Group Listings, p. 1

All neighborhood groups are open to any member and guests.

Members are encouraged to attend any or all neighborhood group meetings.

Guests may attend two (2) consecutive meetings before joining the Guild.

1. Chandler – C
35th Ave. Sew & Vac
4339 W. Ray Rd, #27
Chandler, AZ  85226
2nd Tuesday,  1:30 PM
Click on this link to see the Chandler Group web page for photos of projects and more info:

Group Leader:

Lise Moskop



Jan 9  Planning meeting for 2018

Feb 13  Chicken Pin Cushion led by Phyllis

March 13  Demo: bathing suit led by Phyllis

April 10  Mini Bags led by Lise

May 8  Tote Bag led by Iva

June 12  Santa Block led by Barb

July 10  Charity Pillow Cases; group event

Aug 14  TBD; Manager at 35th Ave to give update on events/sales

Sept 11  Iron Pad led by Lise

Oct 9  Heart Pot Holder led by Phyllis

Nov 13  UFO Project Catch Up for all

Dec 11  Lunch & Party at a restaurant TBD


2. East Mesa – EM

(Winter location)
A Quilter’s Oasis
9963 E. Baseline Rd, #105
Mesa, AZ 85209
(Summer location)
La Hacienda RV Resort
1797 W. 28th Av.
Apache Junction, AZ 85120
We meet in a gated Park, contact NG Leaders for info.
Change of Location!

1st Tuesday, 9:30 AM
Click on this link to see the East Mesa Group web page for photos of projects and more info:

Group Leaders:
Judy Sharp

Rita Erickson


Jan 2  Fabric Origami with Jim Culley  (at A Quilter’s Oasis)

Feb 6   F.A.B.R.I.C. workshop tour

March 6  IRCA field trip; tour of  IRCA reupholsters shop in Phoenix

April 3  Jewelry Hanger with Barb Rice (at La Hacienda RV Resort)

May 1   Cutwork bookmark with Anita  (at La Hacienda)

June 5  Sun Hats with Mary Erickson (at La Hacienda)

July 3  Star Ornament with Lyn (at La Hacienda)

Aug 7  Gnomes with Lyn (at La Hacienda)

Sept 4   American Girl Doll Workshop with Joan & Sonya (at La Hacienda)

Oct 2  Pillowcases with Rita  (at La Hacienda)

Nov 6  Garment Techniques? (location TBA)

Dec 4  Christmas Party; location TBA 



3. E. Mesa Saturday – MS
Mulqueen Sewing Center
3716 East Main St.
Mesa, AZ  85205

2nd Saturday, 10:00 AM
Click on this link to see the East Mesa Saturday Group web page for photos of projects and more info:

Group Leader:
Arlene Hafermann


Jan 13  Pencil/Crayon holders and totes
(bring your ideas and patterns for the 2018 projects)

Feb 10  Purses, Big or Small

March 10  Tracing ready to wear to make your own patterns 

April 14   Tank top or T-Shirts

May 12  Making your own underwear (bring your tape measures)

June 9  Second lesson making your own underwear
(bring fabric and supplies for sewing) Bring your measurements with you.

July 14  Christmas Placemats 

Aug 11  Christmas Wall Hanging
(Less Than Traditional Pattern) 

Sept 8  The Ruffle Purse  

Oct 13  Open Sewing, bring your unfinished projects and unfinished Christmas presents

Nov 10  Make your own turkey centerpiece 

Dec 8   Christmas Party or open sewing

4. Northwest Valley – NWV        

Jacqueline Curtis’s Home
17815 N. 131st Ave.
Sun City, AZ  85375

4th Monday,   10:00 AM



Click on this link to see the Northwest Valley Group web page for photos of projects and more info:

For more information, please contact:
Jacqueline Curtis



Jan 22   Quick tips for making your own Jelly Rolls

Feb 26   Placemat or table runner ideas

March 26  Serger tips and quick items to make

April 23  How to us Scan and Cut2; demo

May 21   (Changed due to Memorial holiday)    Using our smartphones, iPads, and computers for sewing  

June 25   Our go-to sewing books & magazines that we use most often 

July 23  YouTube for sewing    

Aug 27     

Sept 24    

Oct 22      

Nov 26     

Dec 24