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 […]
We held our third Zoom get together and discussed "The Only Woman in the Room" by Marie Benedict. The historical fiction novel tells the saga of the glamourous Viennese born actress Hedy Lamarr. The book covers many fascinating periods: her teenage marriage to a wealthy munitions manufacturer to the Nazis, her daring escape from him, […]
We Piecemakers toasted in the new year as best we could during our Zoom meeting on January 6, 2021. Some of us had projects to share. Terry showed us her "Galaxy" quilt top she just finished. Check out the picture; it is truly gorgeous. Kelly shared two quilts she recently completed, plus exciting news, a […]
We, the Knotty Ladies Quilters of Eagle Point would like to say Happy New Year to everybody and hope we can meet again soon. Because of Covid 19 we haven’t met as a group since September. I know that everybody is well and staying busy. Maxine delivered 19 baby blankets to Asante neonatal unit and […]
The Piecemakers took a "pause" from meeting in person and did a Zoom meeting. We usually do a quilt store shopping and lunch outing in December but opted for adult beverages & Christmassy sweaters over Zoom instead. We made the best of it. Each of us took a turn at showing off our quilt rooms. […]
We had our annual December get together via zoom and instead of the ugly sweaters we had some very festive head adornments. (See pic.) We discussed some of our more interesting reads outside of the book group. Some of those were: Snow Falling on Cedars – David Guterson Death Comes for the Archbishop – Willa […]
The Book Club ventured into the world of Zoom for their November meeting. Thanks to Clancy Statz’s expertise we were able to safely discuss our selection of “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance. This memoir by J.D. Vance tells the story of a family suffering with addiction and poverty set against the backdrop of a dying […]
A very talented group of knitters met at the home of Renate Gyuro on Tuesday, Nov. 10. We were a small group of six but a good time was had by all. There were many finished projects for show and tell.
On November 4, five of the Piecemakers met at Rosenelle's for an enjoyable afternoon on the patio. The plan had been to work on our own current projects but the day was too nice to sit inside. We had a fun show & tell time, however. Linda and Rosenelle shared their machine embroidery projects and […]
The hiking group got together on Monday November 4. Gerene sent out an “impromptu” e-mail inviting those who were interested in a hike to Upper Table Rock. 5 showed up to car-pool, in two cars, with masks, and 6 more traveled independently to meet at the trailhead. Weather was perfect, so the 11 hikers headed […]
Knotty Lady’s met on November 4, 2020 at Maxine Williams home for a monthly meeting. Four ladies attended. Social distance & mask were observed. Eleven baby blankets were made by the ladies for the Asante Neo-natal and Maxine will deliver them. Also 13 place mats will be taken to the Foods & Friends in Medford. […]
The Piecemakers met on October 7th at Rosenelle's. We enjoyed a nice visit on her patio, admiring the garden. Sue & Kelly were not able to attend and we missed them. We made some plans for 2021 but decided to try to get together for lunch with everyone on October 21st. We met on the […]
The Book Club group met at the Harnish Wayside Park and Visitor Center for our October book review. It was a beautiful day although a Fall chill was in the air. We discussed our most recent read of the Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides in a stimulating review on the lawn in our own chairs.
The Ladies Dining Out group gathered again for a meal out at the Original Roadhouse Grill in Medford. A fun time was had by all. They restaurant set up a table for us in a back room so that we had plenty of space. We had 8 ladies but I forgot again to take a […]
Last night, September 21st, 10 enthusiastic ladies joined together for a dinner out. We were having so much fun that I forgot to take a picture of us. We enjoyed salads, pizza, burgers, wine, beer etc. We are looking forward to our next adventure out!
The Book Club gathered to discuss The Dutch House on September 9th at Charmaine Lewis's home. We had such a small gathering due to smoke from the fires and power outages we have decided to review it again next month in addition to next month's book.
Good morning everyone!! The Knotty Ladies Quilters of Eagle Point, Oregon, are staying home and staying safe. We hope you are all well. We are staying busy with mask making (not as much as the last time I wrote), quilts and just staying busy and having fun. We held our September 2, 2020 meeting at […]
On September 2nd, five of us met at Rosenelle's again. The heat made us stay indoors so we wore our masks and practiced social distancing. We got together to work on our UFO's but we talked more than worked. Terry brought along a blouse she is making. Hopefully she will model it for us next […]
The Piecemakers met on August 19, 2020. It was a beautiful day on her shady patio with lovely garden views. We all brought some show and tell items and spent our time sharing all of them. Linda and Rosenelle had attended a class on making the Beatle Bags and were quite pleased with them. Sue […]
On August 11, the knitting group met outside at Renate’s Alpaca Ranch. Maryann modeled a beautiful sweater which she just completed.
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 & […]
In our July meeting we discussed Virginia Felker's book choice 'The Other Einstein' by Marie Benedict. This was a story about Albert Einstein's first wife and how her mathematical background, may have contributed to his theory of relativity, while remaining in his shadow. A good discussion ensued about women's struggles thru the years especially in […]
This month we ventured out to Miguel’s in Shady Cove for Mexican food on June 11th for an early dinner. Everyone enjoyed finally being out with the group and having fun conversations. As it turned out we also had great entertainment of a storm that blew in right after we sat down. It started with […]
Our Book Club met today at Kristine Frey’s home to discuss the book that Jan Griffen selected. “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate. This was historical fiction and very interesting about Georgia Tann who ran the Tennessee Children’s Home. This was a front for a black market adoption ring headed by Tann.
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 […]
The Knotty Ladies met at Helen Hensley's home on May 15, 2020 for the first time since Mar. 4. With coronavirus restrictions in place we considered a video meeting, but the Phase 1 guidelines made an in-person meeting possible. Lydia Davidson's beautiful patio was the setting for the meeting and masks and social distancing were […]
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 […]
Part of our group gathered on May 13th and reviewed the book, The Witch Elm by Tana French. It is always interesting to hear how others interpret the books we read, how the author writes to develop characters, did they enjoy their style of writing and would you read any other books that they have […]
On May 5 the knitting group once again met via Zoom to knit and catch up on the latest news. Nancy McGlothlan showed off her "forever long Quarantine tunic".
The Knotty Lady's Quilters meet every month on the 1st Wednesday at our homes. The April 3rd. was supposed to be at Lynn Bakers home, but, due to the Coronavirus shut down. We of course didn't meet. I have been in contact with the Knotty Ladies via e-mail and text. We are very busy making […]