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