Tag: Quail Creek Quilt Covey

Quilt Covey honors moms in the military

JoAnn Haberer This year the Quail Creek Quilt Covey donated thirteen gorgeous quilts to the Military Family Baby Shower put on by The Women of Quail Creek. One, which was quilted by Deb Migdalski, was designed to promote this year’s theme, “Love You to the Moon and Back.” Twelve additional quilts went to mothers who…

Congratulations, Sherry

Susanne Fairman And the winner is… Sherry Morris, an avid golfer and member of Fabrics Plus, a division of the Quail Creek Quilt Covey, is the 2017 winner of the FitNice Challenge, a nationwide sewing competition! Contestants were challenged to design a garment using the FitNice pattern system. Sherrie designed and sewed a knit top…

Busy summer for the Quilt Covey

Colleen Curran Taking a break from the summer heat and the monsoons, the members of the Quilt Covey have been busy working on projects for the Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Fair on November 4. Members gathered in the Studio in the Creative Arts and Technology Center throughout the summer to work on group projects…

Quilts for Honor Flight veterans

Left to right: Linda Lentz, Marge Swim, Kris Wollard, Ann Nease, Kay Robinson, Carol Bisio, Jeanne Stevens; photo by Ann Nease

Colleen Curran The Quail Creek Quilt Covey set a goal in 2017 to provide quilts for veterans living in southern Arizona who will participate in the upcoming Tucson Honor Flight in September. When the Quilt Covey held a sewing bee in February, the group thought it could make at least nine quilts. The Honor Flight…

Calling all vintage or special quilt owners

Gordon and Becky Gray with Gordon’s vintage quilt

Do you have a vintage or special quilt? The Quail Creek Quilt Covey is producing a Vintage/Special Quilt Show in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom on January 6, 2018 (yes, 2018) which will display vintage and special quilts owned by Quail Creek residents. “We will solicit quilts throughout next year, take photos and then create information…

Quilt Covey creates a Quilt of Valor

Colleen Curran The Quail Creek Quilt Covey devoted the month of July to creating a Quilt of Valor. The Quilts of Valor Foundation (QOVF) was begun in 2003 by Catherine Roberts when her son Nat was deployed in Iraq. The motto of the organization is “Quilting to Honor and Comfort.” The first Quilt of Valor…