Tag: quilting

PebbleCreek Quilter Assists Sewing Club

Linda Rowe and Pam Branfur PebbleCreek Quilt Club member Erma Taylor responded to a request from the PebbleCreek Sewing Club. The PebbleCreek Sewing Club was making little bags to hold feminine hygiene products collected for and donated to the Go With The Flow organization. Go With The Flow is a non-profit organization that provides menstrual products to…

Charity Fundraising Quilt

Linda Rowe and Carole Schumacher Have you ever wondered why the PebbleCreek Quilters Club (PCQC) makes a special charity fundraising quilt each year? The answer is easy. We use the funds to procure supplies for the charities we support. PCQC does a phenomenal amount of charity work for our local community. During the past 15…

Quilters Club Answers the Call for Sensory Mats

Front row (left to right): Linda Rowe, Joan Grube, Jan Ochterbecki; back row: Judy Frank, Nadine Eders, Diane Rottman, Lynne Hupp, and Maura Weddle

Linda Rowe People with dementia, or in hospice with dementia, spend many hours sitting or lying down. They may be bored, anxious, unable to interpret their environment accurately, or unable to recognize family members. In addition, when people with dementia become agitated, it can be extremely difficult for family members to see their loved ones…

Quilters Help Another PebbleCreek Charity

Dennis Defrain (left) and Michael Kramer

Linda Rowe The PC Quilters Club has a long history of supporting our veterans by making quilts and sponsoring a veteran’s luncheon. For the last few years, we have also donated a quilt to the Luke Chapter of the Military Officers Association of American (MOAA) for their annual fundraiser. PC Quilt Club member Cynthia Schwartz…

The 2021 Opportunity Quilt Is Unveiled!

Linda Rowe The PebbleCreek Quilters Club is pleased to announce the availability of raffle tickets for the 2021 Opportunity Quilt. The pattern, Riverbed, was selected by Carol Moonan and Marka Locker based on the great experience and positive reception their Virginia quilt guild had making this pattern previously. Riverbed was designed by internationally recognized quilt designer…

2020 Opportunity Quilt Winners

Joel and Virgie Manley with the 2020 Opportunity Quilt

Linda Rowe No one was more surprised than Virgie Manley when her husband, Joel, told her they needed to go pick something up. As it turned out, Joel had bought just five tickets online from the PC Quilters Club for the 2020 Opportunity Quilt. Joel was very excited and said, “We won!” Joel had bought…

PC Quilters Turn Canceled Luncheon into Meals for Others

Linda Rowe The PebbleCreek Quilters had to cancel their annual spring luncheon in 2020 due to COVID-19. The club elected to delay reimbursing luncheon payments in hopes that payments could be used for the Christmas luncheon instead. Unfortunately, that luncheon was also canceled. In addition, the tradition of the annual holiday luncheon included the collection…