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.
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… Read More.
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… Read More.
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… Read More.
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… Read More.
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.
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… Read More.
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… Read More.