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Piecemakers’ January 5, 2022

By Elaine Slate | January 23, 2022

For January, we had a foursome for lunch at Crackin & Stackin. We enjoyed each other's company, ate a delicious meal and did some meeting planning for 2022. Terry brought a show & tell with her. Enjoy the photo of her and Kelly holding up the puppy dog quilt. Adorable! Elaine Slate Piecemakers Reporter

Piecemakers December 1, 2021 Meeting

By Elaine Slate | December 15, 2021

The Piecemakers group met at Cottage Quilts on December 1 to do some shopping. We then went to Luna's for a delicious lunch. Elaine shared a fall trivet she made to match a fall table runner. Time to move on to Christmas projects! Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas. Elaine Slate Piecemakers Reporter

Knotty Ladies’ Enjoy Holiday Celebration in December, 2021

By Victoria Brown | December 2, 2021

The Knotty Lady’s met at Crackin & and Stackin in Eagle Point for their December 1st meeting, for lunch and to celebrate Christmas. We were a small group, but we had a great time. Debi Hart, Dora Moore, Maxine Williams and Helen Hensley attended the event and posed for a great photo. We are still […]

October and November Meetings of the Knotty Ladies

By Victoria Brown | November 5, 2021

The Knotty Lady’s met in October at Maxine's home and November at Dora’s home. We had a short meeting about the quilts, fleece blankets and afghans we donated to the Gateway Project in Phoenix and Talent for the fire victims. We donated 26 in all. Also in September we gave 34 placemats and in October […]

Ladies Dining Out October 2021

By Linda O'Neal | October 22, 2021

On October 11, ten ladies ventured to Misoya Bistro for a delicious and attractive dinner.

Ladies Dining Out September 2021

By Linda O'Neal | October 22, 2021

Ladies Dining Out went out for Mexican food at El Tapatio in Medford on September 13th. We had a lively group of 11 ladies enjoying a good time with friends. Always looking forward to the next outing.

Piecemakers’ October 6, 2021 Meeting Report

By Elaine Slate | October 13, 2021

The Piecemakers met in Ashland for some lunch and shopping. We enjoyed a delicious lunch at Greenleaf. We then hit several shops, including the local quilt store, Sew Creative. Terry brought some bags she had made for show and tell and others shared pictures of their latest projects. It was a very enjoyable day. Elaine […]

September Book Club

By Virginia Felker | September 12, 2021

One of our newer members Judith Fonarow hosted the September meeting and her report follows: Last Wednesday, September 8, was my first time hosting our book club, and it was so enjoyable. We discussed the book I had chosen, Isabelle Allende's, A Long Petal of the Sea, and we all agreed we learned a lot […]

Knotty Ladies Enjoy September Meeting

By Victoria Brown | September 7, 2021

Knotty Ladies Quilt Guild The Knotty Ladies met at Lydia Davidson’s home on September 1st at 1 pm for their regular meeting. Social distance and masks were used. We had 6 ladies attend. It was good to see everybody as it has been a long time since we last got together. We all got caught […]

September 1, 2021 – Piecemakers Meeting – Zoom

By Elaine Slate | September 7, 2021

With the current mask mandates, we decided to meet on Zoom in September. Playing it safe seems like the best plan of action currently, or still! It was fun meeting in person while it lasted but we still enjoyed each other's company over Zoom. We did a show and tell segment and then just chatted […]

Third Monday Coffee – July 2021

By Linda O'Neal | July 28, 2021

On July 19, seventeen ladies gathered at Crackin' & Stackin' for our monthly coffee and breakfast outing. It was nice to be able to get together again to enjoy each others company and camaraderie.

Piecemakers July 7, 2021 Meeting Report

By Elaine Slate | July 21, 2021

On July 7, 2021, the Piecemakers met at Rosenelle's home for a lesson on making a burrito pillow case. Terry Sheldon was our instructor. We all had a great time ironing, cutting and sewing together. This was the first one Sue had made and she did a beautiful job. We also had a few show […]

Culinary Arts Group Together Again After 17 months

By Victoria Brown | July 18, 2021

It was a happy day to get together with old friends and enjoy some wonderful food at the July 8, 2021 Culinary Arts lunch. Viki Brown served as host at her home and was assisted by Linda Haynsworth-Krueger as co-host. We decided to choose a light summer menu that was all served cold or at […]

July Book Club 2021

By Virginia Felker | July 15, 2021

July Book Club met at the home of Virginia Felker. We discussed the book 'Leaving Time' by Jodi Picoult. One of the major themes of Leaving Time is loss and how to cope with it. The book led us to solve why the daughter's mother left her and never contacted her again. The story also […]

Ladies Potluck/3-13, July 2021

By Aleli Lawson | July 11, 2021

Sandi Smith hosted the Ladies Potluck/3-13 group on July 10. Nineteen ladies came over to enjoy each other’s company and get back into the swing of our monthly gatherings. New club member Lorissa Nichols came to her first activity group and brought her neighbor Debra Aguilar who, after spending time with us and learning 3-13, […]

Ladies Potluck/3-13 Back on Track

By Aleli Lawson | July 11, 2021

Sixteen members of the Ladies Potluck 3-13 group finally gathered again after a long break on June 12 at the home of Gayle Schanck. It was wonderful to be together (without masks!) to visit and enjoy each other’s company on the deck of Gayle’s home in the country. We welcomed new club members Michelle Harter […]

June 19th 2021 Couples Pot luck, and 313 cards

By Gayle Schanck | July 1, 2021

Finally, after 15 months of being shut-ins, we were able to all get together once again. A total of 46 people attended a great evening between 3 homes. Our hostess for the month were, Joyce Todd, Sandi Smith and Gayle Schanck.

Knitting June 2021

By Linda O'Neal | June 26, 2021

The knitting group once again met at the home of Renate Gyuro. As usual, there were many examples of fine handiwork.

June Book Club Meeting

By Marijo Medcraft | June 23, 2021

The June Book Club meeting was held at the home of Marijo Medcraft. We sat on the patio and watched the birds flit about as we discussed the book Molokai by Alan Brennert. The book tracks the history of Rachel Kalama who is taken from her home and family at the age of 7, when […]

Piecemakers June 2, 2021 Meeting Report

By Elaine Slate | June 18, 2021

Five of us met at Linda Greenstone's home for our June meeting. It was a show and tell type of meeting. We met on her patio under her beautiful new awning. Well, at least until it got too hot and we got hungry! For the show and tell, we all admired the progress that Rosenelle […]

Book Club May Meeting

By Virginia Felker | May 17, 2021

Book Club met at the home of Sheris Fine and enjoyed her lovely patio and views of the hillsides towards Mt. Mcloughlin. We discussed Char Hoppe's choice of book 'A Thousand Splendid Suns' by Khaled Hosseini. It's a tale of Afghan history that centers on two women a generation apart. It focuses on their struggles […]

Piecemakers May 5, 2021 Meeting Report

By Elaine Slate | May 12, 2021

Four members of our group met on Cinco de Mayo on Rosenelle's patio. It was a warm day but nice in the shady space. We all had fun sharing our works in progress (WIP's). Rosenelle and Linda have made progress on a French Rose quilt they are making for their friend/hairdresser as a wedding gift. […]

April’s Book choice ‘American Dirt’

By Virginia Felker | April 21, 2021

Book Club had a patio meeting to discuss one of Oprah's book pics, 'American Dirt' by Jeanine Cummins. It centers around a middle class woman and her eight year old son who are forced to flee for their lives from the cartel. They are headed on a drama filled journey to the United States along […]

Piecemakers April 6, 2021 Meeting Report

By Elaine Slate | April 21, 2021

Five of us met at Tap & Vine for a delightful lunch on a beautiful April spring day. It was wonderful to be able to dine outdoors together. We then headed for Cottage Quilts for a little shopping. This is a tradition we have whenever we dine out. Dine & shop, shop & dine; either […]

Ladies Dining Out went to Cicily’s for dinner.

By Betsy Hase | April 13, 2021

We had a large gathering of 20 ladies out to dinner at Cicily’s on April 12th. The management put us a separate area so that they could follow regulations and set tables accordingly. A grand time was had by all! Great food and great service as usual!

Hiking Group Scaled Roxy Ann March 2021

By Martha Roy | March 29, 2021

Seven members of the intrepid hiking group took the less muddy route to the top of Roxy Ann on March 19th. We hiked mostly on the road until we connected with the less soupy section of the trail leading to the top. Great weather and wide views of the valley. The most memorable view was […]

Knotty Ladies Feb./March 2021 Meetings

By Victoria Brown | March 21, 2021

The Knotty Ladies had their regular meeting on Feb. 3rd at Dora Moore’s home at 1pm. 4 ladies attended. We had a nice visit & since there were only 4 of us, we were able to social distance very easily. We hadn’t met since last Sept. at Betty’s home. My how we all missed getting […]

Piecemakers March 3, 2021 Meeting Report

By Elaine Slate | March 19, 2021

The Piecemakers took advantage of a warm, sunny day and met on Rosenelle's patio on March 3rd. It was a beautiful day and it was wonderful to be able to meet in person again. Rosenelle, Sue and Elaine shared some lovely projects. Rosenelle showed off three amazing pieces: a beautiful embroidery wall hanging of an […]

Book Club February 2021

By Clancy Statz | March 5, 2021

Our group joined together again in February via Zoom to discuss the selection of the month, Leif Enger's "Peace Like a River". The story is told from the perspective of a young boy, Reuben, who lives with his father, brother and precocious younger sister in a small Minnesota town in the 1950's. Reuben's older brother […]

Piecemakers February 3, 2021 Zoom Meeting

By Elaine Slate | February 13, 2021

The Piecemakers met again in February via Zoom. The pandemic continues but at least we have Zoom! We discussed Linda’s idea of planning a quilt show. Planning anything right now is challenging due to COVID but we are in discussions anyway. Several of us shared our latest projects. Linda shared a couple of her beautiful […]