Tag: Needlework Club

Summer sewing fun

Max Perzan It all started in 2010 when the ladies of the Quail Creek Needlework Club made “pillow case” sundresses to help young girls who had been victims of a devastating earthquake in Haiti. The club was able to send more than 100 dresses at that time to support the young girls. The tradition of…

Hats, blankets and shawls – oh my!

  Linda Freeman Once again the Needlework Club members have had a busy year producing items to be donated to the club’s selected charities. During 2017 the club donated 883 hats, blankets, shawls, sweaters and other items to Aviva Children’s Services in Tucson, Hands of a Friend (Genesis House), Salvation Army, St. Andrews Children’s Clinic…

Attention breast cancer survivors

Did you know that the Quail Creek Needlework Club provides special handmade breast prostheses for women who have undergone mastectomies or other such procedures? Traditional prosthetics are usually expensive, heavy, sweaty and uncomfortable. The Needlework Club offers a soft, comfortable, beautiful alternative. They are free to Quail Creek women and come in a variety of…

Needlework Club enjoys sharing

Linda Freeman The Quail Creek Needlework Club gathers together friendly people to craft items with yarns and fabric. A happy consequence of our crafting produces such items as blankets, hats, sweaters, dresses and quilts that we donate to one of our designated charities: Hands of a Friend, Salvation Army, St. Andrews Children’s Clinic, Valley Assistance…

Attention breast cancer survivors

Did you know that the Quail Creek Needlework Club provides special handmade breast prostheses for women who have undergone mastectomies or other such procedures? Traditional prosthetics are usually expensive, heavy, sweaty and uncomfortable. The Needlework Club offers a soft, comfortable, beautiful alternative. They are free to Quail Creek women and come in a variety of…

Needlework Club helps kids

Mary Cerny, Barb Poltl, Gwen Mowat and Max Perzan of the Quail Creek Needlework Club spent Saturday, July 16 creating drawstring bags for Tucson children. The club has supported Aviva Children’s Services for many years and this was the second time members participated in the annual sew-a-thon in Tucson. The ladies were part of over…

Needlework Club helps Tucson children

Mary Cerny, Barb Poltl, Gwen Mowat and Max Perzan display a cloth bag.

Linda Freeman Mary Cerny, Barb Poltl, Gwen Mowat and Max Perzan of the Quail Creek Needlework Club spent Saturday, July 18 creating 49 drawstring bags for Tucson children. The club has supported Aviva Children’s Services for many years, but this was the first time members participated in the annual sew-a-thon at the Women’s Center in…

Needlework Club news

Ballerina outfit knitted by Linda Kaas.

Linda Freeman Two of the Needlework Club members made special gifts for American Girl dolls belonging to their respective granddaughters this spring; Linda Kaas knited a special pink ballerina ensemble and Susan Stoltman sewed some bright summer outfits complete with a hat. These members exemplified the Gifted Hands – Giving Hearts that is the unofficial…