Bees are small groups that get together to share and learn from one another, make new friends, and increase quilting skills.  All members are invited to join the Bees.  To learn more, just drop in to see what they are all about!  Bees are for Guild members only.

QUILT ADDICTS BEE on the third Tuesday of each month, 9:30 a.m. to Noon, Friends In Deed.  The smaller Bees have been combined into one harmonious group of quilters to help each other in the pursuit of quilting knowledge.  The following are the Bees that were combined:  Tips and Tricks Bee, Accuquilt, Hexie’s (paper piecing), UFOs, Traditional Blocks.  Contact:  Nancy Moshier, 520-393-0875,

STARLIGHT STITCHERS EVENING BEE 5:30 p.m., third Thursday of each month, Lutheran Church of the Risen Savior Fellowship Hall.  Contact:  Kay Daro, 520-762-5212,  Can’t make it to a daytime Guild meeting?  We’d love to have you share and learn quilting!

OUT OF THE BOX BEE meets the second Tuesday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to Noon at Friends In Deed, Room C. Not your grandma’s sewing bee–we make wall-sized art quilts. Currently, we are doing monthly challenges and a program, which can include field trips and learning new techniques. For more information contact Karen Laird at or 208-863-0626.

ROUND ROBIN BEES second and fourth Fridays at a Bee member’s home from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.  Contact:  Nancy Moshier, 520-393-0875,

CHARITY BEE is held at 9:00 a.m. the third Thursday of each month prior to the General Meeting at the Lutheran Church of the Risen Savior Fellowship Hall.  Contact:  Beverly McQueen,

EMBROIDERY BEE will be held the third Monday of each month at the home of Katie Templeton, 1660 N Rio Buena Vista, at 11:00 a.m.  Contact:  Katie Templeton, 520-399-9236,  There are sew many aspects of the exciting world of embroidery in quilting…bring your machine or handwork…or come for the learning and sharing.

UFO BEE – You can join any time. Just bring your numbered list of current UFOs and $2.00 to a meeting. It is a raffle, so it just takes one completed UFO to win. If you have any questions, contact Sue Norris at or 520-398-7150.  The rules and entrance form are below.

2017-2018 UFO Contest rules

2017-2018 UFO Entrance Form


May 15, 2017 Embroidery Bee