Tag: Material Girls

Material Girls obsession over bags

Anita Brockell’s bag

Sandi Price Paula Hughes, a Material Girls member and a publisher of bag patterns, started it all. We were pleasantly surprised to find one of Paula’s patterns at Must Love Fabric on our recent outing. She designed a special bag for Material Girls and taught a “how to” class. Several members made the bag and it…

Material Girls check out the Texas Quilt Museum

Sandi Price Twelve of the Material Girls group did an overnight trip to the Texas Quilt Museum, originated established in 2011. It is housed in two historic 1890s buildings and features more than 10,000 square feet in three galleries. Of special interest to the group was the Hollis Chatelain exhibition, “Stories from West Africa.” The…

Material Girls win big

Sandi Price Members of our club brought home a whopping 21 ribbons including a Grand Champion ribbon as well as a Reserve Champion ribbon from the North Texas State Fair and Rodeo this year. The annual fair, held in Denton, Texas might be fairly small by Texas standards, but it brings in over 100,000 people…

Material Girls win big at the State Fair

Marguerite Rose and her butterfly quilt

Marguerite Rose is the North Texas State Fair Grand Champion. Her entry of the Butterfly quilt was the Best in Show for fiber arts. Lucy Rees’s wool pink flowers was the reserve champion. Other blue ribbon winners were Ruth Loyd, Paula Sanders, Ruth Kline, Kathy Marrou, Nancy Meyers, Judy Hilderbrant, Jeanne De Arment, Peggy Zilinsky…

Ruth’s Quilts

Splash of Color

Lucy Rees A Splash of Color by Ruth Loyd, Material Girls member, was displayed in the Arlington Quilt Show in August and the Bear Creek Show in June. Ruth has been collecting black and white fabric for several years. She put it to good use when she took a class on how to make the…

Material Girls are very busy

Material Girls 2017 Quilt Class Graduates

Sandi Price The Material Girls Club is mainly focused on all things quilting and embroidery. We have a yearly quilt class with a one-to-one ratio of student and mentor for those who would like to learn to quilt. We also complete numerous charitable projects such as pillowcases for The Children’s Advocacy Center, quilt donations for…

Material Girls show and tell

Material Girls Nancy Meyers and Madalena Munoz take advantage of the weekly “show and tell” to spotlight their finished quilts. The girls meet every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the Blue Bonnet Room at the CATC. If you are a quilter, experienced or beginner, or want to find a new hobby, stop by for a…

Sewing for Others

The Material Girls have enjoyed sewing for charity this year. In this productive year they have made 144 pillowcases for CASA, 244 Christmas stockings for various organizations, 175 drawstring bags that were requested by Support Our Troops, dozens of cancer pillows and 100 polar fleece cancer caps for the Denton Cancer Center. If you are…