Sunday, January 24, 2016

February Meetings!

Join us Tuesday, February 2 for our annual Trash to Treasures Auction!  Donated items could be your new treasures.  Bring your quarters to take a chance on great auction items!  

On Tuesday, Feb 16 Cheryl Hough presents a Trunk Show of quilts using machine embroidery.    

Guests are always welcome!  Bring your show and tell and join us in February!

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Happy New Year!

We have great programs planned for 2016!  Join us in January:

On Tuesday, January 5 it's our popular Quilters University.  Start the year off and learn something fun and new! 

On Tuesday, January 19 we welcome a trunk show with Ann Peterson.  You've seen her on Craftsy, and now you get to see her in person!

Bring your show and tell to share and start the year off with all of us at Nimble Thimbles!

Friday, October 23, 2015

NOTE:  ELECTION DAY NOV. 3 - NO MEETING!

On Tuesday, November 10, we welcome Linda Yantis as our presenter.

On Tuesday, November 17, Pat Knoechel returns for her annual, lively, informative and fun visit with the latest patterns, tips, and quilts from "Quilt in a Day." As Eleanor Burns' sister, Pat interprets "Quilt in a Day" patterns in her own unique style.  

Guests are welcome at our meetings!  Come join us for a visit and enjoy our presenters at each meeting! 


Friday, September 25, 2015

Three Cheers for October Meetings!

Fall is here, and it's time for our annual Small Quilt Auction to be held on Tuesday, October 6.  Bring a small (or large) quilt to donate to the auction, or come to bid on some great quilts!  Everyone is welcome!  Monies raised support our educational programs throughout the year.

On Tuesday, October 20 our program is Christmas Make 'n Take.  We'll provide Christmas patterns, and a dreidel pattern, and show you how to make an ornament for yourself or to donate to veterans in nursing homes.   Let's get a jump start on holiday gift making!

Bring your show and tell to share and join us in October!

Friday, August 28, 2015

September Meetings!

Join us on September 1 for Quilt-O!  Bring a fat quarter to "buy" your 2 Quilt-O cards to play.  There will be fun prizes and a lucky winner will go home with ALL the fat quarters!!  Bring pennies, buttons or even M&Ms to cover your Quilt-O cards.

On September 15 Nancy Busby will be presenting a truck show of her hand appliqué work.  Join us and be inspired for your future projects!

On the 5th Tuesday, September 29, there will be a Sew-In at the church.  Bring your sewing machine and help work on our Community Service projects.

NOTE:  An additional Sew Day has been scheduled at the Chandler PD for Sunday, Sept. 6, 9:00am-5:00pm. Bring your quilting projects and enjoy the day in the company of quilters!




Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Dog Days of Summer!

It may be the Dog Days of Summer in Phoenix, but it's cool inside, and we have two great programs for August!

On Tuesday, August 4, NT members Becky B., Kathy K., and Angela N. (the Fearsome Threesome) will present a Bonnie Hunter Extravaganza!  Join us for great creative ideas for your own projects.

Tuesday, August 18 brings a fun, fun, fun presentation on 101 Things to Do With 2 1/2 Inch Strips!  NT members (and guests) - bring what you have made with 2 1/2 inch strips.  They may be quilts or any other creative projects.  Prizes will be awarded!  

Visitors are always welcome!  Bring your show and tell and join us in August!

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Stay COOL with our July Meetings!

Join us Tuesday, July 7 for PUPS!  Time for those Poor Unfinished Projects to come to our meeting.  You may bring in a selection of your PUPS (up to 3) for peer review and suggestions on finishing... and popular vote will decide which PUP you will finish first!  (Yep, we keep a list so we know which one was chosen!)  If you participated last year, bring your finished PUP to show.  I hear there will be a drawing for prizes for those that bring a finished PUP!  No PUPS this year?  Come and join the fun - cheer on and encourage those with PUPs and make your vote count!

On Tuesday, July 21we are pleased to have Pam Stevenson join us! She will highlight quilts from her book; Grand Endeavors:  Vintage Arizona Quilts and Their Makers.  Pam's focus will be on pre-1940 quilts that were documented in Arizona during the first Arizona Quilt Project.  Come and hear first-hand this unique piece of Arizona history!

Sunday Sew-Ins News:  The new summer times are 8:00am - 5:00pm.  Sew-Ins are "open sew" days, scheduled on the 3rd Sunday of the month at the Chandler PD (see calendar for dates and map).  Summer Sew-Ins are scheduled through September.  All are welcome!