques to learn. Field trips will begin with our delayed 2018 holiday lunch and shopping to be held at The Teahouse […]
In lieu of our December Piecemakers holiday luncheon out and shopping spree, we will meet at the EPWC luncheon on December 12.
On November 14, member Terry Sheldon taught four of us how to make a scalloped bag. Kelly brought snacks which were enjoyed by everyone.
The Piecemakers meeting for November 7 has been rescheduled for November 14 at 11:00 am. For the December 5 meeting, members will have lunch in Grants Pass then hit the fabric shops.
Jean Otteman will host the Piecemakers April 4th meeting at 1:30 PM. Her address is 199 Princeville. Group members are asked to call or email her if they plan to attend the meeting. Her phone number is 541-892-2449; email – email@example.com.
“Delicious!” by Ruth Reich. Ruth Reichl has written many things as a restaurant critic, editor of Gourmet magazine, and author of five memoirs. Following the demise of Gourmet, she added writer of fiction. “Delicious!” Is a tasty blend of her experience and imagination. Although most of the story is set firmly in the 21st century, […]
Piecemakers welcomed a new member, Jean Otteman, to the group. After a yummy lunch provided by Elaine, Terry taught the group how to make a placemat using the quilt-as-you-go technique. It was super easy and fun. The next meeting will be held on April 5. Rosenelle will teach an easy way to make a table […]
Four members met on January 4th to welcome in the new year. The show and tell included a surprising number of projects that had been completed since the last meeting. The raffle quilt top has been completed but needs to be sandwiched with batting and backing so Rosenelle can quilt it. Betty contacted someone from […]
On August 3rd six members of the Piecemakers Quilting Group met to continue work on our Donation Quilt, Colorado Star Log Cabin. All the rows were completed and Kelly took the quilt home to finish sewing the rows together. The end is in sight. Kelly provided lunch with many of the fresh berries and veggies […]
This month the book club met at the home of Rosenelle Florencechild to discuss My Brilliant Friend, the first book in a four-book series by Elena Ferrante. The author traces the friendship of Elena and Lila, two young girls who grow up in a poor neighborhood of Naples, Italy in the 1950s. The girls challenge, […]
Piecemakers welcomed two new members, Ruth Hewitt and Kelly Leatherwood. A number of members were quite active since the last meeting and had some lovely quilts and bags to show. The next meeting will be held on March 2 at 1:30 and will be devoted to working on the raffle quilt.
On January 6, the Piecemakers met at the home of Rosenelle Florencechild to welcome in another year of quilting. Since most of the previous quilting projects ended up as gifts, show and tell was accomplished via photos. And, since January is a time for New Year’s resolutions, Elaine brought in a project book that details […]
Five members of the Piecemakers and one guest met on November 4. Betty showed a baby quilt she had just completed. She also showed a Christmas tree skirt she made and shared the instructions. Linda showed photos of a Mickey Mouse themed quilt that she and Rosenelle completed for a friend. Elaine provided refreshments and […]
The Piecemakers met on March 4th for their monthly meeting. Linda G, Linda T, Betty and Rosenelle cut and sorted gold diamonds for the Colorado Star Log Cabin quilt. Betty showed a quilted cup organizer that we all wanted to learn to make. The next meeting will be Wednesday April 1 at 1:30 pm at […]
On Thursday February 12, seven members of the Culinary Arts group met at Rosenelle Florencechild’s house for a taste of French home cooking. Jan Griffin co-hosted the event. Laura Calder, cookbook author and host of the Food Network cooking show French Food At Home, provided the inspiration for the menu. In keeping with the French […]
On February 11, eight members of the Book Club met at the home of Rosenelle Florencechild to discuss the book, “I am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb. An outspoken activist for education of girls in Pakistan, Malala achieved international attention when at age 15 she was shot in the face by a Taliban […]
The Piecemakers held their first meeting of the year on January 7. Linda T. brought in her completed blocks for the Colorado Star Log Cabin Quilt–the groups next raffle quilt. Linda G. shared information about a free on-line quilting blog that looked promising. Plans for the next two months were discussed. Two members volunteered to […]
On October 7, seven book club members gathered to discuss Rosenelle Florencechild’s book club selection, Rain of Gold by Victor Villasenor. Using stories told by his parents and grandparents, the author traced their history from pre-Revolutionary Mexico, the uprooting of family and destruction of village life during the revolution of 1910, and their struggle to […]
Thank you to all the EPWC members and guests who supported the Piecemakers charitable efforts by purchasing raffle tickets at the August Luncheon. Congratulations to the winner, Lorie Petersen. May it bring you many years of warmth and comfort.
Following our participation in the Vintage Faire in May, the members of the Piecemakers decided to make a raffle quilt to help fund community education programs. The members quickly decided on a pattern and everyone contributed yellow and blue fabric. Each person made six or seven blocks, then brought them back to the next meeting […]
On Wednesday January 8, six members of the Piecemakers quilting group met to work on individual projects. Mary’s Twirling Fans, Terry’s Chameleon Handbag and Linda’s ragged edged snowman generated a lot of oohs and aahs and severely tested my New Year’s resolution to start no new projects. The morning flew by rapidly but we all […]
The Piecemakers met to finish working on table runners that were started in November and to show their completed projects. We also discussed future projects. Half of the members expressed interest in starting new projects—placemats and seasonal table runners were mentioned and patterns will be distributed. The other half indicated a preference to work on […]
The Piecemakers met on Wednesday November 6 at Rosenelle’s to begin two table runner projects that used either friendship star or flying geese blocks. Rosenelle demonstrated a quick method for making flying geese blocks and before long the group began cutting fabric. Sewing machines hummed as people began piecing blocks. Around noon the group broke […]
On Wednesday October 2, Mary Birrell, Betty Clement, Joan Devlin, Terry Sheldon, Janet Siedlecki and Elaine Slate met at the home of Rosenelle Florencechild to discuss the formation of a new quilting group. This diverse group included newcomers and long term residents of Eagle Point; two women were brand new to the EPWC and others […]