P.O. Box 173, Rye CO 81069

Scrappy Ladies Quilt Guild

We are a nonprofit organization, registered with the State of Colorado.  We host an annual Quilt Show in July, at which we draw for the winner of our Raffle Quilt.  Proceeds of our raffle are dedicated to library books, educational classes for our members, the purchase of materials to make our raffle quilts and quilts to be donated to various charities, Guild programs, and a donation in exchange for our meeting room.  Beyond fellowship, the featured purpose of our annual retreat is to preserve the tradition, culture and history of quilting, and to promote the knowledge and appreciation of all aspects of quilting.

Quilters in Huerfano and Pueblo Counties, Colorado

Our Guild was established in 1996 as a community for people who support the importance of Quilts In Our Lives - past, present and future.
 
We meet on the second Monday of each month, at the Colorado City Recreation Center, beginning at 10:00a.‚Äč  Following a short business meeting, we enjoy the sharing by our members of both completed efforts and projects in process; we finish with a guest speaker or a program.   Guests are welcome (no fee)!  

Some of our members meet, informally, at the Colorado City Rec Center on the first, fourth and fifth Mondays, 9:00-11:30a. And some of our members also meet for a Sit 'n' Sew on the third Thursday of the month, at the Navajo Water Board bldg, 9:00a-3:00p.

We provide quilts in support of several local organizations, notably AADA (Advocates Against Domestic Assault) which is a member of the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence; BB3 (or Bright by Three, formerly Bright Beginnings) offers parents the foundation to provide their children ages 0-3 a healthy start in life; the Dialysis Center at the Veterans Community Living Center in Walsenburg; the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, and the Sangre de Cristo Center for Youth in Walsenburg.

December 11 - Luncheon at LaPlaza Hotel in Walsenburg.  Must be prepaid ($20) at November meeting.  No gift exchange, but bring 2-3 wrapped gifts for Bingo.

January 8 - Share/Exchange blocks from pizza boxes, to make pleasing arrangements for charity quilt tops.  Recently purchased fabric will be available for charity quilts.


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Directions to the Colorado City Recreation Center.         Address is 5000 Cuerno Verde Blvd.  Exit #74 on I-25.  Drive west on Hwy 165, toward the mountains.  Drive 2.2 mi.  Turn right on Crow Cutoff (sign indicating Recreation Center).  Drive .4 mi.  Turn left on Cuerno Verde (Again, sign indicating direction to the Rec Center).  Drive 1.4 mi.  Passing the swimming pool parking lot on your left, turn left on Los Cerritos.  Go around the curve and turn left on Monte Vista, then left toward the basketball/tennis court.  Should take approx 9 min. from the Exit.

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